NEW LONDON, Conn.--(1/5/12)--The Coast Guard Academy women's soccer team has won the 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Ethics/Sportsmanship Gold Award.
The Bears were one of just 13 other Division III schools nationally to win the award.
The NSCAA gives out Gold, Silver and Bronze Ethics/Sportsmanship Awards in all Divisions to teams that did not receive any red cards all year and the number of yellow cards determines the award given.
Coast Guard earned the Gold Award by not receiving any yellow during the entire season. Silver Awards are given to team that had between one and five yellow cards while a Bronze Award is for teams with between six and ten yellow cards.
Head coach Susan Grant will be presented the award at the NSCAA Convention in Kansas City next week.
Grant and the Bears also won the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Soccer Sportsmanship Award for the third straight season this year.
January 5, 2012 Bears Honored by NSCAA
November 10, 2011 Trio Named to NEWMAC All-Academic team
November 8, 2011 Shelton Named to All-Conference team
October 29, 2011 Bears Drop Season Finale
October 22, 2011 MIT Blanks Bears 2-0
October 18, 2011 Shelton Goal Helps Bears End Winless Streak
October 15, 2011 Babson Blanks Bears 1-0
October 8, 2011 Wellesley Beats Bears 1-0
October 5, 2011 Bears Fall 1-0 on Senior Night
October 4, 2011 Bears Fall in Double Overtime
October 1, 2011 Bears Fall 1-0 at Clark
September 27, 2011 Bears Fall at Conn. College
September 26, 2011 Mills Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week
September 24, 2011 Bears Tie WPI 0-0
September 21, 2011 Huge Second Half Lead Bears
September 17, 2011 Bears Fall to #14 Springfield 2-0
September 14, 2011 Bears Run Win Streak to Three; Blank Mitchell
September 9, 2011 Bears Blank NY Maritime 6-0
September 6, 2011 Mundy's First Career Goal Leads Bears to Win
September 1, 2011 Bears Drop Season Opener