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National Coaches Association Again Honor MHS Boys’ Soccer

Skilled on the field, and committed in the classroom, the Indians were just honored for their exceptional team ethics and good sportsmanship. Congrats to all, especially Coach Colin Delaney!

The Montville High School boys’ soccer team was honored with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics & Sportsmanship Silver Award for the 2013 season, as announced by the organization on Jan. 2.

And in late November, the team was given the coveted National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 season.

For the sportsmanship award, the Indians received only three cautions this past season, which resulted in earning the national award and recognition. 

A total of only 35 high school boys’ teams from throughout the United States earned the NSCAA Ethics & Sportsmanship Award. Of that total, only 24 high school boys programs earned the Silver Award.

The award recognizes exemplary performance in the area of ethics and sportsmanship in the sport of high school soccer. In order to earn the Silver Award, a team needs to have received zero red cards and no more than five yellow cards in a season.

Montville received only three yellow cards this past season. Montville was the only local team to receive this honor and was one of only two high school boys’ programs in Connecticut, joined by Enfield High School.

For the academic award, the Indians maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.37 over the academic year to earn the award. A total of only 140 high school boys’ teams from throughout the U.S. earned the award.

What a class act this team is! Congratulate them in the comments! 

 

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