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Women’s soccer team earns NSCAA Ethics/Sportsmanship Gold Award

WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAMThe Muskingum University women's soccer team is one of only 13 teams in the nation to receive the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Ethics/Sportsmanship Gold Award for 2011. The Gold Award is regarded as one of the association’s most difficult awards to earn.

Muskingum’s is the only team from Ohio to earn the award.  Teams are eligible from all divisions of the  National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the National Junior College Athletic Association.




The team also has earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the 15th  straight year.   To receive that award, a team must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average for the entire academic year

Under the guidance of Head Coach Mary Beth Caudill, the women’s soccer team has been honored with either the gold or silver ethics/sportsmanship award in 11 of the last 14 years.

Coach Caudill has led the women’s soccer team for 16 years, and currently serves as president of the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association.