KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's soccer team has earned a Team Ethics Award, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America recently announced.
The Blugolds earned a Bronze Award, which is given to teams that receive 10 or fewer yellow cards and no red cards during the course of the season. The Blugolds had six yellow cards this year.
A total of 82 teams received either the Gold, Silver or Bronze version of the Team Ethics Award, which recognizes teams that exhibit fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the Laws of the Game, as reflected by the number of yellow caution cards or red ejection cards they are shown by referees throughout the season.
Around the WIAC, four other schools also appeared on the list. Whitewater also received a Bronze Award while Oshkosh, Stevens Point and Superior earned Silver Awards.