Soccer Team Earns NSCAA Ethics Award

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.

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The Blugolds were honored with a silver award, after receiving only three yellow cards the entire season.

In all, 96 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.

A total of 59 teams claimed the Silver Award, which is given to teams that accumulate no red cards and a maximum of five yellow cards, while the Bronze Award went to 20 teams, which is presented to teams that receive no reds and a maximum of 10 yellows.

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