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Blugold Soccer Team Earns NSCAA Ethics Award

Blugold Soccer Team Earns NSCAA Ethics Award

KANSAS CITY, Kan. ( – The UW-Eau Claire women's soccer team has earned a Team Ethics Award for the 2013 season, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America recently announced.

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The Blugolds were honored with a bronze award after receiving only six yellow cards and no red cards the entire season.

In all, 256 teams received either the Gold, Silver or Bronze version of the College Team Ethics and Sportsmanship 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 159 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 72 teams, which is presented to teams that receive no reds and a maximum of 10 yellows.