Fort Lewis and Grand Valley State take titles
[NCAA DIVISION II] Fort Lewis (men) and Grand Valley State (women) won titles Saturday at the NCAA Division II national finals in Tampa.
Fort Lewis beat Lees-McRae, 1-0, on David Barden's late goal.
With the title Oige Kennedy is the first coach to win the D2 national championship in his first season.
Grand Valley State defeated Cal State Dominguez Hills by the same score on freshman Ashley Botts' goal for its first women's title.
GVSU (22-0-4) was well represented on the all-tournament team . Junior defender Jenna Wenglinski was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Defensive Player, as junior midfielder Kristen Eible was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Offensive Player. Joining them was senior forward Irie Dennis and Botts.
"This win is for our program, our current team, alum and everyone that has been apart of this team in the past," GVSU coach Dave DiIanni said. "I am so proud of this team and of our seniors. We have great senior leadership and we are losing a very special class, but are bringing back girls who will use this experience."
No comments yet.
|Recent College Soccer Reporter Jordan Morris carries Stanford to first men's title Dec. 13, 5:32 p.m. |
In what could be his farewell game, Jordan Morris showed why he is the first collegian ... Finalists named for MAC Hermann Trophy awards Dec. 13, 4:53 p.m.
The finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy awards are Georgetown forward Brandon Allen, Creighton forward Fabian ... NSCAA names NCAA Division I Men's All-America Teams Dec. 13, 4:31 p.m.
NCAA Division I runner-up Clemson led all teams with four players on the NCAA Division I ... Six collegians in Canada team at Natal tournament Dec. 11, 4:53 a.m.
West Virginia All-Americans Kadeisha Buchanan and Ashley Lawrence and Rebecca Quinn, who helped Duke reach the ... Stanford-Akron: More than Morris on show Dec. 11, 4:26 a.m.
Stanford, led by heralded U.S. international Jordan Morris, faces Akron, winner of the 2010 NCAA title ... Clemson-Syracuse: ACC rivals face off in rubber match Dec. 11, 3:39 a.m.
No. 2 seed Clemson and No. 6 Syracuse square off in a battle of ACC teams ... Pfeiffer and Grand Valley State crowned champions Dec. 6, 11:49 a.m.
Pfeiffer claimed its first NCAA Division II men's title and also the first title in 29 ... Scoreboard: Small College Tournaments Dec. 5, 2:29 p.m.
Six champions will be crowned on Saturday: NCAA Division II Men (Pfeiffer-Cal Poly Pomona), NCAA Division ... Clemson survives shootout to reach Men's College Cup Dec. 5, 2:08 p.m.
No. 2 seed Clemson beat Maryland, 3-1, in a shootout after their game ended 1-1 to ... Payne carries Duke past Florida State Dec. 5, 1:29 p.m.
Junior Toni Payne was a one-woman wrecking crew, setting up Kayla McCoy with the first goal ... >> College Soccer Reporter Archives