Coach Jay Callahan has announced the 2012 Salem College soccer schedule. The Spirits will play 18 regular season matches. 10 of those matches will be at the Salem Soccer field, 2 at a neutral site, and 6 on the road.
The Salem College soccer team had a successful spring tournament at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Seahawk 7 vs. 7 Classic. The Spirits finished in second in their group and lost in the quarterfinals of the tournament, which consisted of all NCAA Division I and Division II schools besides Salem.
Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) became the first student-athlete from Salem to ever receive All-South Region Honors for her play this season with the soccer team. She was selected to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Division III South Atlantic Third-Team. The NSCAA South Atlantic Region stretches from New Jersey to Mississippi.
The Salem College soccer team was awarded the 2011 Team Academic Award by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). To receive this honor, a soccer team must have above a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for an entire school year (2010-2011).
The Salem College soccer team lost a heartbreaking semifinal match against Piedmont College 4-3. The Spirits went ahead twice in the first-half by 2 goals, but they could not hold on for the win. They finish the season with an 11-5-2 record, the third straight year the program has eclipsed the 10 win mark.
Gearing up for the Great South Athletic Conference women's soccer tournament, the GSAC is pleased to announce this year's women's soccer conference award winners. The winners will be honored during the tournament in LaGrange this weekend.
The Salem College soccer team defeated Huntingdon College today 1-0 to advance to the Great South Athletic Conference semifinals on Friday. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) scored in the 20th minute to secure the win. Salem improves to 11-4-2 overall with the victory.
The Salem College soccer team earned their 10th win of the season in a 2-1 victory against Spelman College. The Spirits have now reached at least 10 wins for 3 straight seasons. Salem celebrated their 3 senior captains in the win. They improve to 10-4-2 with the win, and finish their Great South play with a 5-2-1 conference record.
Closing out the final week of competition before conference championships, the Great South Athletic Conference announces the final Player of the Week awards for the fall season. Jessie Jakes from Covenant College for volleyball, Anna Trakas of Salem College for women's soccer, Sidney Smith of Piedmont College for men's soccer and Holli Abernathy of Piedmont College for women's cross country rounds out this week's award winners.
The Salem College Spirits wrapped up a Georgia road trip with a 4-1 conference win at Agnes Scott. The win secures Salem as the #3 seed in the upcoming Great South Athletic Conference Tournament (GSAC). Amanda Orsino (Sauquoit, NY) scored two goals and added an assist in the victory. The Spirits improve to 9-4-2 overall and to 4-2-1 in the GSAC.