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Changing the culture

By Chris Bils

August 15, 2013

The 2012 season of Ashland women’s soccer was full of frustration. After getting all the way to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship in 2011, the team got back to work in August with high hopes. Most of the pieces were in place from the year before, and head c...

Women’s soccer makes run, falls short of tourney

Senior midfielder Maria Lackey attempts a shot against ODU. Lackey finished her career Saturday against the Panthers.

By Chris Bils

November 1, 2012

After a rough start to the season in which the women’s soccer team lost nine of its first eleven games, the Eagles turned things around to finish the year 7-10-1 overall and 6-6-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. A late push for a spot in the GLIAC tournament fell just short, with...

Shaping up for a new season

By Chris Bils

August 22, 2012

As Ashland women’s soccer coach Glenn Francis points out, the average midfielder runs three to five miles each game. As he also points out, his team only has four full days of practice before its first preseason game. To make sure his team is fit, Francis puts his team through a series of fitness tes...