Woodland soccer team NSCAA award winner
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Feb 05, 2013 | 894 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
For the fifth consecutive year, the Woodland High girls soccer program has been named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Academic award winner.

Teams must earn a grade point average of at least 3.25 to receive the honor.

The Lady Wildcats earned a 3.38 GPA.

“We were one of approximately 10 other girl programs in the state to receive this honor,” Woodland coach Kyle Morgan said.

He said the honor says a lot about the players who make up Woodland’s soccer program.

"This is quite an honor and speaks volumes to the type of student athletes that have been and continue to be a part of this program,” he said. “A high standard is demanded of the girls both in the classroom and on the field. We hope to continue to develop high character young ladies that leave Woodland with a great chance for success.

“This award continues to set the expectations for both current and future members of this program in regards to academic excellence.”

Meanwhile, Woodland is gearing up for the start of soccer season.

The Lady Wildcats will play a scrimmage game against Calhoun High School today, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Calhoun.

They kick off the regular season Feb. 13 with a nonconference road game against Sprayberry, which begins at 5:55 p.m.

Woodland, which plays in Region 5-AAAAA, holds its first conference game Feb. 26 against Hiram. The match is scheduled to