Men's Soccer Team (1973)
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This is a black-and-white photograph of the 1973 men’s soccer team at Springfield College, which had a 13-4-1 record. The men shown are (left to right): [front row] co-captain Mike Stuber, co-captain Dave Jones, [second row] Mike Conte, Scott Bridgeman, John Jacobs, Bob Young, Bob Simons, Dennis Lukens, Tom Frew, Doug MacDonald, Rich Perry, Tom Marks, [third row] Charles Hinckley, Pete Kasarjian, Gary Franklin, Bob Connor, Tom goodman, Pete Chandler, Saul Levenshus, Tom Hrybyk, Dave Paddock, Dave Pizarro, [fourth row] Alan Ey, Art Ferreira, Mike Ackerman, Bill Barton, Ted Fessell, Barry Costa, Chris Schmid, Craig Edwards, Henry Figueredo, John Kelley, [fifth row] head coach Irv Schmid, Bob Witt, Lou LaPenna, Mike Bruchac, Dexter Chadsey, and assistant coach Sonny Tyson. A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Coach Irvin R. Schmid graduated from Wethersfield High School and attended Springfield College (class of 1943). While an undergraduate, Schmid was an All-American soccer player, outstanding gymnast, and middle distance runner on the track team. After World War II, he returned to Springfield College, received his master’s degree in 1948, and became head soccer coach the same year. In 1968, he received the Honor Award of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. During his thirty-six years at the school (1948-1984), he earned an overall coaching record of 271-162-50 and a winning percentage of .613. Under his leadership, the men’s soccer team won multiple New England Championships, a National Championship, and an ECAC Regional Championship. In 1972, he received the highest award presented by the Pioneer Valley Soccer Officials, the Larry Briggs Award. He was a founder of a Springfield boy’s soccer league, director of a boy’s camp for soccer, president of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and member of the United States Olympic Committee for soccer.
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- Springfield College. Men's Soccer Team (1973). 1973. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6502. (Accessed June 22, 2018.)
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- Springfield College, (1973) Men's Soccer Team (1973). Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6502
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- Springfield College. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6502>.