Men's Soccer Brochure (1973)
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This is a brochure for the 1973 men’s soccer team at Springfield College. The cover has hand-drawn portraits of the team’s co-captains: Dave Jones and Mike Stuber. The inside has the schedule (for both varsity and freshman), roster, and the previous season’s results. The roster includes information about the athlete’s position, height, weight, class, age, and hometown. On the back is a biography of Coach Irv Schmid and the school’s forecast for the upcoming season. During that season, the team had 13-4-1 record. 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 Brochure (1973). 1973. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8908. (Accessed June 18, 2018.)
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- Springfield College, (1973) Men's Soccer Brochure (1973). Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8908
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- Springfield College. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8908>.