This Day In Argo History: 2013 – Women’s Soccer Receives Their 2012 National Championship Rings

first_imgPrint Friendly Version It’s always a good day when it RING SEASON!Today’s THIS DAY IN ARGO HISTORY takes us back to Scenic Hills Country Club and the Ring Ceremony for the women’s soccer program on April 5, 2013.The women’s soccer team defeated UC San Diego 1-0 to win its first national championship in program history on Dec. 1, 2012. The team finished the season 24-1 and tied for the most wins in school history with the 2008 national finalists. The Argos claimed their eighth Gulf South Conference Championship, made their 11th NCAA Division II Tournament Appearance, third NCAA Championships Appearance and second NCAA Finals appearance in 2012.Head coach Joe Batlinski’s squad produced five All-Americans, five NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team members, nine All-South Region picks and nine All-GSC selections.In addition, members of the team virtually swept individual honors. Chelsea Palmer was named the NSCAA Player of the Year and the NCAA Championships Most Outstanding Offensive Player. Sarah Story was named the GSC Player of the Year, the Daktronics South Region Player of the Year and the NCAA Championships Most Outstanding Defensive Player. Bartlinski was named the NSCAA Coach of the Year.Here’s a video recap of the 2012 national semifinals and championship game.last_img