SAINT LEO, Fla. - Saint Leo University head women’s soccer coach Ged O’Connor has announced the addition of five new players for the 2010 season as they submitted National Letters of Intent committing to attend SLU during the last signing period. One tranfer and four incoming freshmen, the additions include one goalkeeper, two forwards, one midfielder, and one defender who will add to an already deep, talented and experienced squad.
Despite a 2009 season full of challenges, O’Connor guided the Lions to a 9-6 season and another finish in the top-half of the Sunshine State Conference. A program beginning to be recognized in Division II as one of success despite a rocky start over 10 years ago, the Lions earned their fourth consecutive berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament last fall. During the 2009 campaign Saint Leo also advanced to the SSC Tournament Semifinal. more