Women's Soccer Receives Sportsmanship Award
    Tech one of seven schools honored for the fall season
    January 31, 2006

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the recipients of the 2005 Fall Sportsmanship Awards today. Teams receiving the awards have conducted themselves with a high degree of character and good sportsmanship, as determined by a vote of the league's players and coaches.

    The conference presents sportsmanship awards for each of its 25 sponsored sports. The concept of these awards was created by the ACC Student Athlete Advisory Committee in an effort to recognize teams who earned the utmost regard from their peers during competition. As is stated in the conference's Mission Statement, "It [the ACC] strongly adheres to the principles of integrity and sportsmanship, and supports the total development of the student-athlete and each member institution's athletics department staff, with the intent of producing enlightened leadership for tomorrow."

    The Virginia Tech women's soccer team was recognized by its peers with fall sportsmanship award. Seven different institutions, including Tech, were honored for the fall season.

    Sport - Recipient
    Men's Cross Country - Miami
    Women's Cross Country - Clemson
    Field Hockey - Virginia
    Football - Wake Forest
    Men's Soccer - North Carolina
    Women's Soccer - Virginia Tech
    Volleyball - Boston College
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