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Award Winners, Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorary Life Members

Back Row HOF : Murdock Hiscock, Joe Browne, Walt Mavin, Clarence Senior, Ed Kelly      Front Row Honorary Life Members : Brian Murphy, Clayton Welsh, Ed Moyst, Doug Sweetapple

Back Row HOF : Murdock Hiscock, Joe Browne, Walt Mavin, Clarence Senior, Ed Kelly
Front Row Honorary Life Members : Brian Murphy, Clayton Welsh, Ed Moyst, Doug Sweetapple

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Award winners: Back row: Dragon Mirkovic, Mike Edmunds, Jean Thompson, Gord Dunphy
Fron Row : Anna Aucoin, Malorie Harris, Jake Warren, MUN – Team of Year Representative

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The NLSA AGM was held in St. John’s this past weekend with approximately fifty people in attendance. During the meetings all reports by board members were discussed and passed. The NLSA still remains in a good financial position.
Elections were held for a number of positions:
Vice President Senior Men- Gord Dunphy
Vice President Senior Women- Jeff Tiller
Treasurer- Doug Kirby
All three positions candidates were reelected unopposed for two year appointment
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NLSA Hall of Fame and Annual Award Sponsors

The Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association would like to thank the following companies for their sponsorship of the 2014 Hall of Fame and Annual Awards Ceremony:

Wine Sponsor: Canadian Soccer Association
Dessert Sponsor: Sportscraft
Table Sponsor: BMO Nesbitt Burns
Table Sponsor: Memorial Athletics
Entrance Sponsor: Holiday Inn
Ticket Sponsor: Imprint Specialty Promotions

Shauna Gilpin named Mid South Conference player of the year

St. John’s native and former provincial team member Shauna Gilpin is attending Cumberland University in Tennessee, USA. After a season that saw her score 17 goals she has been voted Mid South Conference player of the year, and a conference all star
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NLSA Christmas Camp, Dec 22-23 – Under 12 Age group (2003′s & 2004′s)


Please click here for registration form, schedule, and more info

Registration will commence Nov 12th and can be accepted at the NLSA office (located at Techniplex) during business hours (M-F, 9-430). Cash or cheque only please. Space is limited so please register early to avoid disappointment!!!

MUN women at CIS Nationals

The Memorial Seahawks women’s soccer team made their first appearance at the CIS National Championships (in Laval, Quebec). They played Fraser Valley University in the quarter finals and battled hard only to lose 2-1 in extra time. Fraser Valley opened the scoring through a somewhat fortunate goal in the second half as a clearance rebounded off a FV attacker into the goal. Some great play by keeper Hannah Noseworthy kept the score to 1-0 and Hanna Rivkin equalised for Memorial with 9 minutes left. With the score tied at 1 after 90 minutes the teams went into extra time, and Fraser Valley scored the winner after 12 more minutes. Memorial tried hard for the equalizer but couldn’t beat FV keeper Kayla Klim (CIS match report). MUN then played Western, going down 2-0 (match report).
Striker Jesse Noseworthy was named a second team All-Canadian during the All-Canadian Banquet held at the Museum of Civilization in Quebec City. The team also received the tournament  R.W. Pugh Fair Play Award.
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2014 Award winners announced

The NLSA is pleased to announce the 2014 award winners. They will be presented at the NLSA award and Hall of Fame banquet later this month.

Junior Male player of the year: Emmanual Dolo
Junior Female player of the year: Anna AuCoin
Senior Male player of the year: Jake Warren
Senior Female player of the year: Malorie Harris
Team: Memorial Seahawks Ladies
Executive: Gord Dunphy
Volunteer: Jean Thompson
Coach: Dragan Mirkovic
Ross Arlett Memorial Award: Mike Edmunds

NLSA Looking for Photos

The NLSA is looking for photos from the past soccer season. Please send photos to info@nlsa.ca.

Seahawks win Women’s AUS championships

Congratulations to MUN’s women’s team who won the AUS Championships in Halifax this weekend. This is the first AUS championship for MUN women. They will travel to Laval for the national championships next weekend.
They played number 1 ranked UNB in the final in tough rainy conditions. After going down 1-0 they fought back hard. Hannah Rivkin equalised and they ran out winners by 3-1, Jesse Noseworthy (named player of the game) with two goals. Melissa Reid was named tournament MVP.

They had beaten Cape Breton, last year’s champions, in a tough semi-final. Emily Bailey opened the scoring for the Seahawks, but Cape Breton tied it up in the second half. They game went to extra time, where Hannah Noseworthy made an outstanding save to keep the game tied. The match was eventually decided on penalty kicks, and Noseworthy excelled again with two great saves. Jane Pope, Keisha Younge, Maria Mackey and Jesse Noseworthy scored their kicks as MUN won 4-2.

The full squad includes Hannah Noseworthy, Jesse Noseworthy, Hannah Rivkin, Alexe Morgan, Emily Bailey, Maria Mackey, Jane Pope, Claire Skanes, Teri Murphy, Keisha Younge, Melissa Reid, Jaime Crocker, Noelle Stanford, Julia Windsor, Jenny Tiller, Chelsea Tiller, Courtney Sharron, Nicole Emberley, Katie Goodland, Jana Gordon, Abigail Penton, Emily Wiscombe, Geena Oxford, and Julie Crocker and is coached by Walt Mavin.
Dalhousie report follows
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AUS play-offs

ausMemorial hosted the mens Atlantic Universities play-offs this weekend at King George V park. UNB beat Cape Breton 2-1 for the championship title in the final in a hotly contested game.

In Saturday’s play, MUN found the unbeaten UNB squad a tough proposition after last night’s great effort. They were down 4-0 at the half, and fought hard in the second half to restrict further scoring to a single goal. Cape Breton edged PEI 1-0 in the other semi final.

Memorial women’s team are playing UNB in the AUS final in Halifax after beating Cape Breton on penalties. After going down 1-0 they have fought back hard. Hannah Rivkin equalised and they currently lead 3-1, Jesse Noseworthy with two goals
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