The University of Illinois Springfield is marking its eighth year of women’s soccer.
In their previous years, the Prairie Stars have never won more than four games in a single season.
UIS coach Molly Grisham saw a different level of competitiveness from the Stars last week as they kicked off practice.
“I felt like this was the most competitive we’ve been,” she said. “I think they realize we’re just bringing in better and better players and everybody has to give their best in every training session.”
”UIS opens the season Sept. 4 in Chicago against St. Francis.
This article appeared online in The State Journal-Register on August 26, 2015.
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