Thursday, February 12, 2015

UIS women's soccer brings in offensive players

University of Illinois Springfield women’s soccer coach Molly Grisham needs offense, so she went out and recruited several players who could potentially fill the want.

Of the six recruits who recently signed with the Prairie Stars, five are attacking players.

UIS finished next to last in goals in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. It scored 12, two more than last place Saint Joseph’s.

“There was no question we had to go get attackers,” Grisham said. “We’ve got to make sure we’re scoring goals. “The last two seasons we really worked on team defense. We had to find attackers who are going to put the ball in the back of net for us.

The story was published online in The Springfield Journal-Register on February 11, 2015.

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