2017 Soccer Team Preview

2017 Soccer Team Preview

The Explorers are the defending Philadelphia Catholic League Champions.

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Fall Sports Preview: Varsity Soccer Team

By Andrew Santangelo '15 and The Sports Information Club

Web Site: www.lschs.org/Soccer

Twitter Updates: @LaSalle_Sports

Hashtag: #LaSalleSoccer

Head Coach: Mr. Tom McCaffery '01

2016 Overall Record: 17-2-3 (PCL record 9-0-2)

Final Result: Won PCL Championship/ District XII Champions

2017 Key Games:

Date


Opponent


September 2nd(Season Opener)

Friday,September 8th

Central High School

The Shipley School

Saturday, September 9th

Northeast High

Thursday, September 14th

William Penn Charter

Sunday, September 17th

Friday, September 29th

Pennington Prep

Roman Catholic

Saturday, October 7th

Council Rock

Saturday, October 14th

North Penn HS

Full Schedule available at: www.lschs.org/Soccer.

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The Explorer soccer team is coming off their PCL championship run along with the District 12 championship. La Salle will open the season on September 2nd versus Central High School.

The La Salle team will have 14 returning varsity players. With these players returning, La Salle will look to repeat as PCL Champions. According to Head Coach Tom McCaffery La Salle will find their success through "staying motivated and recognizing that everyone will be giving us their best effort after we went undefeated in PCL play last season."

The season will not be an easy one as this season is shaping up to be another challenging in conference play. The PCL rematch will against Roman Catholic on September 29th. La Salle will also be challenged by many tough out of league conference games throughout the season.

"If the guys continue to put in the hard work and preparation, we will be right in the mix for another championship run." La Salle will try and build off the tough out of conference schedule to help them get ready for not only the back end of conference play which can help them find success in the Catholic League playoffs.


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