len tsantiris career highlights University of Connecticut 1997
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44 All-American Selections
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Sept. 15: Wins 250th career game with a 1-0 win over Oregon State. Oct. 31: Sets the school record for BIG EAST wins in a season with a 3-2 win at Seton Hall. Oct. 31: Tsantiris wins second BIG EAST regular season championship and first of seven consecutive conference titles. Dec. 5: Defeats Notre Dame 2-1 in the NCAA Tournament semifinals to set a new school record with 23 wins. December: Named NSCAA Division I National Coach of the Year.
Oct. 4: Wins 300th career game with a 2-0 win over Syracuse. December: Selected as BIG EAST Coach of the Year.
Nov. 17: Advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth consecutive season.
Sept. 28: Tsantiris defeated Miami, 5-0, to earn his 350th career victory to become only the second women’s soccer coach to record that many wins.
Nov. 12: Won the school’s first BIG EAST Tournament title with a 1-0 win over West Virginia.
Dec. 5: Advanced to UConn’s fourth NCAA Tournament championship game.
Sept. 12: Tsantiris wins 400th career game with a 3-0 shutout of Hartford. Nov. 7: Won his second BIG EAST Tournament championship with a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame.
Nov. 6: Earned a berth to his 25th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Along with North Carolina, UConn is the only other school to have appeared in first 25 NCAA Tournaments.
Oct. 7: Earned 450th career victory with 2-1 overtime victory over Seton Hall. Nov 23: Reached the NCAA Quarterfinals for the 19th time with a 2-0 win over Stanford.
Nov. 13: Returned to the NCAA postseason for the 27th time while also helping to notch the program’s 500th victory in a 1-0 double overtime thriller over Boston University.
Oct. 31: Leads UConn over eventual National Champions Notre Dame, 2-0, in the BIG EAST Quarterfinals in South Bend, Ind. The victory snapped Notre Dame’s NCAA Division I-record 77-match unbeaten streak (72-0-5) against conference opponents. UConn also became the first BIG EAST team to win in South Bend in 100 consecutive matches.
2012 UConn women’s soccer media guide
Published on Aug 23, 2012