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len tsantiris career highlights University of Connecticut 1997

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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.

1998

Oct. 4: Wins 300th career game with a 2-0 win over Syracuse. December: Selected as BIG EAST Coach of the Year.

2000

Nov. 17: Advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth consecutive season.

2001

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.

2002

Nov. 12: Won the school’s first BIG EAST Tournament title with a 1-0 win over West Virginia.

2003

Dec. 5: Advanced to UConn’s fourth NCAA Tournament championship game.

2004

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.

2006

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.

2007

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.

2009

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.

2010

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

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2012 UConn Women's Soccer Media Guide  
2012 UConn Women's Soccer Media Guide  

Information and the history of the UConn women's soccer program with biographies on the coaches and athletes

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