By Matt Leon
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Once again, the La Salle University women’s soccer team has emerged as a regional power.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Primary: Attorney General Josh Shapiro Wins Democratic Primary For Governor
The Explorers, who qualified for the last two NCAA Tournaments, are rapidly building the resume for a third straight berth as they sit at 8-2-1 as they prepare to open play in the Atlantic 10 on Friday night against Fordham.
“Our team defense has really been doing a great job,” La Salle head coach Paul Royal tells KYW Newsradio. “We’ve got our goals against average down below one, which was a team goal. I think our commitment on the defensive side, with the work these kids put in in January and February, is really starting to pay off.”
Royal spotlights some of the players making this season’s success possible.