Girls varsity soccer team recognized for excellence

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Girls Varsity Soccer Team has been recognized for excellence both on and off the field. 

United Soccer Coaches, the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization, named the F-M team as one of 23 high school teams and nine college programs as recipients of the United Soccer Coaches Team Pinnacle Award for the 2019-20 academic year.

The Team Pinnacle Award honors teams that have achieved a high level of fair play, educational excellence and success on the pitch.

To be considered for the award, teams must have received either the Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze version of the High School or College Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award; achieved recognition in the classroom as a recipient of the High School or College Team Academic Award; and recorded a winning percentage of .750 or higher during the respective season.