NEW ROCHELLE, NY - Iona College Athletics and the Iona College soccer programs are pleased to announce the dates for the 21st ANNUAL IONA COLLEGE SPRING FEVER CLASSIC outdoor tournament.
Get ready for the spring season by playing outdoors on the grass-like field turf surface at Mazzella Field, located at the center of the Iona College campus in New Rochelle, New York. The tournament is a seven-aside (six players plus a goalkeeper) round-robin. Each team will play at least 90 minutes in overall game time. Awards will be presented to the champions of each age group.
Sunday, March 9th
Sunday, March 16th
Saturday, March 22nd
Sunday, March 23nd
Sunday, March 30th
The entry deadline is one week prior to the release of the bracket. The tournament fee is $350 and must be paid in full by the entry deadline to confirm your team's acceptance. No refunds will be given to teams that withdraw from the tournament after the deadline date.
Also be sure to make a copy of the check you send for your own records.
The tournament schedule will be posted a week prior to the tournament on the Iona College website (www.icgaels.com). Directions to campus can also be found on the website. With such a high demand to enter, the sooner your entry fee is received the sooner your spot will be secured and confirmed. Teams accepted to this tournament will be on a first-come first-served basis.
-Please make checks out to "Iona College Soccer"
About Iona College Men's Soccer
Under the direction of 11th year head coach Fernando Barboto, the Gaels finished the 2013 campaign with an overall record of 10-6-3, their fourth double digit win total in the last six seasons, and a mark of 7-2-1 in MAAC play. The Gaels produced five All-MAAC selections, including MAAC Offensive Player of the Year Franklin Castellanos. Castellanos and teammates Samuel Adjei and Ignacio Maganto were also named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men's All-North Atlantic Region Team. The team also produced 12 MAAC All-Academic Team selections.
About Iona College Women's Soccer
In head coach Linda Hathorn's first season at the helm of the program, the Gaels completed the 2013 season with a 7-8-4 overall record and 6-2-2 in the MAAC as six players earned All-Conference recognition and 12 players were named to the MAAC All-Academic Team. The 20 points earned in league play were the most in the history of the program. Iona's No. 3 seed in the MAAC Championship was also the highest since its MAAC Championship campaign in 1992.