Lessentine Named NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year
Publication Date: 1/8/2009
Rhodes women′s soccer coach Bobby Lessentine was recognized as the 2008 NSCAA/adidas South Region Coach of the Year. Lessentine was also named SCAC Women′s Soccer Coach of the Year for leading the Lynx to their first SCAC Championship since 1991 and the program′s first ever berth in the NCAA Championship Tournament.
"It has been a great season, and I am extremely proud of our entire team," said Lessentine. "I knew we had a chance to do well this year. Our players and coaches really worked hard to secure a SCAC championship and get to the NCAA Tournament. It was a true team effort; from the coaches to the last player on the sideline."