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Women’s Soccer Gets New Assistant Coach

April 11, 2001

CLEMSON, SC — Laurie Pells has been hired as an assistant women’s soccer coach at Clemson as announced by Head Coach Todd Bramble.

Pells has been an assistant coach at the College of New Jersey for the past three years. While there the Lions won the NCAA Division III National Championship in 2000. In 1999 the College of New Jersey were semifinalists in 1999 and finalists in 1998 in the NCAA Division III National Tournament.

Pells graduated from Georgian Court College (Lakewood, NJ) where she was a starting goalkeeper for four seasons. She was also a NSCAA and NAIA three-time All-America Goalkeeper. She set the NAIA national record with 57 career shutouts as a goalkeeper. During her senior season, she was named conference player-of-the-year.

She was drafted by the Philadelphia Charge in the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) Professional League and is currently on the Charges’ roster.