Digital Commonwealth

1976 Springfield College Men's Varsity Soccer Team

Item Information

Title:
1976 Springfield College Men's Varsity Soccer Team
Description:
This is a photograph of the 1976 Springfield College men's varsity soccer team.
Date:
1976
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Springfield College Soccer Team Papers
Subjects:
Springfield College
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Soccer--Men
Springfield College--Soccer
Schmid, Irvin R.
Haley, Peter M.
Soccer players
Group portraits
Athletes
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
Contact host institution for more information.
Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
The team was led by Head coach Irv Schmid and team Captain Peter Haley. Haley suffered an ankle injury in the last pre-season exhibition game and did not play one game for the 1976 season. A photograph of team Captain Peter Haley on the left and Head coach Irv Schmid on the right. The men are bent down on 1 knee and a soccer ball is infront of the coach and captain. The team finished the season with a record of 5 wins, 8 losses, and 2 ties and were named ECAC Regional Champions. This was Schmid's 28th season as Head coach and he went on to coach for 8 more seasons before finishing his 26 season career with a record of 271 wins, 162 loss, and 60 ties, a winning percentage of .631. Peter Haley went on to coach the Springfield College Soccer Team for 27 seasons, from 1985 to 2011.
Identifier:
soccer-mens-1976-team-photo