WELLESLEY, Mass. -- The Wellesley College soccer program will show support for LGBT players, coaches, support staff, referees and fans everywhere when the Blue host Mount Holyoke College in New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday, September 23, at 1:00 PM, as part of Play With Pride week, a nationwide initiative from United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA).
Wellesley players and coaches will wear rainbow laces throughout the game as a way of sending the message that every person, on every team, is valued and respected. The Blue also wore rainbow laces during Tuesday's match at Roger Williams.
Founded in 1941, United Soccer Coaches is the trusted and unifying voice, advocate and partner for coaches at all levels of the game. The association provides programs and services that enhance, encourage and contribute to the development and recognition of soccer coaches, their players and the game we love. To learn more, visit UnitedSoccerCoaches.org. For more information on Play With Pride Week, please contact Wellesley Head Soccer Coach, Missy Price email@example.com.