Hometown Connections brings Leavitt and Nyman to Keene State
KEENE, N.H. 10/31/12 – Going through its final paces in preparation for Thursday’s Little East Conference tournament semifinal showdown against UMass-Dartmouth, the Keene State men’s soccer team is fortunate to be in the tournament, even moreso to be hosting a semifinal game.
Ravished by injuries and withstanding long scoring droughts, the Owls, who finished the regular season with an 11-6-1 (5-1-1 LEC) record, somehow find themselves two wins away from capturing their seventh LEC conference crown.
Ask Ron Butcher why his team has been able to persevere and dribble their way around a myriad of obstacles this season, and the Owls’ longtime men’s soccer coach will point to his two senior captains: Blake Nyman and Kyle Leavitt. “I always say good captains are worth one or two victories every year with their leadership qualities,” said Butcher. “They play for the love of the game and understand what it’s like to be down and get back up again. To read more click on the following link: http://www.keeneowls.com/sports/msoc/2012-13/releases/2012Leavitt-NymanStory