July 2, 1997
Boston College Names Alison Foley Women's Soccer Coach
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Alison Foley, who served the last year as the head coach at Angelo State University, has been named the Boston College women's soccer coach.
Foley had previously been an assistant soccer coach at James Madison University from 1992-95 and helped lead the team to a 51-30-3 record in four years. The Dukes were nationally ranked in each of those seasons, and in 1995 won the Colonial Athletic Association championship and advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament. Foley received a master's in Kinesiology from James Madison in 1994.
A 1992 graduate of Keene (N.H.) State College, Foley was a member of the women's soccer team that made three NCAA Final Four appearances. The Owls finished as the NCAA Division II national runner-up in 1989 and 1990 and placed third in 1988. Foley earned NSCAA /Met Life All-America honors and was a four-time All-New England and all-conference selection. She was named to the NCAA all-tournament team three times.
Foley played for the Maryland Bays of the U.S. Interregional Soccer League in the summer of 1994 and 1995. She also played for the Virginia State Select Team in 1994 and the Under-23 Massachusetts State Select Team in 1993.