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.