CFB Corridor of Fame coach Harring dies at 88


LA CROSSE, Wis. — Roger Harring, the School Soccer Corridor of Fame coach who led Wisconsin-La Crosse to 2 NCAA Division III titles, has died. He was 88.

An obituary on the Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Properties web site mentioned Harring died Thursday at his house in La Crosse. Wisconsin-La Crosse’s athletic division posted an obituary on its web site.

Harring coached Wisconsin-La Crosse from 1969 to 1999 and posted a 261-75-7 report. The Eagles gained three nationwide championships throughout his tenure, additionally taking the NAIA Division II crown in 1985.

Wisconsin-La Crosse gained its first NCAA Division III nationwide title in 1992 with a 16-12 victory over Washington & Jefferson. The Eagles gained their second Division III championship in 1995 with a 36-7 overcome Rowan.

Harring’s 261 complete victories put him in a tie for fifth place amongst all NCAA Division III coaches in historical past.

Wisconsin-La Crosse positioned first or second within the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Convention 25 instances below Harring. The Eagles gained 15 WIAC championships throughout his tenure.

Harring was inducted into the School Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2005.

Earlier than teaching, Harring lettered for 2 seasons at St. Norbert School and two seasons at Wisconsin-La Crosse.

He served two years abroad with the U.S. Marine Corps through the Korean Struggle. He spent over a decade teaching Wisconsin excessive faculties earlier than taking up Wisconsin-La Crosse’s soccer program.

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