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Disciplinary Report for
Brian Deely of Coast Guard
Match Date: 17 September 2016

Location: Coast Guard Foundation Field

Yellow Card Offense

Player's Position:
  6
Nature of Offense
10.4.j dangerous tackling--tip tackle

Teams and Results
Home:    US Coast Guard Academy Score    106
Visitor:   Western Connecticut State University Score    7
Time into match of Incident:   60
Score at Time:   (H)  84   (V)   0
Offending-side Captain:  Caleb
Opposing-side Captain:   Dane
Weather and Field Conditions
Clear, cool, sunny day. Pitch in great condition and well-marked.

General Pattern of Play
Coast Guard had established the fact that they were going to tally a big score. The only questions were if WestConn could make it more difficult to score and if they could get onto the scoreboard themselves.

Detailed Report of Incident
In a rare instance of Western Connecticut carrying the ball, Mr Deely tackled the ball carrier low (good) then lifted his legs so they were above the player's waist (bad) and drove his shoulders into the ground (also bad). The tackle took place at a level close to the ground, which minimized the impact of the dangerous act, but it clearly fit the definition of tip tackle. I immediately blew play dead and showed Mr. Deely a yellow card.

Referee:
  Mark Stepsis
Society:
  NERRS
Date Submitted:
  18 September 2016