Angie Werne Lensing
Angie Werne Lensing was the Great Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Year in 1994, when she led the 11-6-4 Purple Aces to a conference championship in just the second year of the program’s existence. She was also the first women’s soccer player to earn the Ida M. Stieler Award, presented annually to UE’s most outstanding female athlete. Lensing became a physical education and health teacher at Evansville Memorial High School in 1996, and took over as head coach of the girls’ soccer team in 1999. In the past 11 years with Lensing as head coach, the Tigers have compiled a 162-52-17 record. They were state champions in 2008, and were ranked #18 nationally in the NSCAA National Top Twenty Five High School Girls Poll. Under Lensing, Memorial has won seven conference titles, seven sectional championships, six regionals and five semistate titles, including three of the last four. Lensing was chosen as the state Coach of the Year in 2008, and has been District Coach of the Year in 2000, 2001, 2006 and 2008. She is also active as a coach in the Evansville Soccer Club. Angie and her husband, Bill, have four children–Austin, Jacob, Grace and Hope.