SPRINGFIELD, MA (02/29/12) - The New England Mutiny are pleased to announce that they have hired Kristin Shaw as General Manager for the 2012 season. For this upcoming campaign, the team has made the upgrade to WPSL Elite - the top tier of competition in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) - and the current Smith College Head Coach & former Mutiny standout has been put in charge to lead the organization. "I want to thank [Team Owner] Joe Ferrara for the opportunity to become the General Manager of the New England Mutiny," said Shaw. "I am very excited to once again be apart of the Mutiny family. This is an incredible opportunity with an unbelievable organization. I could not be more excited to begin this journey. "There is a definite standard for excellence here with the Mutiny, and I look forward to working with the entire staff to continue that tradition."