Vicenza CougarsHead coach: Adam RidgleyLast year: 0-5, missed playoffsKey games: Sept. 22 at Aviano, Sept. 29 at AnsbachHead coach Adam Ridgley cited team speed and experience as the keys for his 2012 team.“I am happy with the character and athleticism of our seniors (Terrell Gandy, Jacob Murillo, Ian Tramm, Carl Wilkerson and John Yourng),” Ridgley emailed. “As the seniors go, our team will go.”The Cougars will host SHAPE in their opener, then go on to make-or-break games at Aviano and Ansbach. They’ll have a good handle on their season before the month’s over.

2012 schedule(No JV; x-non-conference game)Sept. 15: SHAPE-x Sept. 22: at AvianoSept. 29: at AnsbachOct. 6: HohenfelsOct. 13: NaplesOct. 20: at Schweinfurt-x

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