Players That Impressed: December 7-13, 2015

The following players were submitted by coaches or club technical personnel so they could be recognized for impressive performances in competitive soccer games during the week of Monday, December 7 through the end of Sunday, December 13, 2015.

We post players in the order the submissions are received, so the sooner you post following impressive game performances, the higher up the list they will appear for that week.

+ You can submit players each week here


Linsey Wenk – Defender
McLean 99 Green U-16 Girls
CCL Fall Showcase
McLean 99 Green co-captain Linsey Wenk provided leadership and great play throughout the CCL Fall Showcase. Over three games she contributed to a defense that allowed only 6 shots and 1 goal against. She also consistently made overlapping runs forward to supplement the team’s attack and playing a part in the 8 goals scored over the event.


Lindsey Hendrickson – Forward
McLean 99 Green U-16 Girls
CCL Fall Showcase
Lindsey kicked off the CCL Fall Showcase with a hat trick of goals against Potomac on Friday evening. She then followed that performance with a goal and consistent dangerous shots over the two weekend. Overall, Lindsey accounted for 4 of the team’s 8 goals at the event.


Gio Vasquez – Forward
Loudoun 98 Red U-17 Boys
US Youth Soccer National League
Gio scored 5 goals in 4 games to help unbeaten Loudoun 98 Red secure 8 points in the first half of National League play


Ben Mackey – Midfield
Loudoun 98 Red U-17 Boys
US Youth Soccer National League
Ben anchored Loudoun’s midfield against some of the best teams in the country. His passing, covering, and breaking up of opponents attacks were crucial.


Cammie Murtha – Forward
Bethesda ECNL U-17 Girls
ECNL League Play
The University of Tennessee 2017 commit assisted all 3 goals in a 3-1 win over CASL on Saturday and scored in a 2-1 win over Richmond United on Sunday, helping lead Bethesda to an undefeated weekend road trip down South.


Olivia Kane – Midfield
Bethesda ECNL U-17 Girls
ECNL League Play
Olivia scored in Bethesda’s 3-1 win over CASL on Saturday and assisted both goals in the team’s 2-1 victory over Richmond United on Sunday, helping lead Bethesda to an undefeated weekend road trip down South.


Marcelus Jones – Forward
DCPDA Liberty U-16 Boys
Super Y North American Finals
DCPDA’s offense needed a jolt after sustaining some scary moments on the defensive end, and Jones was up to task with two goals and helped set up another goal in the first half of the team’s 4-1 win against Liberty F.C.


Peter Schans – Defender
DCPDA Liberty U-16 Boys
Super Y North American Finals
During the Super Y North American Finals, Peter guided the back line with superb group and individual defending. He handled pressure and distribution well, making very few technical errors. Peter also led the team in minutes, playing all but 10 minutes through four consecutive days of game action against top notch competition.


Jake Barrette – Forward
DCPDA Liberty U-16 Boys
Super Y North American Finals
Jake scored 5 goals and assisted one in 4 games, on his way to being named to the Super Y U-16 Boys All-Tournament Team during the North American Finals.