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ECNL Mar 01, 2013

ECNL: Carmel United, Ohio Elite back in action against pair of Virginia clubs

By Jimmy LaRoue

Carmel United and Ohio Elite Soccer Academy return to ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference action with a pair of games each this weekend, both hosting the Richmond Strikers and Virginia Rush in all age groups.

McLean Youth Soccer and FC Virginia host a pair of matches this weekend, hosting Freestate Soccer Alliance and Bethesda SC in Under-15 through U-18s.

U-14 look: Carmel United’s U-14s are at the top of the conference standings with a 9-0-1 record, while Ohio Elite is 3-4-3. Virginia Rush and the Strikers bring up the rear of the standings, with Rush at 2-8-2 and the Strikers 2-10-1 and will have to contend with Carmel United’s Alexandra Rice, who has a season double-double, 13 goals and 10 assists in 13 games. Taylor Crowe has eight goals and four assists for Carmel United. Ohio Elite’s last matches were against both Rush and Strikers, winning them by a combined 10-4.

U-15 look: Freestate has the current conference lead at 5-0-0, while FC Virginia is 8-0-1 and Carmel United, having played a limited conference schedule early, is 3-0-1. FC Virginia has five players with at least three goals, led by Julia Phillips’ five goals and five assists. Virginia Rush is in the middle of the pack at 5-6-2, while Bethesda, in the early going, is 2-3-0 and McLean 3-7-2. Ohio Elite has lost its only two conference matches, while the Strikers have struggled at 1-12-1.

U-16 look: Ohio Elite, in the early going of its conference schedule, is 3-0-1, while McLean is 9-2-1. Freestate and Bethesda are both 3-1-1, while Carmel United is 2-1-1 and FC Virginia is 4-3-2. Richmond Strikers and Virginia Rush are 2-9-3 and 1-12-0 respectively. Mia Hoen-Beck has dominated this season with 20 goals.

U-17 look: Freestate has started its conference slate strong, going 5-0-0. Ohio Elite is 3-0-1, while the other Ohio team in the conference, Carmel United, is 1-2-1 in the early going. McLean is 7-3-2, while the Richmond Strikers, led by Elizabeth Ball, are 6-4-4. Bethesda is 2-3-0 in the early part of its schedule, while FC Virginia and Virginia Rush have struggled, going 1-8-0 and 1-12-0, respectively.

U-18 look: Carmel United is 3-0-1 in the early going, while FC Virginia is 7-3-0 and the Strikers 7-6-1. McLean is an even 6-6-0, while Freestate is an even 3-3-0. Bethesda and Ohio Elite have each won once early on, while Rush has yet to win–tying three and losing 10 in 13 matches.

Schedule: 

Under-14s

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Carmel United vs. Richmond Strikers, 9 a.m.

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Virginia Rush, 10:10 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Carmel United vs. Virginia Rush, 8 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Richmond Strikers, 9 a.m.

Under-15s

• Sat. Mar. 2 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 9 a.m., Spring Hill Rec Center #5

• Sat. Mar. 2 – FC Virginia vs. Bethesda SC, 12 p.m., Centreville HS #02

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Carmel United vs. Richmond Strikers, 1 p.m.

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Virginia Rush, 2:45 p.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Richmond Strikers, 10:45 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Bethesda SC, 11 a.m., Linway Terrace Field

• Sun. Mar. 3 – FC Virginia vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 12 p.m., Centreville HS #02

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Carmel United vs. Virginia Rush, 12 p.m.

Under-16s

• Sat. Mar. 2 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 11 a.m., Spring Hill Rec Center #5

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Virginia Rush, 11 a.m.

• Sat. Mar. 2 – FC Virginia vs. Bethesda SC, 2 p.m., Centreville HS #2

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Carmel United vs. Richmond Strikers, 3 p.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Carmel United vs. Virginia Rush, 8 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Richmond Strikers, 9 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Bethesda SC, 1 p.m., Linway Terrace Field

• Sun. Mar. 3 – FC Virginia vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 2 p.m., Centreville HS #02

Under-17s

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Virginia Rush, 9 a.m.

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Carmel United vs. Richmond Strikers, 11 a.m.

• Sat. Mar. 2 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 1 p.m., Spring Hill Rec Center #5

• Sat. Mar. 2 – FC Virginia vs. Bethesda SC, 2 p.m., Centreville HS #01

• Sun. Mar. 3 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Bethesda SC, 9 a.m., Linway Terrace Field

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Carmel United vs. Virginia Rush, 10 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Richmond Strikers, 12:30 p.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – FC Virginia vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 2 p.m., Centreville HS #01

Under-18s

• Sat. Mar. 2 – FC Virginia vs. Bethesda SC, 10 a.m., Centreville HS #02

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Virginia Rush, 12:45 a.m.

• Sat. Mar. 2 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 3 p.m., Spring Hill Rec Center #5

• Sat. Mar. 2 – Carmel United vs. Richmond Strikers, 5 p.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Carmel United vs. Virginia Rush, 10 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – Ohio Elite Soccer Academy vs. Richmond Strikers, 10:45 a.m.

• Sun. Mar. 3 – FC Virginia vs. Freestate Soccer Alliance, 12 p.m., Centreville HS #01

• Sun. Mar. 3 – McLean Youth Soccer vs. Bethesda SC, 3 p.m., Linway Terrace Field

 

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