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USYS Aug 11, 2015

Maryland State Association to honor US Youth Soccer standouts

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Glen Burnie, MD (Via MSYSA) – On Saturday, August 29, the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association will host a brunch at Turf Valley (2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042) from 10:30-11:30am in the Crystal Room to honor the eight local youth soccer teams from Maryland that participated in the US Youth Soccer National Championships and the National Presidents Cup this past July.

Six teams from Maryland earned their spot in the US Youth Soccer National Championships (July 20-26 in Tulsa, OK) by winning the Maryland State Cup (spring, 2015) and also the Region I Championships (June 26-30 in Barboursville, WV).

The six MSYSA teams are as follows:
-Baltimore Celtic Darby 01/02 (U13 Boys)
-FC Frederick 01 (U13 Girls)
-Baltimore Celtic Dynasty (U14 Boys)
-Fewster FC (U15 Boys)
-Baltimore Celtic (U16 Boys)
-Baltimore Celtic 97/98 (U17 Boys)

Three of these teams played in the finals (U13 boys, U15 boys and U16 boys) with two teams winning National Championships (U13 boys and U16 boys)! Two teams from Maryland earned their spot in the National Presidents Cup (July 9-12 in Overland Park, KS) by winning the Maryland Presidents Cup (spring, 2015) and also the Region I Presidents Cup (May 23-25 in Slippery Rock, PA). The two teams were the Olney Rangers White (U15 Boys) and the Arundel Soccer Association Black Hawks (U17 Boys).

MSYSA President, Mark Cantor stated: “We are so proud of these teams and are excited to honor them further with brunch and an award ceremony during our yearly AGM on August 29th. These teams represented Maryland with class and showed the entire county that Maryland is home to some of the best soccer players. We look forward to the continued success of all the teams that participate with MSYSA!”

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