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Youth Girls Nov 18, 2016

NSCAA announces Youth All-Americans, Players of the Year (Girls)

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via NSCAA) – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced on Friday the 2016 NSCAA Youth All-America Teams, headlined by the 2016 Youth Players of the Year.

Atlanta United’s Andrew Carleton (Powder Springs, Ga.) was named 2016 NSCAA Youth Boys Player of the Year and So Cal Blues SC’s Ashley Sanchez (Monrovia, Calif.) receives recognition as the 2016 NSCAA Youth Girls Player of the Year.

The duo are among a total of 81 players (41 girls, 40 boys) honored as NSCAA Youth All-Americans.

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These players, along with their families and coaches, will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the NSCAA All-America Luncheon on January 14, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in conjunction with the 2017 NSCAA Convention.

2016 NSCAA Youth Girls All-America Team

Player of the Year: Ashley Sanchez (Monrovia, Calif.), So Cal Blues SC

* Asterisks indicate number of previous All-America selections

Name Club Hometown
Kerry Abello** Team Chicago Aurora, Ill.
Amirah Ali Winslow Soccer Club Voorhees, N.J.
Hillary Beall So Cal Blues SC Laguna Beach, Calif.
Croix Bethune* Concord Fire Alpharetta, Ga.
Belle Briede** Tophat SC Alpharetta, Ga.
Jordan Canniff Richmond United California, Md.
Samantha Coffey Match Fit Academy FC Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
Julie Doyle* San Diego Surf Laguna Nigel, Calif.
Emina  Ekic* Javanon Fairdale, Ky.
Naomi Girma Central Valley Crossfire San Jose, Calif.
Savianna Gomez Beach Academy Torrance, Calif.
Madison Haley*** Dallas Texans SC Dallas, Texas
Joanna Harber** Eastside FC Bellevue, Wash.
Shae Holmes* Real Colorado Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Jaelin Howell* Real Colorado Windsor, Colo.
Laurel Ivory West Florida Flames Surfside, Fla.
Arlie Jones San Diego Surf Las Vegas, Nev.
Rachel Jones* Tophat SC Lawrenceville, Ga.
Civana Kuhlmann* Colorado Rush Littleton, Colo.
Catarina Macario** San Diego Surf San Diego, Calif.
Brianna Martinez* New Mexico Rush Albuquerque, N.M.
Tara McKeown San Diego Surf Newbury Park, Calif.
Madison Mercado San Diego Surf San Diego, Calif.
Taylor Mitchell Real So Cal Los Angeles, Calif.
Shea Moyer** FC Revolution Wyomissing, Pa.
Karlie Paschall* Tennessee SC Brentwood, Tenn.
Kiara Pickett Eagles SC Santa Barbra, Calif.
Brianna Pinto CASL Durham, N.C.
Karina Rodriguez* So Cal Blues SC Torrance, Calif.
Ashley Sanchez So Cal Blues SC Monrovia, Calif.
Emily Smith De Anza Force Los Gatos, Calif.
Sophia Smith Real Colorado Windsor, Colo.
Alexa Spaanstra Michigan Hawks Brighton, Mich.
Francesca Tagliaferri** PDA Soccer Club Colts Neck, N.J.
Emma Thomson** Sockers FC Park Ridge, Ill.
Taryn Torres FC Dallas Frisco, Texas
Kelsey Turnbow Crossfire Premier Liberty Lake, Wash.
Olivia Van Der Jagt Eastside FC Renton, Wash.
Kennedy Wesley So Cal Blues SC Rossmoor, Calif.
Kate Wiesner Slammers FC Monrovia, Calif.
Sydney Zandi* Penn Fusion West Chester, Pa.

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