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The action picked up in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Girls Eastern Conference over the weekend.
Play in the U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy's East Conference continued over the weekend with sides across the U-15, U-16/U-17, and U-18/U-19 age groups doing battle.
It was a weekend of upsets and close calls in U.S. Soccer’s Development Academy East Conference, as play continued in the Southeast Division.
The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will head to San Diego for a training camp running from June 2-11 at the Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, California.
The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will head to Lakewood Ranch, Florida as head coach Mark Carr will run a large 40-player camp from May 14-21.
ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference clubs Maryland United FC, Bethesda SC, FC Virginia, McLean Youth Soccer, Richmond United, CASL, Charlotte Soccer Academy, NC Fusion, Indiana Fire, Ohio Premier, Ohio Elite and Internationals SC were all in action over the weekend. Continue reading for a recap of the action.
ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference clubs Maryland United FC, Bethesda SC, FC Virginia, McLean Youth Soccer, Richmond United, CASL, NC Fusion, Indiana Fire, Ohio Premier, Ohio Elite and Internationals SC were all in action over the weekend.
ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference play continued this weekend following a two week break. Chesapeake Division action got back into full swing with North Carolina clubs facing off against Virginia clubs in all age groups, as Ohio Valley Division sides Bethesda SC and Maryland United FC met in U-14 competition.
With less than a month remaining in the ECNL regular season, Champions League playoffs spots are coming down to the wire as teams continue to battle for higher seeds and secure their place in the postseason. Several Mid-Atlantic Conference teams earned critical points over the weekend, strengthening their playoff push.
ECNL clubs from throughout the Mid-Atlantic Conference enjoyed unseasonably warm weather as they competed in inter-division play with Ohio Valley Divisions teams meeting Chesapeake Division sides around the region.
CASL U-14, FC Virginia U-14, CASL U-15 and FC Virginia U-17 extended their season-opening undefeated runs, while Richmond United U-16 continued its torrid pace and McLean U-18's Breanna Mitchell went off on an exciting weekend in the ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference.
FC Virginia teams went a combined 8-0-2 on a successful trip to North Carolina, highlighting a busy weekend in the ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference. Continue reading for a full recap of the action in the conference.
With kickoff of the inaugural U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy season less than a month away, U.S. U-17 Women's National Team and North Carolina Courage Academy defender Maggie Pierce shared a few thoughts from a player's perspective on the transition from ECNL and high school soccer to the Girls' DA model.