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Group standings becoming solidified at the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships
52 teams advance to play in weekend’s finals and semifinals
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (July 25, 2019) — The 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships, presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, continued Thursday with the third and final day of group play at the Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan. The 13U final matchups are now set, while the final four teams in each of the 14U through 19U gender age groups will all be determined by the end of the night.
Following a rest day on Friday, the 14U through 19U teams will compete in semifinal games on Saturday morning, and the first champions will be crowned tomorrow night when the 13U sides take the field for their Championship finals.
“To be one of the teams remaining and playing this weekend, words can’t describe it,” 15U Girls SC Waukesha 04 Blue (WI) coach Giuliano Oliviero said following his team’s key win on Thursday. “I’m so happy for the team and the families — all the sacrifices and efforts they’ve put in over the season. Here we are in the final four. It’s anybody’s championship at this point.”
2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships
Friday Finals Schedule
Age Group Home Team
13U Girls Albion SC Whittaker CA-S Michigan Jaguars MI 7:00 PM Field 4 13U Boys Pipeline SC Pre-Academy MD Michigan Jaguars MI 6:30 PM Field 1
All of the teams competing in Overland Park earned their place in the National Championships via success in the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series or the US Youth Soccer National League.
Live broadcasts of more than 90 games, daily highlight videos, photos, reports and complete results from the tournament are available on http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=22&d=26&mid=3689921&m=11242
Some feature stories from today:
– 15U Girls: Shutout helps SC Waukesha finish atop Group B
– 19U Girls: MapleBrook victory pushes it into semifinals
– 17U Boys: Baltimore Celtic clinches a semifinal berth
– 16U Girls: Day 3 victory sends LVSA into semifinals
About the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides more than 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer’s 55 State Associations the opportunity to showcase their abilities against the best in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play. The yearlong competition begins with over 185,000 players in the US Youth Soccer State Championships. These champions and selected wildcard teams, through US Youth Soccer National League Conferences, advance to compete in one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. Champions 13U-19U from each regional event advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships. The 14U through 19U Boys and Girls age groups have four teams representing the US Youth Soccer National League. Overall, the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides the nation’s top collegiate coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country. For more information, visit http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=23&d=26&mid=3689921&m=11242
About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) – US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sport organization in the country, is on a mission to make soccer the preeminent youth sport in the country. US Youth Soccer registers 3 million players annually, ages 5 to 19. Through its programming, resources and leadership, US Youth Soccer is advancing the game for its 55 Member State Associations, 10,000 clubs and leagues and nearly 1 million administrators, coaches and volunteers. US Youth Soccer connects families and communities to the power of sports and its shared love of soccer. US Youth Soccer provides a path for every player, offering programs that provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit http://www.USYouthSoccer.org.