Northern Virginia Earns Six SYL National ODP Selections
Majestics, Royals, and VA Alliance Honored at North American Combine
The United Soccer Leagues Super Y-League announced its 2013 Boys and Girls Olympic Development Camp Select Teams the previous week, honoring the players in the 96/97 and 98/99 age groups that had standout performances at the annual SYL ODP National Camp that was held this past month at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Northern Virginia FC, comprised of the Northern Virginia Majestics, Northern Virginia Royals, and Virginia Alliance SYL programs, earned an impressive five spots within the two age groups.
Royals defender Antonio Mosqueira was the only Northern Virginia representative honored on the Boys National ODP selection list for 2013, nabbing a spot on the U15/U16 Select A Team.
On the girls side, Northern Virginia placed two players on both the ODP Select A and Select B teams in the U13/U14 age group. Majestics goalkeeper Alexis Dean and VA Alliance forward Breanna Mitchell grabbed spots on the National A Team while Alliance midfielder Rayven Conner and Majestic defender Erika Smith earned National B Team accolades. Northern Virginia Majestic midfielder Sara Wilson also garnered national attention as she was chosen to the ODP National B Team in the U15/U16 age group.
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Northern Virginia Ranked 13th in North America
Royals, Majestics, and VA Alliance Again Garner Super Y-League Honors
United Soccer Leagues (USL) announced earlier this month the final Super Y-League (SYL) First and Second-11 Club rankings for the 2011 regular season, recognizing the league’s top clubs on a competitive and administrative basis. Northern Virginia Royals (boys) and Majestics (girls) youth soccer teams, together with partner club VA Alliance, earned thirteenth place overall of the 110 Super Y-league clubs in North America.
With the 2011 ranking, Northern Virginia finished in the top twenty Super Y-League rankings for the fifth consecutive year. Additionally, the Northern Virginia Royals program landed a number ten spot in separate First-11 Club honors for their success the past season.
Taking top honors across both the boys and girls divisions were MPS Bulldogs/Renegades Soccer Club from Boston, Massachussetts as the club accumulated a total of 93.97 points. The Northern Virginia Majestics/Royals grabbed the prestigious number one ranking a two years ago with a score of 81.80 for the 2009 season.
U14 Majestics Earn Trip to Championships
Northern Virginia Squad Qualifies for Third Consecutive SYL Finals
When teams begin arriving in Bradenton, Florida this December for the first day of the 2014 Super Y-League (SYL) North American Finals, familiarity suggests the U14 Northern Virginia Majestics should not need directions from their hotel to the fields. Following a five-game win streak to finish the season, the young Majestics team finished second in the Mid Atlantic Division to snag their third trip to the championship tournament in as many years.
Led by head coach Jimmy Toms since joining the Super Y-league in 2012, the successful Northern Virginia girls finished with a 10-2-0 record that included 41 goals scored and five shutouts over the summer season. The Majestics’ only losses so far in 2014 came at the hands of the club’s sister team Annandale United Majestics, who also earned a bid to the North American Finals. The U14 girls rebounded with conviction to earn 15 straight points in the final weeks of the season to secure their advancement.
Prior to the 2014 season, the U14 Majestics amassed an unblemished 18-0-0 record over the 2012 and 2013 regular SYL seasons. The talented Northern Virginia squad fell just short of reaching the championship match in 2013, dropping a 3-2 contest to the Cleveland Internationals in the U13 age group semifinals.
Northern Virginia Gains National ODP Honors
Royals, Majestics, and NOVA FC Earn 30 National Camp Player Selections
Taken from USLSoccer.com
United Soccer Leagues announced today the player selections for the Super Y-League’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) National Camps to be held at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida next February. Northern Virginia FC is well represented on the list of chosen attendees, claiming thirty spots in the national elite pool.
Each nominated player has been identified as one of the top players in their birth year, and among the top 2% of players in the previous 2010 Super Y-League season.
The Super Y-League ODP camp represents an elite group of players coming together to display their soccer talent and work ethic to collegiate and national team scouts. The ODP focus groups this year will be for the top players (216 Girls & 216 Boys) born in either 1994/1995 or 1996/1997. The additional lists showing those players born in 1992 & 1993 are posted to recognize the top players from those birth years. That list will be promoted to over 1,000 colleges as well as to the USSF National Staff or the Canadian Soccer Association.
For more information and a list of the Northern Virginia players slected, please click ’learn more’.
Northern Virginia Gains High Rankings in North America
Royals/Majestics Third, NOVA FC Eighteenth in Super Y-League Rankings
United Soccer Leagues (USL) announced earlier this week the Super Y-League (SYL) First and Second-11 Club rankings for the 2010 regular season, recognizing the league’s top clubs on a competitive and administrative basis. Northern Virginia Royals (boys) and Majestics (girls) youth soccer teams garnered the third spot on the list and partner club NOVA FC earned eighteenth place, finishing near the top of the 88 Super Y-league clubs in North America.
Taking top honors across both the boys and girls divisions were Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club from British Columbia, Canada as the club accumulated a total of 79.39 points. The Northern Virginia Majestics/Royals grabbed the prestigious number one ranking a year ago with a score of 81.80 for the 2009 season.
Northern Virginia FC Named Best SYL Club in North America
Royals and Majestics Top Youth Soccer Rankings
Taken from USLSoccer.com
United Soccer Leagues (USL) announced today the Super Y-League (SYL) First and Second-11 Club rankings for the 2009 regular season, recognizing the league’s top clubs on a competitive and administrative basis. Northern Virginia FC, comprised of the Royals (boys) and Majestics (girls) youth soccer teams, garnered the prestigious number one spot, finishing as the top Super Y-league club in North America.
The top overall club in the SYL this season, the Northern Virginia Majestics/Royals scored an 81.80 to edge out the second-best club in the league, the MPS Bulldogs/Renegades (Massachusetts), by less than a tenth of a percent.
The Northern Virginia Royals were an impressive 41-3-14 during the SYL Regular season. They finished fourth in the boys rankings with a score of 78.11. Their U14, U15 and U17 boys went undefeated, while their U13, U16 and Super-20 League teams each had just a single loss. All five of the club’s SYL teams will be present at the SYL North American Finals.
Northern Virginia’s girls, the Majestics were 36-10-4 this season, finishing fourth in the girls rankings with a score of 79.27. The Majestic’s U13, U14 and U16 girls will all compete for a North American Championship in Tampa.
2009 Super Y-League Regular Season First 11 Club Rankings [+]