Team Chicago Players Find Success in Boca!
The US Youth Soccer Girls Inter-Regional ODP event in Boca Raton, Florida was a huge success for the five Team Chicago players participating.
In the 2000 age group Alyssa Bombacino and Bailee Witt represented Region II in style. Alyssa was one of two Region II players named to the All-Star Team for her contributions in the midfield, and Bailee was stellar in goal.
Below is the entire 2000 All-Star Team:
Taylor Kofton, Region I, MF, Norton, MA
Marykate McGuire, Region I, FWD Portsmouth, RI
Jenna Butler, Region I, DEF, Gainesville, VA
Alyssa Bombacino, Region II, MF, Team Chicago, Plainfield, IL
Maycee Bell, Region II, DEF, Sporting Blue Valley, Wichita, KS
Ashton Smith, Region III, MF, Concorde Fire, Johns Creek, GA
Ashlynn Serepca, Region III, MF, Carolina Rapids, Cornelius, NC
Sarah Piper, Region III, MF,Texas Rush,The Woodlands, TX
Katherine Asman, Region III, GK, Tophat 18, Roswell, GA
Sakura Yoshida, Region IV, MF, Crossfire Premier, Redmond, WA
Katie Duong, Region IV, MF, Crossfire Premier, Portland, OR
In the 2001 age group Natalie Massa helped anchor a back-line that only conceded 1 goal in 3 convincing wins to claim the Inter-Regional title.
In the 2002 age group Katelyn Nardulli and Tara Tesmond helped anchor a defense that only conceded 1 goal in 3 games on the way to the Inter-Regional title. The 2002 Region II team was head coached by Phil Nielsen.
Congrats to all five girls for their outstanding performances representing Region II, Illinois Youth Soccer, and Team Chicago.