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U18 Boys Elite Win Three Straight at Jefferson Cup

SOCA’s Elite high school-aged boys teams attended the nationally recognized Jefferson Cup Showcase in Richmond, over the weekend of March 29-31.  The U18 squad completed a three game sweep of opponents who range from coast to coast.  The locals finished second in their Elite group of 12 teams, edged out of the top spot only… Read more »

U18 Girls Elite Sweep at Jefferson Cup Showcase

SOCA’s U18 Girls Elite team completed a three game sweep at the vaunted Jefferson Cup Showcase, featuring top teams from around the country.  The Richmond based tournament is a high-level national event, which took place the weekend of March 22-24. In pursuit of their three wins, the SOCA girls faced unique opponents, hailing from near… Read more »

U13 Boys Elite: Finalists at Jeff Cup

The spring 2019 campaign kicked off with some steep challenges and good results for the SOCA U13 Boys Elite squad, at the Jefferson Cup in Richmond.  With snow and wet conditions limiting training opportunities prior to the nationally recognized event, the U13’s faced tough competition while trying to quickly acclimate to high level matches. The… Read more »

SOCA Elite Teams Storming CCL

SOCA’s high school aged Elite teams have completed their 2018/2019 league play and have racked up success in all divisions, currently placing SOCA at the top of the club-wide table going into the spring season. All eight of the SOCA U16-U19 boys and girls squads finished in the top four of their respective division.  Leading… Read more »

Seven SOCA Players Named to Regional Pools

Seven SOCA Elite players are named to the ODP East Region pool of players.  The honor of selection to the regional pool allows players to participate in inter-regional matches under the scrutiny of top federation and college coaches. SOCA has become a regular contributor to the regional squads as a result of the quality environment… Read more »

U13 and U15 Boys Elite Win Titles at Bethesda

Two SOCA Elite Boys teams made the trip to the weather-impacted Bethesda Premier Cup and returned with championship finishes.  The Bethesda event is considered a top-flight east coast tournament, drawing teams from throughout the eastern United States and Canada. The U13 Boys Elite swept through group play with three wins over squads from New Jersey,… Read more »

SOCA Wins Two State Cup Titles

On Sunday, November 4 at the Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg, SOCA added its second and third girls State Cup trophies to the growing trove of club accolades by virtue of championship performances by the U15 Elite and U16 Elite teams.  The club now has collected seven State Cup titles. The U15 Girls Elite,… Read more »

SOCA Sends Five Teams to the Cup Final Four

Five SOCA Elite teams pushed through to the VYSA State Cup semi-finals after a busy day of Cup action on Saturday, October 14.  SOCA had eight teams battling in the quarterfinal round and with five of them advancing to claim coveted Final Four spots the club has demonstrated its prowess. Five matches in the statewide… Read more »

Second Blue Ridge Cup Provides Challenges and Success

Over the Labor Day weekend, SOCA co-hosted the second annual Blue Ridge Cup along with partners Central Virginia United, defying the heat to provide a competitive tournament event for 202 travel teams.  With matches spread over the two hosting communities (boys matches in Charlottesville and girls matches in Lynchburg) west central Virginia was a busy… Read more »

U18 Elite Boys Finish Second in ERL

SOCA’s U18 Elite Boys continued their Eastern Regional League (ERL) success on Saturday, May 12 with a scintillating 1-0 semi-final win over defending national champion Baltimore Celtic.  For the SOCA squad it was repayment for getting knocked out of the 2017 Region 1 championship in the final match by the Maryland side. The win advanced… Read more »