Washington Spirit U16 Super Y League team won the National Championship in Florida. Seven players from the team currently play for VYS Phoenix '99.
Washington Spirit U16G Super Y League team won the National Championship last week in Florida!
VYS Phoenix '99 had seven players on the team. And, both coaches are VYS coaches: Michel Vanderhart and George Hales.
Pictured: Coach Michel Vanderhart, *M. Covey, C. Carlton, L. Smith, *R. Jackson and Coach George Hales.
Not pictured: Catherine Howard; Rachael Kim and Ella Frazier.
* Covey and Jackson were both selected for the Super Y League Nationals All Tournament Team
** Jackson awarded co-Golden Boot winner and Top Drawer Soccer winner. Selected as one of the top 11 players of all participating tournament players U13-U19.
Congratulations to all the girls and coaches!!
About our VYS players:
Sophomore L. Smith has been on the SuperY team for 2 years, unfortunately she was hurt for this tournament, but last year earned a spot on the SuperY All Tournament Team and was also awarded Golden Boot runner up! Her plans include continuing her soccer career at a Div1 college.
Sophomore M. Covey is one of three captains for VYS Phoenix '99. She attends Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and hopes to attend West Point Academy in the future. Margaret has pushed herself to improve in her game these past few years and has succeeded.