Girls Academy Winter Showcase
FC Dallas/Jessica Tobias

ACADEMY: FC Dallas Girls' Academy Teams Headed to Annual Development Academy Winter Showcase

FRISCO - After a 5-0-1 record last weekend for the Boys' Academy, it's now the Girls' turn to shine as the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase wraps up this weekend.

The four older age groups from FCD Girls' Academy head to Lakewood Ranch, Fla. from Dec. 5-Dec. 9. The teams will face a three game series against teams they would not normally play in regular season and an opportunity to compete against teams outside of FC Dallas' region.

The U-19s, ranked second in their division with a 10-2-1 record, will open against Real Colorado (5-2-2), ranked fourth in their respective division. The U-19s will have Friday off before reconvening on Saturday against the Eagles Soccer Club (5-3-0) and then facing La Roca Football Club (8-0-2).

U-19 Girls' Academy Schedule
Date Time (CT) Opponent Info
Dec. 6 10:10 AM Real Colorado W, 2-0
Dec. 8 2:30 PM Eagles Soccer Club  
Dec. 9 10:15 AM La Roca Football Club
  • Diana Ordonez played a full 90 minutes, and was able to find the back of the net in the 41' minute. Jaedyn Shaw scored a goal in the 66' before being subbed out in the 87', her goal sealed the win as the U-19s shut out Real Colorado. 

The U-17s, ranked second in their division with a 9-3-1 record, will kick off the Showcase on Thursday morning against Oakwood Soccer Club, who are also ranked second in their respective division with a 9-2-0 record. They will then take Friday off before going on to play Real Colorado (5-3-1) and finally wrapping up the tournament by taking on Sky Blue - NYSC (7-2-1). 

U-17 Girls' Academy Schedule
Date Time (CT) Opponent Info
Dec. 6 8 AM Oakwood Soccer Club W, 2-0
Dec. 8 12:15 PM Real Colorado  
Dec. 9 12:30 PM Sky Blue - NYSC  
  • The U-17s took an early lead following goals by Kaitlyn Giametta and Abigail Rushwin. The girls scored their goals within 4 minutes of each other. Giametta got the ball rolling in the 15' and Rushwin scored the final goal in the 19' minute.

The U-16s will play a trio of games beginning on Wednesday afternoon against Pateadores before facing LA Galaxy San Diego and Eagles Soccer Club on Friday and Saturday, respectively. 

U-16 Girls' Academy Schedule
Date Time (CT) Opponent Info
Dec. 5 1:30 PM Pateadores W, 6-0
Dec. 7 11:30 AM LA Galaxy San Diego D, 1-1
Dec. 8 2:30 PM Eagles Soccer Club  
  • The U-16s dominated the Pateadores scoring 6 goals by: Raeganne Crane, Riley Baker, Alana Willams, Alesandra Maldonado, Ashlyn Mills, and Savannah Mathes. 
  • The team settled for a draw in their match up against LA Galaxy San Diego, their lone goal was scored by Ashlyn Mills. Mills has scored twice in this tournament thus far. 

The U-15s also open up their Showcase on Wednesday against Real Colorado before matches against LA Galaxy San Diego and Real So Cal. 

U-15 Girls' Academy Schedule
Date Time (CT) Opponent Info
Dec. 5 10:30 AM Real Colorado D, 1-1
Dec. 6 2:30 PM LA Galaxy San Diego W, 4-0
Dec. 8 8 AM Real So Cal  
  • The U-15s settled for a draw against Real Colorado behind the lone goal scored by Hayden Colson.
  • On the second day of the tournament, the team was able to find their momentum and go off on a scoring frenzy early in the game. The four goals of the day were scored by: Summer Saunders, Paige Gartner, Lily O'Grady, and Gabrielle Prych. 

Stay tuned to this page all week long for the latest on the 2018 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase