Bethesda-Olney showed its muscle
against an established PA Classics Academy team at Richard Montgomery field Sunday, September 22. All five Bethesda-Olney Academy teams competed resulting in 4 Wins and 1 loss.
Bethesda-Olney Academy scorers versus PA Classics were: U17/U18 Academy- Matt Ledder and U13/U14 Academy - Alex Hood, Pre Academy U15- Michael Lake, Pre Academy U13 - Daniel Nugent, Gavin Shirley, and Senai Tesfu.
Bethesda-Olney U17/18 Coach, Matt Pilkington comments about playing the first 3 Academy games via email. They are undefeated to date against FC Delco, DC United and PA Classics.
"Our first 3 games have been a good test of where we are as a group and although there is room for improvement the team has performed at a high level in each an every game", explains Coach Matt Pilkington, "Our goal is to get better each week and develop a style of play which gives us some recognition and identity throughout US Soccer."
The Bethesda-Olney U17/U18 team has been ranked Number #1 for U18 Development Academy for September 2013. See the entire list at: http://www.studentsports.com/soccer/2013/09/20/development-academy-u18-top-10/
Bethesda-Olney's overall Academy record stands at 12 wins, 1 Tie and 2 losses against FC Delco, DC United and PA Classics.