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Dec, 2013

Three Bethesda-Olney Players Named to All-Select Roster at 2013 Academy Winter Showcase

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by Deb Warsaw
Image (L to R): Jeremy Ebobisse, Tommy Madden, Eric Matzelevich


Three Bethesda-Olney Players Named to All-Select Roster at 2013 Academy Winter Showcase 

BETHESDA, MARYLAND (USA) - -- - - - MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013- - - Bethesda-Olney was in force at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Florida on December 12, 2013. At the showcase, Bethesda-Olney U-15/16s played to 3 wins- 0 losses and the U-17/18's played to 2 wins- 1 loss. 

Bethesda-Olney was honored to have the most All-Select Rostered academy players out of the regional Academy teams in attendance. 

The three All-Select Bethesda-Olney players are: U-17/18 Forward Jeremy Eboboisse, U-15/16 Forward Eric Matzelevich, and U-15/16 Midfielder Tommy Madden. All were proud to represent Bethesda-Olney.

Bethesda-Olney's U17/18 , Jeremy Ebobisse is one of 'Top Drawer Soccer's Players to Know' U-18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy. 

Ebobisse attended the 
U- 18 U.S. Soccer Men's National Team domestic training camp September 2013 at the U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California. 

Over the summer, Ebobisse was invited to the National Combine at Nike's World Headquarters in Portland, Oregon. U.S. Soccer identified 64 of the country's elite 15- to 17-year-old players to participate in this event which is part of the expanded Training Center program launched in partnership with Nike in 2013. This five-day camp is designed to evaluate and build the core for the U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team pool. 

Jeremy Ebobisse plays for the Bethesda-Olney Academy under the highly successful Coach Matt Pilkington. 

Thomas Madden, a midfielder on Bethesda-Olney's U15/16 Academy Team is on the IMG 150 2015 Player Pool.

Madden has been a force on many Bethesda teams and is making a name for himself on his U16 Academy team and Academy circles. He is coached by the well known
 Bethesda-Olney Brett Colton.

Eric Matzelevich, Bethesda-Olney's U15/16 talented striker recently attended the U-17 Men’s National Team residency training October 20-26, 2013 at Bradenton, Florida.

Matzelevich continues to make an impact with his strong technique and speed. He is coached by Brett Colton.

Congratulations to the players, coaches, parents and supporters. 

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Academy Select Rosters Named for 2013 Winter Showcase

Four Development Academy Select rosters – two at the U-15/16 age group (1998-99) and two at the U-17/18 level (1996-97) have been named to compete against each other on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the 2013 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.

Dec. 5, 2013

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IN THE IMAGE: San Jose Earthquakes Academy goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski

CHICAGO (Dec. 5, 2013) – Four Development Academy Select rosters – two at the U-15/16 age group (1998-99) and two at the U-17/18 level (1996-97) have been named to compete against each other on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the 2013 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.

The Academy Red and Blue Select teams for the U-15/16s kick off at 6 p.m. ET and the U-17/18 match begins at 8 p.m. ET at the Premier Sports Campus. Game updates will be provided on the Academy/YNT Twitter account @ussoccer_ynt.

The elite Academy players for all four rosters were selected by U.S. Soccer technical advisors, who will also be coaching the teams.

Among some of the noteworthy accomplishments, the U-17/18 Red Select Team features San Jose Earthquakes Academy goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski, who helped the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team take second place at the Limoges Tournament in France in October. That Red Select squad also features Bethesda-Olney’s Jeremy Ebobisse, who is currently tied for second in goal scoring with 10 tallies in the U-17/18 age group.

A good portion of the Academy Select Blue U-17/18 team had been called up to U-18 MNT head coach Javier Perez’s 36-player camp in September: Real So Cal goalkeeper Justin Vom Steeg, Colorado Rapids defender Quentin Pearson, San Diego Surf defender Pablo Pelaez, FC Dallas forward Coy Craft, Crew Soccer Academy midfielder Ben Swanson and Houston Dynamo midfielder Christian Lucatero.

Roster additions or changes are possible heading into the Dec. 12 Academy Select games.

2013 Development Academy Winter Showcase Select Rosters:
Academy U-15/16 (1998-99) Red Select Team:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Andrew Verdi (Philadelphia Union), Seth Stiebel (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri)
DEFENDERS (4): Fuki Goto (Solar Chelsea SC), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union), Sean O’Hearn (PA Classics), Trey Vinson (D.C. United)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Theo O’Malley (Real Colorado), Alex Soto (NJSA 04), Danny Griffin (Oakwood Soccer Club), Josh Burnett (Players Development Academy), Sebastian Padua (Chicago Fire), Suniel Veerakone (Crew Soccer Academy Wolves)
FORWARDS (5): Devyn Etling (Crew Soccer Academy), Isaiah Young (Philadelphia Union), Ivan Gutierrez (Chivas USA), Eric Matzelevich (Bethesda-Olney), Nathaniel Adamolekun (Lonestar SC Academy)

Academy U-15/16 (1998-99) Blue Select Team:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Andrew Romig (Richmond Kickers), Gabriel Rosario (Carolina Rapids)
DEFENDERS (4): George Espina (Charlotte Soccer Academy), Jordi Avila (Kendall SC), Juan Riley (Weston FC), Miles Stray (Real Salt Lake AZ)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Alejandro Lopez (Santa Cruz Breakers), David Portugal (Chicago Fire), Wan Kuzain (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro), Bryant Huerta (Texans SC Houston), Orlando Lopez (Chivas USA), Sam Bacon (Richmond Strikers)
FORWARDS (4): Orrin Gaines (Lonestar SC Academy), Jaret Townsend (Real Colorado), Julian Hall (Chargers Soccer Club), Ethan Zubak (LA Galaxy)

Academy U-17/18 (1996-97) Red Select Team:
GOALKEEPERS (2): JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Christian Herrera (Real Salt Lake AZ)
DEFENDERS (4): Alex Ramos (LA Galaxy), Willie Maddox (Vardar), Henry Martin (New York Red Bulls), Miles Robinson (FC Bolts Celtic)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire), Jackson Yueill (Minnesota Thunder Academy), Justin Stinson (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri), Dominic Jensen (Capital Area RailHawks Academy – CASL), Abuchi Obinwa (Chicago Magic PSG)
FORWARDS (5): Brendan Constantine (Oakwood Soccer Club), Eddie Venta-Yepes (New England Revolution), Ethan Lochner (New York Red Bulls), Jeremy Ebobisse (Bethesda-Olney), Ryan Sierakowski (Sockers FC)

Academy U-17/18 (1996-97) Blue Select Team:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Bennett Sneddon (LA Galaxy), Justin Vom Steeg (Real So Cal)
DEFENDERS (5): Austin Maloney (PA Classics), Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire), Nigel Blackwood (Georgia United), Pablo Pelaez (San Diego Surf), Quentin Pearson (Colorado Rapids)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Cameron Lindley (Indiana Fire Academy), Christian Lucatero (Houston Dynamo), Amir Bashti (San Jose Earthquakes), Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy), Tommy Madden (Bethesda-Olney)
FORWARDS (5): Coy Craft (FC Dallas), Jonathan Leal (San Diego Surf), Jorge Ruiz (LA Galaxy), Kendall Stork (Chicago Magic PSG), Nash Popovic (Vardar)

ABOUT THE US SOCCER DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY: Established in 2007, the U.S. Soccer Development Academy strives to improve the everyday environment for the elite youth player. The Development Academy is a partnership between U.S. Soccer and the top youth clubs around the country to provide the best youth players in the U.S. with an everyday environment designed to produce the next generation of National Team players.

ABOUT BETHESDA SOCCER CLUB: is a Premier Travel and Youth Development based in Montgomery County, Maryland, outside Washington DC, with over 30 years of soccer excellence.  Bethesda Soccer Club started as three teams in 1979, competing as the Bethesda Boys Club. Today, they have over 60 boys’ and girls’ teams from ages U-8 through U-19 that compete in various leagues in Maryland, Virginia and Region I. Many of our players have gone on to have successful collegiate or professional careers. The Club philosophy is to develop our players so that they are prepared to compete at the next level. For more information visit: 

ABOUT OBGC, For information, visit: OBGC Soccer (Olney) was formed in 1975 and was incorporated in Maryland in 1981 as a 501(c) (iii) non-profit organization. OBGC Soccer fields travel teams for boys and girls in the National Capital Soccer League (NCSL) and Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS) and Olney/Bethesda Soccer League (OBSL). 

CONTACTS: Jonathon Colton, Bethesda Soccer Club, Director of Coaching Boys; Pete Wood, Director of Coaching Boys, OBGC ;  Deb Warsaw, Bethesda Soccer Club, Marketing / PR,; More information:  Twitter @bethesdascnews  Facebook: Bethesda Soccer Club 

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