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Dec, 2013

Winter Academy Showcase Success: Bethesda-Olney U16 Three Game Shutout

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Bethesda-Olney Feature
by Deb Warsaw

2013 Winter Academy Showcase Success: Bethesda-Olney U16 Three Game Shutout

BETHESDA,MARYLAND (USA) -----------FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013-----Bethesda-Olney U-15/16 headed to the Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Florida and took on Academy opponents in full force. 

The U16's came out with the full nine points with shutouts in all three games. A 2-0 win over the Columbus Crew academy was followed by 4-0 win over the Minnesota Thunder before the team polished the week with a 1-0 win over the San Diego Surf.

Results and Bethesda-Olney Scorers:
Bethesda-Olney versus Columbus Crew (2-0) Win
Juan Ramirez (1), Taofik Lucas-Walker (1)

Bethesda-Olney versus Minnesota Thunder Academy (4-0) Win
Matt Di Rosa (1), Adetola Folasanmi (1), Eric Matzelevich (2)

Bethesda-Olney versus SanSan Diego Surf (1-0) Win
Stephane Kouame (1)

Lukas Michael Zinngrebe, Bethesda-Olney was also named as one 'The Best U16 XI from the Florida Showcase' by Top Drawer The players on the list represented those that saw in person. 

'There wasn’t a better U16 back line in Florida than the one Bethesda-Olney put forward, and 
Zinnegrebe’s influence

was undeniable. Bethesda-Olney hardly had an easy road in Florida, and yet they came out with the full nine 

 with shutouts in all three games.'   
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Best U16 XI Article by Will Parchman,  Top Drawer Soccer.Com, December 18, 2013 

 For a Full Listing of Bethesda-Olney's U-15/16 Results and Schedules See -HERE

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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