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Feb, 2014

SIGNING DAY: 18 Bethesda-Olney Players Announce ALL Div 1 Top-Ranked College Commitments to Date

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Bethesda-Olney Press Release
by Deb Warsaw

Signing Day: 18 Bethesda-Olney Players Announce ALL Division 1 Top Ranked College Program Commitments to Date

List of commits include players headed to Georgetown, Duke, UVA, US Naval Academy, American U, and UCLA

------18 standout Bethesda-Olney Academy players have announced they are headed to All Division 1 NCAA Top Ranked College Soccer Programs. On February 5, 2014, Signing Day or 'Commitment Day', the players officially announced their college commitments to schools and media.

The list of commits include players headed to such powerhouses as: Georgetown, Duke, UVA, US Naval Academy, American U, and UCLA. 
This is an exciting time for Bethesda-Olney's players, coaches and parents as the well-known elite soccer club and its recently established Bethesda- Olney US Soccer Development Academy commends its first ever class, The Class of 2014!  

The Bethesda-Olney U17/18 Coaching Staff includes: Head Coach Matt Pilkington, Assistant Coach Phillip Gyau, Assistant Coach Brian Gill, Assistant Coach Brett Colton, Assistant Coach Matt Ney, Technical Director Jonathon Colton and Technical Director Pete Wood. For complete staff biographies see -HERE-

Here is the complete list of Commitments to Date: Bethesda-Olney U.S. Soccer Development Academy U-18 College Commitments To Date

Player Year College
 Joseph Bogan 2014   Lehigh University 
 Karl Brown 2014   Colgate University 
 Brendan Burke 2014   U.S. Naval Academy 
 Joseph Conti 2014   UMass Lowell 
 Matt Danilack  2014   Dartmouth 
 Jeremy Ebobisse
2014   Duke University 
 Zachary Fingerhut 2014   Wake Forest 
 Chase Gasper 2014   UCLA 
 Danny Kaiser 2014  American University
 Ismail Lapp-Kamara  2014   George Washington University 
 Matthew Ledder 2014   Georgetown University 
 Carter Manley 2014   Duke University 
 Imad Mojaddidi 2014   Virginia Commonwealth University 
 Daniel Mooney 2014   Loyola University
 Christopher 'Koby' Osei-Wusu  2014   George Washington University  
 Jake Rozhansky  2014   University of Virginia 
 Sam Schmidt 2014  Winthrop University
 Bruno Scodari
2014  Colgate University

 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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