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Winter Classic Rocks the Field House

The SOCA winter indoor season officially kicked off at the SOCA Field House over the December 11/12 weekend in the Winter Classic tournament with 23 teams competing in a futsal-style competition in four separate divisions.  Technical skill, fast thinking and cleverness were at a premium throughout the event as teams sought to solve the unique… Read more »

Fall Recreation Season Wraps Up at Frostbite Tournament

The SOCA fall 2021 Recreation season reached it’s dramatic, joyful conclusion in the Frostbite Tournament, which took place over the December 4/5 weekend.  The season-ending event included a total of 29 SOCA Recreational teams playing in six competitive divisions with matches taking place at the club’s premier facilities; South Fork Soccer Park and the Field… Read more »

U12 Boys Blue Sweep to Capital Fall Classic Title

The SOCA U12 Boys Blue Travel team swept the table over the November 20, 21 weekend at the Capital Fall Classic in Richmond.  After a season of severe tests and hardening in the VPSL, the SOCA squad was well prepared to succeed in the season closing tournament. Under the guidance of veteran coach Kirk Shafer,… Read more »

U12 Girls Blue Win Fall Classic

Over the November 13, 14 weekend SOCA’s U12 Girls Blue team traveled to the Richmond area where they won their division championship in the Capital Fall Classic soccer tournament with an undefeated performance. On Saturday, the locals jumped off to an impressive early morning start with a 9-0 thumping of the PWSI Courage from northern… Read more »

SOCA Teams Win at Ultimate Cup

In recent tournament action at the Ultimate Cup in Richmond, SOCA claimed top prizes with both boys and girls teams winning their divisions. On February 21, the U12 Boys Classic Blue, led by Coach Bobby Lutz, took first place in their division with a narrow 1-0 victory over Smithfield Arsenal of Virginia.  The U15 Boys… Read more »

SOCA and Skyline Elite Teams Haul Trophies at Capital Fall Classic

Over the November 21-22 weekend, SOCA and Skyline Elite boys teams hauled a truckload of hardware from the Capital Fall Classic in Richmond. The U15 and U14 Skyline Elite teams won the tournament title in their age groups.  Following suit were the SOCA U12 and U11 Boys Premier teams, and the U15 Classic and U12… Read more »

Recreation Season Concludes with Frostbite Tournament

Over the December 7-8 weekend 31 SOCA recreational teams in age groups U10 to U15 competed in the Frostbite Tournament at South Fork Soccer Park.  Prior to Thanksgiving, the U19 High School division held their tournament at the Charlottesville High School stadium field. The season-ending event is fun and festive finale for budding Recreational stars,… Read more »

SOCA Boys Win at Bethesda

Six of SOCA’s Elite boys teams traveled to Maryland to compete in the regionally eminent Bethesda Premier Cup over the November 22-24 weekend.  The U19 through U14 teams made the trip where they accumulated ten wins and three draws against only six loses in the highly competitive tournament event. The U14 Boys led the way… Read more »

SOCA Success in Showcase and Tournament Play

With fall season league play drawing to a close, eleven SOCA Travel teams spent the November 16-18 weekend competing at tournament and showcase events. Six girls Elite teams, U14 to U19, headed to the regionally prominent Bethesda Premier Cup in Maryland, where they posted an impressive record.  The U16’s finished first with an undefeated record,… Read more »

SOCA Teams Win Seven Titles At Columbus Day Events

The Columbus Day weekend provided SOCA Travel teams the opportunity to pause their fall league schedule and take on tournament challenges around the state. SOCA-Charlottesville Premier teams all ventured to Virginia Beach where they earned four championship trophies and four second place awards.  SOCA Elite/Apprentice U11-U13 teams also traveled to the Beach, where they earned… Read more »