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SOCA Travel Teams Win Hardware in Early Season Tournaments

Throughout the early spring season, SOCA Travel teams have been earning trophies at a variety of tournament events around the state.  Below are highlights from the tournament circuit so far. Ultimate Cup: Girls     February 24-25, Richmond Augusta U11 Girls Premier, second place Augusta U12 Girls Premier, second place Ultimate Cup:  Boys     March 3-4, Richmond Augusta… Read more »

Frostbite Tournament Wraps-up Fall Rec Season

SOCA Recreation teams put the finishing touches on the fall 2017 season over the December 2-3 weekend by competing in the annual Frostbite Tournament.  The Frostbite is the traditional season-ending event for U10-U19 Recreation teams from both Charlottesville and Augusta regions.  This year 42 teams entered the festive fall finale, with six squads making the… Read more »

SOCA Teams Win Eleven Titles on Big Tourny Weekend

SOCA Travel teams hit the road for a giant tournament weekend November 17-19, as most squads were putting the wraps on their fall season.  Forty six SOCA teams competed in four different events to showcase their skills and test their mettle against regional competition.  SOCA teams claimed 11 division championships demonstrating again the depth and… Read more »

Elite Girls Succeed at Bethesda Tourny

SOCA’s Elite girls went on the road to the Bethesda Premier Cup over the November 10-12 weekend and battled top competition from the mid-Atlantic region.  Entrance into the highly regarded Bethesda event is never easy, as the organizers are uncommonly selective when admitting teams to the competition.  All nine of SOCA’s Elite girls teams did… Read more »

Elite Teams Enjoy Early Season Success

SOCA Elite teams jumped off to an impressive Spring season start with three of the local squads claiming first place trophies at the Arlington Invitation Tournament earlier this month. At the Boy’s weekend on March 4 and 5, Fran Lavin’s U12 Apprentice team claimed first place with a 5-4 thriller over McLean.  The youngsters swept… Read more »

SOCA Classic and Premier Teams Kick Off at Ultimate Cup

SOCA Premier and Classic teams recently competed in the season opener Ultimate Cup in Richmond, with the girls playing over the February 26/26 weekend, and the boys playing March 3/4.  Three SOCA teams claimed the top prize in their group, with the U12 Augusta Girls Premier edging out their Charlottesville counterpart along with the U14… Read more »

Boys Elite Impress at Bethesda; Premier and Classic Earn Medals

SOCA Travel teams were scattered across the region as they competed in various tournaments this past weekend showcasing their talents at the close of the fall season. Thirty seven SOCA teams were on the road participating in three different tournaments for Elite, Premier and Classic squads. Boys Elite teams were at the Bethesda Premier Cup… Read more »

Elite Girls Win Big at Bethesda

SOCA Elite girls teams made a big impression at the Bethesda Premier Cup tournament over the November 11-13 weekend.  Nine teams were entered in the highly regarded event and five SOCA squads returned home with first place awards with an additional three teams picking up second place honors. A round robin showcase format is used… Read more »

Classic Boys Win Gold at Capital Fall Classic

The SOCA boys Classic squads from both Charlottesville and Augusta regions were joined by three Augusta Premier teams to form a sizable invasion party at the Capital Fall Classic in Richmond this past weekend.  Sixteen SOCA teams attended the nearby event, posting an over-all winning record against teams from around the mid-Atlantic region. Two Charlottesville… Read more »

SOCA Teams Succeed at Disney

Three of SOCA’s Elite teams spent a portion of the holiday season competing in the renowned Disney Showcase tournament in Orlando, Florida, where each achieved notable success. The nationally famous event attracts top teams from around the country and from around the globe. This ultimate youth soccer showcase is fiercely selective, with most teams considering… Read more »