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U18 Boys Elite Win Three Straight at Jefferson Cup

SOCA’s Elite high school-aged boys teams attended the nationally recognized Jefferson Cup Showcase in Richmond, over the weekend of March 29-31.  The U18 squad completed a three game sweep of opponents who range from coast to coast.  The locals finished second in their Elite group of 12 teams, edged out of the top spot only… Read more »

SOCA Teams Travel to Tournament Success

The weekend of March 16-17 was a busy one for several sections of the SOCA Travel program.  Teams headed off in various directions to jump start their spring season with tournament competition. Augusta Premier and Classic squads made the trip to Stafford, VA where they competed in the Stafford St. Patrick’s Day event.  The Augusta… Read more »

U18 Girls Elite Sweep at Jefferson Cup Showcase

SOCA’s U18 Girls Elite team completed a three game sweep at the vaunted Jefferson Cup Showcase, featuring top teams from around the country.  The Richmond based tournament is a high-level national event, which took place the weekend of March 22-24. In pursuit of their three wins, the SOCA girls faced unique opponents, hailing from near… Read more »

U13 Boys Elite: Finalists at Jeff Cup

The spring 2019 campaign kicked off with some steep challenges and good results for the SOCA U13 Boys Elite squad, at the Jefferson Cup in Richmond.  With snow and wet conditions limiting training opportunities prior to the nationally recognized event, the U13’s faced tough competition while trying to quickly acclimate to high level matches. The… Read more »

Recreation Teams Battle Snow at Frostbite Tournament

Over the weekend of December 8 and 9, 13 intrepid SOCA Recreational teams competed in the annual fall season finale Frostbite Tournament where they faced spirited competition among themselves and an unexpected wallop of winter.  The tournament was original scheduled one week earlier, but the incessant fall rains forced delaying the wrap-up tournament to accommodate… Read more »

U13 and U15 Boys Elite Win Titles at Bethesda

Two SOCA Elite Boys teams made the trip to the weather-impacted Bethesda Premier Cup and returned with championship finishes.  The Bethesda event is considered a top-flight east coast tournament, drawing teams from throughout the eastern United States and Canada. The U13 Boys Elite swept through group play with three wins over squads from New Jersey,… Read more »

SOCA Elite and Premier Teams Claim Columbus Day Tourny Crowns

SOCA teams were spread to the distant corners of Virginia over the Columbus Day holiday weekend, where a total of eight SOCA teams won championships in tournaments located throughout the state. Five Elite girls squads of the high school age groups trekked north to the famous WAGS event in northern Virginia, and both the U19… Read more »

Second Blue Ridge Cup Provides Challenges and Success

Over the Labor Day weekend, SOCA co-hosted the second annual Blue Ridge Cup along with partners Central Virginia United, defying the heat to provide a competitive tournament event for 202 travel teams.  With matches spread over the two hosting communities (boys matches in Charlottesville and girls matches in Lynchburg) west central Virginia was a busy… Read more »

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 »