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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 »

SOCA Dominates Blue Ridge Cup

SOCA teams dominated the awards list at the recent Blue Ridge Cup, claiming a total of 30 trophies.  With 165 teams in 31 divisions competing for championship and runner-up honors, SOCA took home 19 championship awards and 11 runner-up awards. SOCA-Augusta contributed two championship and three finalist trophies to the total with SOCA Elite and… Read more »

SOCA Travel Teams Earn Memorial Day Accolades

SOCA Travel teams hit the road over the Memorial Day weekend, with different groups headed to destinations around the mid-Atlantic, making big impacts wherever the SOCA colors were represented.  The holiday weekend is the traditional end-of-season test for the U11-U15 age groups, as they wrap up their campaign.  Club wide results are impressive, showing a… Read more »

Recreation Season Wraps up with Sunburn Tournament

Over the Memorial Day weekend, 49 SOCA Recreation and Challenge teams battled for local bragging rights at the club’s annual Sunburn Tournament, held at South Fork Soccer Park and Charlottesville High School. Nearly 700 players were involved in the traditional season-ending event, capping off a fine spring season with some hot action on the holiday… Read more »

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 »