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SOCA Wins Three State Cup Titles!

On Sunday, November 3, 2019, three SOCA Elite teams made club history by winning their age group’s State Cup championship at the Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg.  SOCA has previously won seven VYSA State Cup titles, and have twice won two titles in a year.  The 2019 haul of three championships in the fall… Read more »

SOCA Places Four Teams in State Cup Finals

Four SOCA Elite teams will compete in the VYSA State Cup championship match on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at the Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg.  The four squads advanced from the semifinal round on October 26 to reach the final stage. The match-ups are as follows: U16 Boys Elite:  coached by Brent Kellum, the… 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 Sweeps Trio of State Cup Matches at South Fork

There is nothing like the comforts of home.  On Saturday, October 5, three SOCA Elite teams swept their VYSA State Cup matches at South Fork Soccer Park and booked passage to the semi-final round of the state championship competition. The U16 Boys, U16 Girls and U17 Girls all won their quarter-final game, advancing to the… Read more »

Three Elite Teams Advance to State Cup Final Four

SOCA Elite teams swept three State Cup matches on Saturday, September 28, with each advancing to the semi-final stage of the statewide, single-elimination, championship event. The U15 Girls, U18 Girls and U18 Boys all marched to the final four in their age group. The U15 Girls Elite posted a thrilling win via penalty kick shootout… Read more »

SOCA Places Seven Teams in State Cup Quarter Finals

On Saturday, September 21, six SOCA Elite squads won their VYSA State Cup match and advanced to the quarter final round of the single elimination state championship event, where they will join the SOCA U15 Elite girls, who reached the final eight with an earlier win. Seven teams in the quarter final round puts SOCA… Read more »

SOCA Wins Three Initial President’s Cup Matches

For the first time SOCA Premier teams are participating in the President’s Cup, a state-wide championship competition for teams below the elite level.  The competition format is single elimination knock-out style, similar to the State Cup. SOCA-Charlottesville Premier teams began their pursuit of President’s Cup glory on Saturday, September 14, with six matches against state-wide… Read more »

SOCA Plays Nine State Cup Games This Weekend

The fall 2019 State Cup will launch in a big way this weekend with SOCA Elite teams playing in nine matches.  SOCA will host seven of the state championship knock-out games and will travel for two of the match-ups. Come out and support SOCA Elite teams as they pursue the top spot in Virginia.  All… Read more »

SOCA Opens Fall State Cup with Win

SOCA Elite kicked off the fall 2019 State Cup campaign with a single match on Saturday, September 14.  The U15 Elite Girls topped Virginia Legacy in a well-played and deserved 1-0 win at the WAHS stadium field. Stella Steigler provided the game winner at about the 30 minute mark, and the local defense did the… 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 »