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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 »

SOCA Elite Teams Storming CCL

SOCA’s high school aged Elite teams have completed their 2018/2019 league play and have racked up success in all divisions, currently placing SOCA at the top of the club-wide table going into the spring season. All eight of the SOCA U16-U19 boys and girls squads finished in the top four of their respective division.  Leading… Read more »

Seven SOCA Players Named to Regional Pools

Seven SOCA Elite players are named to the ODP East Region pool of players.  The honor of selection to the regional pool allows players to participate in inter-regional matches under the scrutiny of top federation and college coaches. SOCA has become a regular contributor to the regional squads as a result of the quality environment… 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 »

SOCA-Charlottesville Classic Teams Win Fall League Championship

SOCA-Charlottesville Classic teams combined efforts to win the Skyline Club Soccer League Club Championship for a record eleventh consecutive season.  The Club Championship is determined by points earned by each club based on the placement of teams in each division. Leading the way, three SOCA-Charlottesville squads claimed first place in their respective divisions:  U12 Girls,… Read more »

acac Makes $100,000 Contribution to SOCA Field House

  acac Fitness & Wellness Centers recently made a $100,000 donation to the Soccer Organization of the Charlottesville Area (SOCA). The gift supports SOCA’s plans to build a new Field House in the Belvedere neighborhood just north of Charlottesville. The Field House will serve as SOCA’s home and include a state-of-the-art synthetic playing field, fitness… 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 Successes Continue in Tournament and CCL Play

SOCA Travel teams continued to collect tournament hardware over the November 9-11 weekend.  The Elite Girls teams traveled to the Bethesda Premier Cup in Maryland where three squads claimed championship crowns. The U18/19 Girls Elite topped their bracket over teams from Pittsburg, New York City and Central Pennsylvania. The U16 Girls Elite won their group… Read more »

SOCA Wins Two State Cup Titles

On Sunday, November 4 at the Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg, SOCA added its second and third girls State Cup trophies to the growing trove of club accolades by virtue of championship performances by the U15 Elite and U16 Elite teams.  The club now has collected seven State Cup titles. The U15 Girls Elite,… Read more »

SOCA Sends Five Teams to the Cup Final Four

Five SOCA Elite teams pushed through to the VYSA State Cup semi-finals after a busy day of Cup action on Saturday, October 14.  SOCA had eight teams battling in the quarterfinal round and with five of them advancing to claim coveted Final Four spots the club has demonstrated its prowess. Five matches in the statewide… Read more »