McLean Youth Soccer’s U17 and U18 girls’ teams won gold and silver medals, respectively, at the prestigious 2013 Disney Soccer Showcase.
McLean Force ECNL ’96 won the U17 Premier Gray Bracket, defeating both the IN and RI state champions along the way and scoring a total of seven goals with only one goal against in four games. In the Championship game, McLean Force defeated home state rivals and VA State Cup Semi-Finalists PWSI Courage Red ’96 1-0 in a tight contest.
The Disney victory propelled McLean Force to a national rank of #24 and a Region I rank of #14 in the Got Soccer points system (the team is already ranked #12 nationally by Top Drawer Soccer). Coached by Nadir Moumen, McLean Force competed at Disney immediately following three hard-fought games at the ECNL’s annual Sanford National Event, where the team went 2-0-1.
McLean Fury Green ’95 were Finalists in the GU18/19 Premier Black Bracket, losing the title match to TN state champions FC Alliance 96 Black. The Fury scored a total of 15 goals with five goals against in four games. Coached by Brent Leiba, McLean Fury has competed at Disney every year since 2010. This year, the team borrowed multiple players from McLean’s talented U17 player pool to fill out its roster.
2013 Disney Showcase Rosters
McLean Force ECNL ’96: GOALKEEPER – Katelyn “K.J.” Jensen; DEFENDERS – Elise Andrich, Karina Castillo, Caitlin Keenan, Hannah Natanson, Jenny Riemer, Sara Wilson; MIDFIELDERS – Lea Barnes, Clare Beahn, Alex Connell, Megan DeGrafft, Audrey Denkler, Kristina Diana, Kaitlyn Forsht, Stephanie Stahl; FORWARDS – Madison Crowe, Jarena Harmon, Becca Voyack.
McLean Fury Green ’95: GOALKEEPER – Hayley Talbott; DEFENDERS – Alia Abu Hawa, Grace DeGooyer, Carmen Suarez, Bayleigh Young; MIDFIELDERS – Rebecca Callison, Mary “Jenna” Hamilton, Caitlin Herron, Stefanie Spitz; FORWARDS – Ta-Tiana Brodie, Meghan Kammerdeiner, Caroline Kerns, Julia Suarez.