Jul 30, 2012

BRYC 95 Elite & VSA Heat Blue Crowned 2012 US Youth Soccer National Champions

2012 US Youth Soccer National Champions
ROCK HILL, S.C. (July 29, 2012) - The remaining 2012 US Youth Soccer National Champions were crowned today at Manchester Meadows, in Rock Hill, S.C., where the country’s the top teams in the Under-16  through Under-18 Boys and Under-16 through Under-19 Girls age groups met to conclude the final stage of the 2012 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, presented by the National Guard. After this week's three days of preliminary play, the top two teams played today for their respective national title.

The National Guard's partnership with US Youth Soccer is focused on enriching the soccer experience by positively influencing players and coaches in areas of leadership and character development while adding a strong presence of American pride.

Last night, the Under-14 through Under-15 Boys and Girls National Championships were played in addition to the 77th annual James P. McGuire Cup televised nationally on FOX Soccer.  Complete recap of last night’s games are available here.

Stories, photos and videos are available following games at http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/.

Two teams representing Virginia where named National Champions of their age groups: Under-17 Girls:  VSA Heat Blue and Under-16 Girls:  BRYC 95 Elite.