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East Region Teams Shine at US Youth Soccer National League: Girls Opening Week Recap

By Chris Massari, 12/12/19, 6:00PM EST


US Youth Soccer National League competition for 15U-19U Girls wrapped up a 4-day weekend of play in North Carolina, while the US Youth Soccer National League 14U’s also concluded 4 games in Florida.


After 4 days of competition, two teams from US Youth Soccer Conferences managed by EDP are currently in 1st place within their brackets. The 19U 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme (EPYSA) in the Blue Bracket and the 16U FC Revolution Dynamo (EPYSA) in the Black Bracket both sit at the top of their tables in first place, respectively.


Teams who finish the season in first place within their bracket automatically earn a berth to the US Youth Soccer National Championship.


In the 18U age group, the PSA National 02 (NJYS) are currently in 2nd place in the White Bracket.


While the following teams from US Youth Soccer Conferences managed by EDP all currently sit in 3rd place:

  • 18U: New Jersey Rush 02 Grey (NJYS), Pipeline 02 Pre-Academy (MD), and Coppermine SC (MSYSA)

  • 17U: Delaware FC (DYSA)

  • 16U: FC Revolution Dynamo (EPYSA) and Philadelphia SC Coppa Swarm 04 (EPYSA)

  • 15U: STA 2005G USYS (NJYS)


EDP would also like to highlight the individual talents and accomplishments of these players:


Full standings and results for 14U teams can be found HERE.

Full standings and results fro 15U-19U teams can be found HERE.

EDP would also like to highlight the individual talents and accomplishments of these players:

  • Caitlin Donovan of 1776 United FC, who is committed to La Salle University, has 9 goals and is leading the 19U age group.
  • Baylee DeSmit, of Pipeline SC and Julia Eichenbaum, of PSA, are tied for 3rd with 4 goals apiece for the 18U age group. Baylee is committed to Loyola University Maryland and Julia is committed to the University of Illinois.
  • Peyton Gilmore of FC Copa Academy, is currently fourth in the 17U age group with 6 goals scored.
  • And in the 14U age group, Morgan Kotch of Real Jersey FC is currently the leading scorer with 8 goals.

We wish the teams best of luck in the upcoming National League events. Learn more »

About EDP

Founded in 1999, Elite Development Program Soccer (EDP) is one of the largest organizers of youth soccer leagues and tournaments in the U.S. EDP operates youth leagues for boys and girls ages 9-19, conducts a Futures program for players ages 7-11, and operates U20/23 men’s and women’s leagues. EDP also runs over 20 tournaments each year.  The key emphasis for EDP’s leagues and tournaments is its Pathway to College™ programming which enables soccer players to reach their full potential with an emphasis on attending college. More than 3,500 teams participate in EDP’s leagues and more than 170,000 players compete in EDP tournaments annually. For more information on EDP, visit