Over the next two weekends, EDP Soccer will host the EDP Cup Fall Showcase 2023, which is annually one of the top college showcase tournaments in the region. The first weekend of the event will feature over 170 15U-19U Girls teams, with the Boys teams playing the following weekend. The Girls weekend will be held at Tuckahoe Turf Farms and Green Branch Park, and has over 100 college coaches pre-registered for the event.
A look at some of the event's top Girls brackets:
The 19U Girls Diamond Bracket will see teams from five different states competing. RUSA G2006 Gold (NJ) and FC Revolution Reds (PA) are two of the most successful 2006 Girls teams in the country, and both participated at the USYS National Championships last Summer. RUSA is led by William Mary commit Mia Abbey plus NJIT commit Anabella Ramirez, and FC Revolution has several Division 1 commits including Binghamton commit Ana Buckwalter, Monmouth commit Ashley Lavrich, and Delaware commit Ava Salee. Sporting PA Girls is the third team in the bracket who participated in USYS National Championships last Summer, and are led by centerback Chloe Moser, who was named to the EDP Cup Fall Showcase Best XI last year. Joining these three teams from USYS Nationals are FC Frederick 05 Girls (MD), the reigning Maryland State Cup Champions, and two very strong teams from the Midwest in Chicago Rush SC Rush United Phenoms G2005 (IL), and Sporting Columbus Girls 2006 ECNL RL (OH).
The 17U Girls Diamond Bracket is headlined by FC Florida Prep 07G, who is led by star player Giovanna Waksman from Brazil, who has been turning heads at every event she's attended the last two years. West Deptford Fury 2007 enters the tournament as reigning New Jersey State Cup Champions, and NJ Surf South Shore 07G won the USYS National League Mid Atlantic Conference. NYCFC Girls 2007/2008 South are an improved side from what was already a very strong group that participated in National League P.R.O. last season. The bracket is rounded out with Brick Township SA Superstorm and HEX FC Dominion USYS 07G.
The 16U Girls Diamond Bracket features many of the region's top teams. Yardley Makefield Soccer 2008 Girls Premier Spirit NL EDP participated in USYS National Championships last Summer due to their impressive performance in National League P.R.O. Also, Sporting PA 2008 Girls and FC 814 Energy both reached the Semi-Finals of the USYS Eastern Regional Championships, and Valley FC 2008 EDP National Team were Quarter Finalists at Regionals. The bracket is rounded out with Sporting Columbus Girls 2008 ECNL RL who is ranked 12th in the Midwest Conference, and 1776 United FC 2008 Girls Orange.United Academy PSU G2013 Milan.
See full Girl's schedule HERE.
Check out the video highlights from last year's event below.