BOCA RATON, Fla. (November 25, 2013) – The 2013 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional is underway in Boca Raton, Fla., with three Nebraska players represented in the 1996 and 1997 age groups. The six-day tournament will take place November 24-29 at Spanish River Athletic Park, and will feature elite girls teams in the 1996-1999 age groups from each of the four US Youth Soccer regions.
Participating from Nebraska are:
1997 Region II Roster:
Michelle Xiao #4, a Forward from the U18 Gretna Prima Green
1996 Region II Roster:
Madison Elliston, #13, a Defender from EGA
Megan McCashland, #11, a Midfielder from FC Dallas/Gretna Prima
The nearly 300 leading players participating in the event have been selected from US Youth Soccer State Association and regional level evaluations. Throughout the week, players will train at practices and compete in matches against other regions, in front of national staff and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play.
US Youth Soccer ODP is the nation's original player identification program. With programs in all 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations, it is available to any player, regardless of hometown or club affiliation. US Youth Soccer ODP has continued its tradition of elite competition and player development for more than 30 years, and is the only development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer, the National Women’s Soccer League, and a majority of current and past national and youth national team members as alumni. To learn more, visitwww.usyouthsoccer.org/programs/OlympicDevelopmentProgram.
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