*The Vardar U14 Girls recently traveled to South Carolina for an intraconference ECNL event and went unbeaten for the weekend. Opening with a 2-0 defeat of Ohio Elite Soccer Academy, Vardar then topped OP Eagles 2-1, and concluded its trip with a 2-2 draw against Penn Fusion SA.
*Five of seven Vardar teams participating in the Michigan State Cup Tournament have advanced past pool play. Vardar's U13 boys and girls, U14, U15 and U16 teams all went 3-0 in their preliminary matches. The next step of State Cup is the Round of 16 which will be played on May 17 at the Saginaw Soccer Complex, 3485 McCarty Rd., Saginaw MI 48603. At 9 AM, the 13 Girls will play on Field 10, and the 14 Boys will kick off on Field 14. At 11:30 AM the 15 Boys will compete on Field 14. Then at 2 PM, the 13 Boys will play on Field 19 and the 16 Boys will battle on Field 3. Winners of their Round of 16 play will advance to the Quarterfinals to be played on May 18 at the Saginaw complex. The State Cup Semi-finals will then be held on May 31 with the Championships to be played on June 1 with all games to be in Saginaw.
*All six Vardar teams that entered the Michigan Junior State Cup Tournament are moving on past pool play and into the Quarterfinals including the U10 boys and girls, U11 boys and girls and U12 boys and girls. The next phase of Junior State Cup is the Quarterfinal Round to be held on May 18 also in Saginaw. The 10 Boys start their Quarterfinal match at 8:30 AM on Field 15 followed at 10 AM by the 12 Boys on Field 22 and the 10 Girls on Field 13. At 12 PM, the 12 Girls will play on Field 20. The 11 Boys kick off their match at 3 PM on Field 4 and finally the 11 Girls will play at 4:30 PM on Field 4.
For full schedule information on upcoming games, please go to http://events.gotsport.com/events/Default.aspx?eventid=35470 for State Cup schedules and http://events.gotsport.com/events/Default.aspx?eventid=35083 for Junior State Cup schedules. And best of luck to our Vardar Teams!