Last Day! WC Eagles Summer Camp Season 2018 Coming to a Close

Last Day! WC Eagles Summer Camp Season 2018 Coming to a Close

Today is the final day of Summer Camp! Thanks to all those who braved the sweltering heat and grueling (but FUN!) training to make this 2018 Summer Camp season a huge success. Good luck to everyone in their upcoming school and club seasons! It’s time to put all your hard work to work!

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WC Eagles Sweep National Club Championships, Earn Undisputed USA #1 National Ranking

WC Eagles Sweep National Club Championships, Earn Undisputed USA #1 National Ranking

At the end of nine days of national competition at the Nook, from the 9th to 17th July, W C Eagles were crowned National Champions The USA National Club Championships in all three age groups, Under 14, Under 16, and Under 19.

On their way to winning the Under 14 National title for an unprecedented sixth consecutive year, W C Eagles beat Wizards 23 – 0, Hymax (Maryland) 8 – 0 and Gateway (Missouri) 8 – 0 to win their Pool and qualify for the Knock-out stage. In the Quarter Finals W C Eagles beat Freedom (Maryland) 8 – 0, and Uprise (New Jersey) 10 – 0 in the Semi Final, to move in to the Final where they beat Spirit USA (New Jersey) 8 – 1 to finish with an amazing 66 goals for and one against and win their 36th consecutive game over the past six years. Ashley Sessa was awarded the High Goal Scorer trophy with 27 goals in the six games.

W C Eagles continued their winning ways as they won the U16 National Club Championship for the 5th straight year. They won their three Pool games against Jersey Intensity (New Jersey) 5 – 0, Pinnacle (Ohio) 12 – 0, and AGH (Connecticut) 10 – 0 on their way to the Quarter Finals. In the QF W C Eagles beat Gateway (Missouri) 6 – 1, the New Heights (New Jersey) 3 – 1 in the Semi-Final to move into the Final where they beat perennial foe XCalibur 3 – 0 to capture the U16 National title, and 30th straight victory, with a goal difference of 39- 2. The High Goal Scorer Award was presented to Hope Rose with 13 Goals.

Moving on to the Under 19 age group, the talented W C Eagles Team set about capturing the U19 title with wins against South Jersey Edge (New Jersey) 9 – 0, Rush (California) 8 – 0, and North East Elite (Massachusetts) 3 – 1, in their Pool games. IFHCK (Kentucky) was their scalp, 8 – 0, in the Quarter Final. Beating TYCOYO (Virginia) 4 – 0 in the Semi-Final, W C Eagles rolled into the final where they beat neighbors XCalibur (Pennsylvania) 4 – 0 to win the Under 19 National Club Championship with a 36 – 1 goal difference, and complete the sweep of the National Age Groups. Paityn Wirth was awarded the High Goal Scorer Award with 8 goals.

Over the course of the nine days, W C Eagles played fast attacking hockey, finding the spaces through the opposition defenses with good vision and early passes. They won all of their 18 games, scoring an incredible 141 goals while conceding just 4.
congratulations to all the W C Eagles players, not only those who participated in the NCC, but also the players in the NCC Training Squads who worked extremely hard and pushed those selected to attain a new level of play.

Having swept all three age groups, W C Eagles became the undisputed #1 club in the USA.

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Erin Matson Selected to Play in the World Cup

Erin Matson Selected to Play in the World Cup

18 Year old Erin Matson has been selected to play for the USA in the World Cup in London, England from the 22nd July to 5th August. Erin will once again be the youngest member of the USA Team and will gain her 50th International Cap during this major event.

Erin was a member of W C Eagles teams which won both National Indoor Championships and National Club Championships in the U14, U16, and U19 age groups. Erin also played for the USA National Indoor Team as a 13 year old, scoring the winner sudden death penalty shootout goal to secure the bronze medal for the USA in the 2013 Pan Am Indoor Cup.

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WC Eagles Selected to Play for USA in Argentina

WC Eagles Selected to Play for USA in Argentina

Erin Matson will be playing for the USA Women’s Team in the five test match series with World Number 2 Argentina, in Tucamon, Argentina, and Maddie Bacskai, Cassie Sumfest, Sophia Tornetta, and Corinne Zanolli, have been selected to play for the USA Under 21 Team to play against the Argentina Under 21 Team.

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36 WC Eagles Selected for 2018 National Futures Stars and Stripes Games

A total of 36 W C Eagles players have been selected to play in the U14/16/19 Stars and Stripes games at the 2018 National Futures Championships Congratulations to the following players:
UNDER 14
Hope Delaney
Ryleigh Heck
Rachel Herbine
Lauren Kenah
Maggie Kondrath
Reilly McMenamin
Alaina McVeigh
Lindsey Roberts
Ashley Sessa
Macy Szukics
Melea Weber

UNDER 16
Sophia Acosta
Ashley Arnold
Kennedy Cliggett
Annika Herbine
Courtney Kenah
Mia Leonhardt
Hope Rose
Kelly Smith
Laure Wadas
Elizabeth Yeager

UNDER 19
Charlotte de Vries
Riley Donnelly
Mary Harkins
Kara Heck
Adele Iacobucci
Madison Kahn
Caroline Kelly
Taylor Mason
Annie McDonough
Hannah Miller
Madison Orobono
Abby Pitcairn
Sammy Popper
Erica Solomen
Paityn Wirth

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20 WC Eagles Selected for 2018 Junior National Team Final Tryouts

After four days of extensive training and evaluation at the Junior National Camp from the 5th to 8th July, the following 20 WC Eagles have been selected to participate in the December USA Junior National Training Camp from the 19th to 21st December, 2018. This is the final tryout to determine the rosters for the 2019 USA U17 and U19 National Teams.

Congratulations to
UNDER 17
Ryleigh Heck
Annika Herbine
Hope Rose
Ashley Sessa
Kelly Smith
Macy Szukics
Lauren Wadas
Elizabeth Yeager

UNDER 19
Charlotte de Vries
Riley Donnelly
Mary Harkins
Adele Iacobucci
Madison Kahn
Caroline Kelly
Annie McDonough
Hannah Miller
Madison Orobono
Abby Pitcairn
Sammy Popper
Paityn Wirth

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26 WC Eagles Selected for 2018 Junior National Camp

Following the recent National Futures Championships 26 W C Eagles have been selected to participate in the 2018 USA Junior National Camp from the 5th to 8th July, 2018.

Congratulations to:
UNDER 17
Ashley Arnold
Kennedy Cliggett
Ryleigh Heck
Annika Herbine
Mia Leonhardt
Hope Rose
Ashley Sessa
Kelly Smith
Macy Szukics
Lauren Wadas
Elizabeth Yeager

UNDER 19
Charlotte DeVries
Riley Donnelly
Mary Harkins
Kara Heck
Adele Iacobucci
Madison Kahn
Caroline Kelly
Taylor Mason
Annie McDonough
Hannah Miller
Madison Orobono
Abby Pitcairn
Sammy Popper
Erica Solomen
Paityn Wirth

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25 WC Eagles Included in the 2018 AAU Junior Olympics Selections

Congratulations to the following 25 W C Eagles who have been selected to play in the 2018 AAU Junior Olympics which will be held at the University of Iowa, in Ames, Iowa, at the beginning of August.

Sofia Acosta
Ashley Arnold
Alden Boccella
Kennedy Cliggett
Anastasia Dennis
Emily Graeff
Ryleigh Heck
Rachel Herbine
Annika Herbine
Courtney Kenah
Lauren Kenah
Maggie Kondrath
Mia Leonhardt
Megan Maranski
Alaina McVeigh
Meredith Medvetz
Josephine Palde
Tegan Poerio
Lindsey Roberts
Hope Rose
Ashley Sessa
Kelly Smith
Macy Szukics
Lauren Wadas
Elizabeth Yeager

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15 WC Eagles Selected to Play in the Young Women’s National Championship

15 WC Eagles Alumni have been selected to play in the 2018 Young Women’s National Championships at the Nook during the last week in June. National selectors, led by Craig Parnham, will be evaluating the players during the Championships with a view to being selected to the USA Under 21 Team or the USA Development Team.

Congratulations and good luck to our alum:
Maddie Bacskai
Mya Christopher
Kelsey Farkas
Nikki Freeman
Kiley Gallagher
Makalya Gallen
Gianna Glatz
Maykate Neff
Meredith Ross
Lydia Sydnor
Claire Sylvester
Sophia Tornetta
Claire Webb
Courtnie Williamson
Corinne Zanolli

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U19 NIT: 5 Gold for WC Eagles

U19 NIT: 5 Gold for WC Eagles

5 of our WC Eagles teams captured Gold Medals at the U19 NIT in Richmond VA, including Pools A, B, C, F and I!

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