CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – The Real Salt Lake Academy has dominated the opposition in the U-15/16 and U-17/18 age groups this season and has posted some impressive numbers in the process.
Here are a few interesting numbers from the 10 matches each team has played in the 2013-14 season:
The U-15/16 Academy team has the third highest points per game average in the nation for their age group. Through 10 matches, they have won 8, lost 1, drawn 1 and are the current leaders of the Southwest Division.
Goals per game that the U-15/16 team is averaging through 10 matches, which is the best in the nation for their and U-17/18 age group.
Goals against average per game for the U-15/16 team, which is the second best in the nation for their age group.
Percentage of goals scored by new Academy players: Tate Schmitt, U-15/16 (5); Corey Baird, U-17/18 (4); Eric Carbajal, U-17/18 (4); Niki Jackson, U-17/18 (4); Fahot Yogol, U-15/16 (3); Pato Yrizar, U-17/17 (1); Kris Fourcand, U-15/16 (1); Daniel Lee U-15/16 (1); Grant Livingston, U-15/16 (1).
Total number of goals scored by 20 different Academy players for both U-15/16 and U-17/18 teams combined.
Total number of clean sheets the Real Salt Lake U-15/16 and U-17/18 teams have combined to record: Christian Herrera, U-15/16 (7); Luis “Wicho” Barraza U-17/18 (4).
Number of players who have made at least one appearance for the U-15/16 and/or U-17/18 Academy teams.