CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – This summer has been busy, and the past few weeks seem like a blur. To keep up to date with all the information that came out of Houston here is a quick guide to all the important news stories from the past few weeks.
–The Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy claimed their first ever national title when the U-16 team defeated Solar Chelsea 4-2 in the U.S. Soccer Development Championship game in Houston, Texas at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday, July 20th. Goals were scored by: Brooks Lennon, Sebastian “Bofo” Saucedo, Justen Glad and Evan Waldrep.
–Diego “Diablo” Silva was named by MLSsoccer.com as one of the Top 5 players of the US Soccer Development Academy finals.
–Real Salt Lake was named the 2012-13 West Conference recipient of the Style of Play Award.
–Jose Hernandez and Justen Glad were named to the West Conference U-15/16 Starting XI.