Grande Sports Academy, Casa Grande, AZ – Grande Sports Academy student-athlete and RSL-AZ forward, Sebastian Saucedo, is named United States Soccer Development Academy Week 4 ‘Player of the Week’ on October 4, 2012. Saucedo received the award for his performance during Real Salt Lake – Arizona U-15/16 soccer academy team overwhelming 7-2 win over Chivas USA Academy last Saturday, September 29, 2012.
Saucedo found the back of the goal at the 24th, 35th, and 48th minute to secure his hat-trick for the match. Saucedo who is a U15 National pool player scored on a penalty-kick, a free-kick, and off a great team combination play as RSL-AZ continued to pressed the ball on the Chivas USA’s side of the pitch throughout the game. The USSDA 2012-13 season is just a month into its schedule and Saucedo’s 5 goals in three matches is currently tied with the most goals in the U-15/16 Division.
The RSL-AZ U-15/16 soccer academy is currently 3-0-0 and is leading the Southwest Division of the USSDA West Conference. RSL-AZ team is playing inspired soccer on the pitch as they average 3.7 goals per game while only giving up one goal per game.
RSL-AZ soccer academy is part of the Grande Sports Academy family of full-time residency academies. RSL-AZ’s next matches are scheduled for October 13th and 14th as the team goes on the road for the first time this season. Match time for the October 13th for the U-17/18 team is at 9:30am PST and the U-15/16 team is at 11:30am PST against the San Diego Surfs. The October 14th games begin with the U-17/18 team @ 12:00pm PST and the U-15/16 team @ 2:00pm PST against the Nomads SC.