STAMFORD, Conn. — The Stamford Youth Soccer League’s Boys U11 White Team won the Connecticut Cup on Nov. 7, winning the championship against Weston’s U11 Blue by a score of 5-1.
The game was played at the Farmington Sports Fields in Farmington. The Connecticut Cup is a statewide competition in which travel teams from around Connecticut in the same age group compete against one another.
The Connecticut Cup for the U11 age group fielded 80 teams this fall. In their advance to the CT Cup finals, the SYSL U11 Boys White team won five games, against Wethersfield Fury, Wilton U11 Blue, Newington Strikers, New Canaan Red, and Farmington U11A, before defeating the Weston U11 Blue team at the Cup final.
A majority of the 14 players on the SYSL Boys U11 White team have played together since U9, with their head coach, Jason Segovia, of the Quality Touch Soccer Academy, which provides professional training to the SYSL.
In the CT Cup, the team was also coached by John Anderson and Bill Sawch, volunteer assistant coaches, and managed by Christina Vander Kolk.
Team members are William Anderson, Massimo Costa, Darsein Gabriel, Logan Goncalves, CJ Hyde, Dima Lonevsky, Edwin Medina, Antonio Ninivaggi, Andre Quijada, Arian Recinos, Malik Samms, Brian Sawch, Dylan Schmitke, and Luke Vander Kolk.
In League play, the Hurricanes finished their season in first place with a 7-1-0 record.
For more information, call 203-322-5455 or visit stamfordsoccer.org.
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