3 Solar Players named to All America Teams!

Congratulations Samantha Meza, Alexis Missimo and Trinity Byars!

Samantha Meza – Class of 2020
Solar GDA u18
Committed : undecided
Alexis Missimo – Class of 2021
Solar GDA u17
Committed to the University of Texas – Austin
Trinity Byars – Class of 2021
Solar GDA u17
Committed to the University of Texas – Austin

United Soccer Coaches name Youth All-Region, All-America Teams (Girls)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Thursday the association’s Youth All-Region and Youth All-America Teams, headlined by the 2018 Youth Players of the Year.

Boys All-Region TeamsCentral | East | South | West

Girls All-Region TeamsCentral | East | South | West

New York City FC’s Giovanni Reyna (Bedford Corners, N.Y.) has been named the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Youth Boys Player of the Year and San Jose Earthquakes’ Sophie Jones (Menlo Park, Calif.) receives recognition as the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Youth Girls Player of the Year. Both players were named USSDA Conference Players of the Year and saw action with the U-17 U.S. men’s and women’s national teams this year.

The duo are among a total of 94 players (47 boys, 47 girls) honored as United Soccer Coaches Youth All-Americans. These players, along with their families and coaches, will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the United Soccer Coaches All-America Ceremony & Reception on Jan. 12, 2019 at the McCormick Place West Building in conjunction with the 2019 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago.

2018 United Soccer Coaches Youth Girls All-America Team
Player of the Year: Sophie Jones (Menlo Park, Calif.), San Jose Earthquakes
*Asterisks indicate number of previous All-America selections

Name Club Hometown
Michela Agresti* FC Stars of Massachusetts Swampscott, Mass.
Ainsley Ahmadian* Galaxy SC Naperville, Ill.
Abby Allen Lonestar SC Austin, Texas
Angelina Anderson Mustang SC Danville, Calif.
Hannah Bebar* Galaxy SC Naperville, Ill.
Maycee Bell* Sporting KC Wichita, Kan.
Croix Bethune** Concorde Fire Soccer Club Alpharetta, Ga.
Trinity Byars Solar Soccer Club Dallas, Texas
Ryan Campbell So Cal Blues Dana Point, Calif.
Jordan Canniff** Washington Spirit Academy California, Md.
Isabella D’Aquila* So Cal Blues Orange, Calif.
Talia DellaPeruta* Tophat SC Cumming, Ga.
Summer Denigan Cincinnati Development Academy Union, Ky.
Julia Dohle* NYCFC Academy Scarsdale, N.Y.
Maya Doms* Davis Legacy Davis, Calif.
Coriana Dyke* Colorado Rush Littleton, Colo.
Mia Fishel* San Diego Surf San Diego, Calif.
Sunshine Fontes* Honolulu Bulls Wahiawa, Hawaii
Tatiana Fung Arsenal FC Fullerton, Calif.
Carlee Giammona Heat FC Henderson, Nev.
Samar Guidry FC Dallas McKinney, Texas
Tori Hansen* NC Courage Academy Raleigh, N.C.
Smith Hunter* Seattle Reign Academy Seattle, Wash.
Sophie Jones San Jose Earthquakes Menlo Park, Calif.
Abbie Kotter La Roca Premier Providence, Utah
Payton Linnehan* FC Stars of Massachusetts Douglas, Mass.
Samantha Meza* Solar Soccer Club Irving, Texas
Alexis Missimo Solar Soccer Club Southlake, Texas
Makenna Morris* Bethesda SC Germantown, Md.
Amber Nguyen Tophat SC Snellville, Ga.
Jenna Nighswonger* Slammers FC Huntington Beach, Calif.
Barbara Oliveiri Albion Hurricanes FC Katy, Texas
Kellie Pagador Palacer United Roseville, Calif.
Neeku Purcell Seattle Reign FC Seattle, Wash.
Lilly Reale* South Shore Select Hingham, Mass.
Trinity Rodman* So Cal Blues Newport Beach, Calif.
Lindsey Romig IMG Academy Midlothian, Va.
Allyson Sentnor* South Shore Select Hanson, Mass.
Jillian Shimkin* FC Fury NY Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Natalia Staude* Tophat SC Marietta, Ga.
Reilyn Turner So Cal Blues Laguna Beach, Calif.
Kalyssa Van Zanten* Eclipse Select SC Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Mackenzie Vance United Soccer Alliance Fleming Island, Fla.
Kennedy Wesley So Cal Blues Rossmoor, Calif.
Astrid Wheeler* Concorde Fire Atlanta, Ga.
Amelia White Fort Wayne United Fort Wayne, Ind.
Kate Wiesner** Slammers FC Monrovia, Calif.