Academy Teams

Youth Update: June 3

U18s clinch playoff spot as youth teams go undefeated against BW Gottschee

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – All three of the Revolution Academy’s youth teams were home last weekend, going a combined 2-0-1 against BW Gottschee at Gillette Stadium on Saturday, June 1. The Under-18s, who officially clinched a spot in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs with their win, and the Under-16s each earned victories – 2-1 and 1-0, respectively – while the Under-14s battled to a 2-2 draw.

UNDER-18s

The Under-18s earned a 2-1 victory against BW Gottschee on Saturday, and officially clinched a place in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs. New England scored in the ninth minute, when Leandro Alves (Pawtucket, R.I.) slipped a through ball to Peguy Ngatcha (Manchester, N.H.) who lobbed the goalkeeper to make it 1-0. Willis Griffith (Amherst, N.H.) later doubled the Revs’ advantage, netting a half volley from 20 yards out in the 60th minute. BW Gottschee’s Matthew Mahoney then scored in the dying minutes of the game to make the final score 2-1. Now 15-5-3 (48 pts.), the U18s are ranked third in the Northeast Division of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy’s East Conference with 2.09 points per game and have officially claimed their third playoffs spot in four seasons (2010, 2012).

UNDER-16s

The Under-16s topped BW Gottschee, 1-0, on Saturday. Following a scoreless first half that included saves on two free kick chances by Declan McCabe (Weston, Mass.), the Revs buried a 65th-minute goal that proved to be the game-winner. Gabe Gissie (Worcester, Mass.) took on and beat a defender, continuing his run to the end line, where he whipped in a cross for Danny Apajee (Cranston, R.I.) to finish. Revolution goalkeeper Austin Aviza (Medway, Mass.) made one save en route to the U16s’ second straight shutout. Now 11-6-6 (39 pts.) on the season, the U16s are currently fifth in the Northeast Division of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy’s East Conference with 1.70 points per game and hold the 11th of 13 wildcard spots for the playoffs with two games remaining.

UNDER-14s

The Under-14s played BW Gottschee to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, closing out their 2012-13 U.S. Club Soccer season with a record of 13-3-2 (41 pts.) and 2.28 points per game. The visitors scored first in the 12th minute, but New England’s Levy Hernandez (Worcester, Mass.) answered one minute later with a goal set up by Justin Rennicks (S. Hamilton, Mass.). Hernandez then netted a second goal in the 23rd minute, this time combining with Santiago Cardona (Winthrop, Mass.). BW Gottschee equalized in the 32nd minute and the score held through to the final whistle.

The Under-18 and Under-16 teams close out the 2012-13 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season on the road this weekend, traveling to Epping, N.H., to take on Seacoast United on Saturday, June 8, before continuing on to Purchase, N.Y., to play FC Westchester on Sunday, June 9.

New England Revolution U18s vs. BW Gottschee U18s
Saturday, June 1 2013 – Foxborough, Mass. (Gillette Stadium)
Revolution 2, BW Gottschee 1

Scoring Summary:
NE – Peguy Ngatcha (Leandro Alves) 9
NE – Willis Griffith (unassisted) 60
BWG – Matthew Mahoney 90

New England Revolution: Matt Mozynski (GK), Quenton Swift, Willis Griffith, Will Szostkiewicz, Ryan Kingsley, Dominik Machado, Leandro Alves (Christian Sady 52), Freddie Ferre, Ryan Rose, Matt Nyeayea, Peguy Ngatcha

Unused Substitutes: Bruce Johnson (GK)

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Ryan Rose (caution) 82
NE – Willis Griffith (caution) 88

New England Revolution U16s vs. BW Gottschee U16s
Saturday, June 1 2013 – Foxborough, Mass. (Gillette Stadium)
Revolution 1, BW Gottschee 0

Scoring Summary:
NE – Danny Apajee (Gabe Gissie) 65

New England Revolution: Austin Aviza (GK), Will Rasid, Steven Duncan, Wes Turner, Matt Morana, Zach Herivaux, Luke Albertini (Guy Kabala 41), Declan McCabe, Mike Faria (Gabe Gissie 41), Danny Apajee (Justin Freitas 80), Amadu Kunateh (Trevor Davock 72)

Unused Substitutes: Bruce Johnson (GK)

Misconduct Summary:
None

New England Revolution U14s vs. BW Gottschee U14s
Saturday, June 1 2013 – Foxborough, Mass. (Gillette Stadium)
Revolution 2, BW Gottschee 2

Revolution Goal-Scorers:
Levy Hernandez (Justin Rennicks) 13
Levy Hernandez (Santiago Cardona) 23

First half:
New England Revolution: Trey Miller (GK), Matt Ranieri, Nick Woodruff, Max Diamond, Nick Ranieri, Freddy Stokes, Liam Sloan, Santiago Cardona, Daniel Jones, Levy Hernandez, Justin Rennicks

Substitutions:
23’ – Aaron James in, Freddy Stokes out
25’ – Adama Kaba in, Levy Hernandez out
25’ – Raffi Barsamian in, Santiago Cardona out
34’ – Jack O’Brien in, Matt Ranieri out

Second half:
New England Revolution: Trey Miller (GK), Jack O’Brien, Nick Woodruff, Max Diamond, Nick Ranieri, Daniel Jones, Raffi Barsamian, Levy Hernandez, Freddy Stokes, Adama Kaba, Aaron James

Substitutions:
57’ – Justin Rennicks in, Adama Kaba out
57’ – Matt Ranieri in, Freddy Stokes out
60’ – Liam Sloan in, Raffi Barsamian out

Revolution Misconduct:
None