Revolution Academy Highlights: March 30, 2023


FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution Academy’s MLS NEXT spring season continued over the weekend with all four teams back in action. The U-15s and U-17s each took on Nashville SC while the U-19s and U-14s faced off against Seacoast United on Saturday before the 14s, 15s, and 17s took on Beachside Soccer Club on Sunday.

The U-17s scored nine goals over the weekend, winning their match vs. Nashville SC, 5-2, before shutting out Beachside, 4-0. Olger Escobar (2006 – Malden, Mass.) and Cristiano Oliveira (2008 – Somerville, Mass.) each scored three goals between the two matches while Eric Martinez (2006 – Perris, Calif.) and Gershom Matimano (2007 – Hampton, N.H.) also found the back of the net. Goalkeepers Ryan Carney (2006 – Dunstable, Mass.) and Owen Beninga (2007 – Jackson, W.Y.) combined for the clean sheet on Sunday, each playing 45 minutes.

The U-15s notched two clean sheets in their matches as Cliff-Grova Rwabira (2008 – Portland, M.E.) tallied the lone goal on Saturday vs. Nashville while Braydon Fagundes (2008 – Warwick, R.I.) and Luis Fontalvo (2008 – Central Falls, R.I.) both scored in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Beachside. Sean Cory (2008 – Wrentham, Mass.) and Jose Goodman Millman (2008 – Cocheton, N.Y.) each earned shutouts, securing their team’s second and third clean sheets of the spring season.

The U-19s played Seacoast United to a 2-2 draw on Saturday as Gianluca Armellino (2005 – Plainville, Mass.) tallied in the 56th minute while Alex St. John (2005 – Needham, Mass.) scored in the 90th to secure the point for his team. The U-14s and Seacoast United were scoreless in their match as Reinner Fidelis (2009 – Peabody, Mass.) led his team to a clean sheet. The U-14s fell 3-0 in their match vs. Beachside SC on Sunday.

The U-15s and U-17s will now compete in the Generation adidas Cup at IMG Academy in Florida. To kick off their group stages, the U-15s will take on Austin FC, Columbus Crew, and Club America while the U-17s will face Nashville SC, Orlando City, and Club Leon. More information and the complete 2023 Generation adidas Cup schedule can be found here.

The U-19s continue action here in New England, taking on Beachside SC at the University of Bridgeport. The complete MLS NEXT schedule and the latest news from around the league can be viewed here. Click here to learn more about the New England Revolution Academy.

Revolution MLS & MLS NEXT Highlights:

  • U-17 defender Peyton Miller (2007 – Unionville, Conn.) logged 90 minutes vs. Atlanta United 2, becoming the youngest player to make his professional debut with New England Revolution II on Sunday.
  • U-19 forward Gianluca Armellino (2005 – Plainville, Mass.) tallied his fifth goal of the season while Alex St. John (2005 – Needham, Mass.) notched his third of the year to secure the draw vs. Seacoast United.
  • U-17 forward Eric Martinez (2006 – Perris, Calif.) tallied twice vs. Nashville SC securing his team-leading 13th and 14th goals of the season.
  • U-15 forward Cliff-Grova Rwabira (2008 – Portland, M.E.) scored the game-winner in his team’s 1-0 victory over Nashville SC as he totals five goals in his first five appearances of the season.
  • U-14 goalkeeper Reinner Fidelis earned the clean sheet in his team’s 0-0 draw vs. Seacoast United.


New England Revolution U-19s vs. Seacoast United U-19s
Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Seacoast United Epping Outdoor Complex (Epping, N.H.)

New England Revolution 2, Seacoast United 2

Scoring Summary:

SEA – Miles Culley 29’
SEA – Aidan Sheppela 51’
NE – Gianluca Armellino 56’
NE – Alex St. John 90’

Revolution U-19s: Ryan Carney; Steban Lopera (Jack LaBelle 85’), Jack Burkhardt, Henrique Dias (Garrett Holman 46’), Alex Parvu; Marco Dos Santos, Ezra Widman, Tyler Flowers (Alexi Karalis 59’); Jason Zacarias (Felipe Vieira de Andrade 72’), Bryce Flowers (Alex St. John 72’), Gianluca Armellino.

Substitutes Not Used: Marshall Nason Martin, Gabriell de Godoi.


New England Revolution U-17s vs. Nashville SC U-17s
Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 5, Nashville SC 2

Scoring Summary:

NE – Eric Martinez 5’, 55’
NE – Olger Escobar 19’, 65’
NSH – Eli Wachs 26’, 60’
NE – Cristiano Oliveira 75’

Revolution U-17s: Owen Beninga; Enzo Goncalves (Kian Charris 84’), Sage Kinner, Simon Henao (Josh Partal 74’), Josh Poulson (Cristiano Oliveira 57’); Edwin Flores (Giuseppe Ciampa 84’), Jamie Kabuusu, Eric Klein (Darwin Lopez 84’); Raphael Alves (Aidan Reilly 84’), Eric Martinez, Olger Escobar.

Substitutes Not Used: Kevin Christensen.

New England Revolution U-17s vs. Beachside Soccer Club CT U-17s
Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 4, Beachside SC 0

Scoring Summary:

NE – Cristiano Oliveira 57’, 87’
NE – Olger Escobar 81’
NE – Gershom Matimano 85’

Revolution U-17s: Ryan Carney (Owen Beninga 46’); Josh Poulson (Jamie Kabuusu 46’), Kian Charris (Henrique Dias 46’), Simon Henao (Olger Escobar 65’), Darwin Lopez; Edwin Flores (Gershom Matimano 80’), Giuseppe Ciampa, Josh Partal (Eric Klein 70’); Cristiano Oliveira, Cristiano Carlos (Eric Martinez 65’), Aidan Reilly.


New England Revolution U-15s vs. Nashville SC U-15s
Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 1, Nashville SC 0

Scoring Summary:

NE – Cliff-Grove Rwabira 31’

Revolution U-15s: Sean Cory; Eli Ackerman, Joaquin Garcia Zilinskas, Tommy Tsorous, Alvin Depina; Gershom Matimano (Hector Orozco 50’), Anthony Anduray (Judah Siquiera 50’), Bryan Norena (Luis Fontalvo 65’); Cristiano Carlos, Cliff-Grova Rwabira (Mesud Raic 65’), Braydon Fagundes (Luca Toro 74’).

Substitutes Not Used: Jose Goodman Millman, Sheridan McNish.

New England Revolution U-15s vs. Beachside Soccer Club CT U-15s
Sunday March 26, 2023 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

New England Revolution 2, Beachside SC 0

Scoring Summary:

NE Braydon Fagundes 60’
NE Luis Fontalvo 78'

Revolution U-15s: Jose Goodman Millman (Ryker Fauth 41'); Eli Ackerman (Sheridan McNish 50'), Tommy Tsouros (Caiden London 70’), Joaquin Garcias Zilinskas, Luca Toro (Alvin Depina 60’); Hector Orozco (Camilo Moreno Bustamante 60’), Anthony Anduray, Bryan Norena (Luis Fontalvo 70’); Gabriel Jordao (Mesud Ramic 41’), Cliff-Grova Rwabira, Braydon Fagundes.


New England Revolution U-14s vs. Seacoast United U-14s
Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Seacoast United Epping Outdoor Complex (Epping, N.H.)

New England Revolution 0, Seacoast United 0

Revolution U-14s: Reinner Fidelis; Zackary Chaib, Luke Nuspl, Tyler Bergquist, Nathan Jackson, Alexander Glassman, David Sellars, Jayden Flores, Brian Brooks; Radeen Alavi, Kenny Mills.

Substitutes Used: William Spaulding, Makai Harr, Ryker Fauth, Richard Owusu-Afriyie, Jonathan Cante, Kaleb Oliveira.

New England Revolution U-14s vs. Beachside Soccer Club CT U-14s
Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Harding High School (Bridgeport, Conn.)

New England Revolution 0, Beachside Soccer Club 3

Scoring Summary:

BSC – Phinn Donald 14’, 33’
BSC – Greyson Downes 55’

Revolution U-14s: Reinner Fidelis; Nathan Jackson, Luke Nuspl, Tyler Berquist, Richard Owusu-Afriyie; Brian Brooks, Alexander Glassman, William Spaulding; Jonathan Cante, Judah Siqueira, Kaleb Oliveira.

Substitutes Used: Makai Harr, Kenny Mills, David Sellars, Jayden Flores, Radeen Alavi, Zackary Chaib.