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Academy Update: All five Academy teams open 2017-18 USSDA schedule

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution Academy opened the 2017-18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season this past weekend with all five teams hosting matches in East Providence, R.I. The Under-19s, Under-17s, and Under-15s squared off with Empire United on Saturday, while the Under-14s and Under-13s played World Class FC on Sunday.

All five Academy teams will be back in action this Saturday. The U-19s, U-17s, and U-15s will travel to Tinton Falls, N.J. to play Cedar Stars Academy – Monmouth, while the U-14s and U-13s will venture to Mendon, Mass. for matches against NEFC.

WEEK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Midfielder Isaac Angking '00 (Providence, R.I.) registered a brace in the U-19s 3-1 win over Empire United. Last season, Angking featured in just one match with the Revolution U-18s due to spending the majority of the year in U.S. Soccer's U-17 Residency program in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Forward Ben Verner '02 (Acton, Mass.) registered his first assist as a Revolution Academy player in the U-17s 3-2 loss to Empire United. Michael Tsicoulias '02 (Newton, Mass.) and Keel Brissett '02 (Amherst, Mass.) tallied for the Revs in the match.
  • Forward Andrew Serafino '03 (East Longmeadow, Mass.) provided two goals to power the U-15s past Empire United, 3-1. Midfielder Colby Quinones '03 (Bedford, N.H.) and forward Zach Vlachos '03 (Peabody, Mass.) each found the scoresheet for the first time as Revolution Academy players. Quinones provided an assist on Serafino's first goal, while Vlachos tallied the U-15s' third goal of the match.
  • Forward James Torres '04 (Pawtucket, R.I.), Michael Hofstetter '04 (Providence, R.I.), and Leonardo Domingo '04 (Belmont, Mass.) each played a factor in two goals each in the U-14s 4-0 victory over Empire United. Torres posted a goal and an assist, Hofstetter scored two goals, and Domingo registered two assists. Goalkeepers Matthew Tibbets '04 (Westborough, Mass.) and Sebastian Pliszka '04 (Newington, Conn.) combined to record a shutout.
  • Goalkeepers Trevor Piltch '05 (Falmouth, Maine) and Sam Martin '05 (Westwood, Mass.) combined to post a shutout in the U-13s scoreless draw against Empire United.

UNDER-19s

New England Revolution U-19s vs. Empire United U-19s
Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Bayside FC Facility (East Providence, R.I.)
New England Revolution 3, Empire United 1

Scoring Summary:
NE – Isaac Angking 1 (Tim Ennin 1) 30'
EU – Toyi Hakizimana 60'
NE – Tim Ennin 1 (Ohad Yahalom 1) 75'
NE – Isaac Angking 2 (Kevin Vang 1) 89'

New England Revolution: Patrick Quinn; Connor Haskell (Tyler Freitas 60'), Pierre Spiegel, Prince Loney-Bailey, Andrew White; Ohad Yahalom (Alex Nagy 75'), Kevin Vang, Isaac Angking; Andy Chisholm, Tim Ennin, Gus Cassemiro

Substitutes Not Used: Kevin Coffey

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Isaac Angking (Yellow Card) 66'
EU – Ian Zingaro (Yellow Card) 68'

UNDER-17s

New England Revolution U-17s vs. Empire United U-17s
Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Bayside FC Facility (East Providence, R.I.)
New England Revolution 2, Empire United 3

Scoring Summary:
NE – Michael Tsicoulias 1 (Ben Verner 1) 9'
EU – Dylan McDermott 12'
EU – Jaden Noble 47'
NE – Keel Brissett 1 (Unassisted) 67'
EU – Ryan Leask 89'

New England Revolution: Austin Causey; Will Kemball-Cook, Thamba Mbungu, Max Hofstetter, Max Johnston; Liam Carpenter-Shulman (Aaron Ramos 82'), Trevor Burns (Damian Rivera 70'), Nicolas Firmino (Kaoru Fujiwara 65'); Luis Blanco (Caleb Williams 70'), Michael Tsicoulias, Ben Verner (Keel Brissett 65')

Substitutes Not Used: Nick Cardona, Colton Madeira

Misconduct Summary:
None

UNDER-15s

New England Revolution U-15s vs. Empire United U-15s
Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Bayside FC Facility (East Providence, R.I.)
New England Revolution 3, Empire United 1

Scoring Summary:
EU – Francesco Pagano 21'
NE – Andrew Serafino 1 (Unassisted) 35'
NE – Andrew Serafino 2 (Colby Quinones 1) 42'
NE – Zach Vlachos 1 (Sam White 1) 55'

New England Revolution: Eliot Jones; Zach Zardi-Santos, Cole Dewhurst, Morris Matthews (Degefe McCracken 54'), Jack Anderson (Cole Richardson 54'); Jonathan Murphy, Sam White, Colby Quinones (Christian Bejar 70'); Felipe Vieira (Zach Vlachos 40' – HT), Andrew Serafino (Matthew Fordham 66'), Hikaru Fujiwara

Substitutes Not Used: Nick Cardona

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Jonathan Murphy (Yellow Card) 38'
NE – Colby Quinones (Yellow Card) 63'

UNDER-14s

New England Revolution U-14s vs. World Class FC U-14s
Sunday, September 3, 2017 – Bayside FC Facility (East Providence, R.I.)
New England Revolution 4, World Class FC 0

Scoring Summary:
NE – James Torres 1 (Matteo Gomes 1) 14'
NE – Michael Hofstetter 1 (James Torres 1) 29'
NE – Michael Hofstetter 2 (Leonardo Domingo 1) 38'
NE – Noel Buck 1 (Leonardo Domingo 2) 72'

New England Revolution: Matthew Tibbetts (Sebastian Pliszka 54'); Aiden Rodriguez (Christian Martins 47'), Alex Kuzmich, Henok Anderson, Dylan Henao (Rainer Chai 47'); Mateo Gomes, Jack Panayotou, James Torres (Noel Buck 54'); Leonardo Domingo, Michael Hofstetter (Austin Bush 47'), Sekou Kamara

Substitutes Not Used: None

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Aiden Rodriguez (Yellow Card) 15'
WC – Owen Fizulich (Yellow Card) 65'

UNDER-13s

New England Revolution U-13s vs. World Class FC U-13s
Sunday, September 3, 2017 – Bayside FC Facility (East Providence, R.I.)
New England Revolution 0, World Class FC 0

Scoring Summary:
None

New England Revolution: Trevor Piltch (Sam Martin 45'); Jack Burkhardt, Ian Webb-Johnson, London Timothy, Marco Dos Santos, Randy Vang, Quinn Pappendick, Joseph Buckley; Andres Garcia (Jack LaBelle 45'), Bryann Almeida (Oscar Martinez 45'), Jubril Bamgbala

Substitutes Not Used: None

Misconduct Summary:
None

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