SASA Wins 14U Girls National Presidents Cup

SASA Wins 14U Girls National Presidents Cup

SASA Spirits put on a dominating performance at the US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup en route to the 14U Girls National Presidents Cup title. In group play, they went a perfect 3-0 scoring 17 goals while only allowing one.


In the National Presidents Cup Final they jumped to an early 2-0 lead and never looked back, finishing the event with a 4-0 victory over Coachella FC of Cal South.


This is the second time that SASA has taken home the National Presidents Cup, having previously won the 14U Boys title in 2013.  The 14U Girls title was also the 11th National Presidents Cup win for an Illinois team.


Congratulations to the 2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup 14U Girls Champions

  • Ruby Allen
  • Madison Clark
  • Rylee Clark
  • Lucy Corley
  • Sosi Dadekian
  • Hannah Daly
  • Alyssa Day
  • Izzy Hassebrock
  • Kamryn Hoffman
  • Anika Jyothinagaram
  • Mary Jane Keller
  • Mackenzie Krieger
  • Rylann Law
  • Rowann Law
  • Bailey Leach
  • Rayna Powers
  • Kendall Sims


In addition to their team success, some players were recognized with individual honors for their performance on the pitch. Rayna Powers earned the Golden Boot as the age group's top goal scorer and Alyssa Day was selected for the Golden Glove award as the top goalkeeper in the 14U Girls division. Powers, Rowann Law and Kamryn Hoffman were also selected as Best XI for the 14U Girls.


In addition to the National Presidents Cup Champion, Peoria FC United (13U Boys) FC United (17U Boys) finished as National Presidents Cup Finalists.

13U Boys National Presidents Cup Finalists: Peoria FC United

Nathan Boyer, Lincoln Brady, Trae Brickner, Bijan Champagne, Drew Chovanec, Tristan Flaherty, Drew Glatz, Benjamin Hampton, Joseph Heiar, Rohan Issac, Braden Lehman, Aiden McCall, Jack Park, Payton Porch, Declan Schuler, and Jacob Walton

17U Boys National Presidents Cup Champions: FC United

Thomas Albrighton, Daniel Shirov, Max Bachenheimer, Radule Bozovic, David Deng, Ashur Eshw,
Ian Ferguson, Franco Fernandez-Enjo, Nomar Geraldino, Adam Hammock, Matt Hegge, Liam McGlothin,
Karol Niziolek, Steven Nyc, Jack Rice, Jackson Shoemaker, Townes Robertson,
Jackson Shoemaker and Joey Vehovsky