U15 Girls All-Tournament Team|
Seacoast United's Ham sisters lead selections
USL News Release
Thursday, December 22, 2011
TAMPA, Fla. – The 2011 Super Y-League North American Finals U15 Girls All-Tournament Team was announced today with the champion Seacoast United Wanderers seeing a pair of players named to the team. Sisters Kendall Ham, who won the division’s Golden Boot scoring five goals in five games, and Jackie Ham, who had two goals and four assists, led the selections after a pair of standout weeks.
The 2011 All-Tournament Teams were selected by USL staff based on tournament statistics, ODP nominations submitted by tournament coaches, and recommendations from the USL Technical Staff. The 2011 Super Y-League North American Finals were held December 2-6 in Brandon and Land O’ Lakes, Florida.
Fellow finalist TSF Academy was also well represented on the team, with defender Alyssa Puzo impressing throughout the tournament and forward Kendall Mechak finishing with four goals for the tournament. The defensively strong MPS Renegades also saw a pair of players selected, with defender Lindsay Brown earning her selection as the side conceded just three goals in four games and midfielder Marissa Endow providing stability in midfield.
Rage SC, which claimed the fourth semifinal berth, had defender Courtney Black selected as her side conceded just one goal in three group games, while goalkeeper Mollie Rosen from Mequon United also gained recognition after a solid week.
Other players selected for the team included Caroline Staudle from Quickstrike FC, who impressed the coaches throughout the week, while Coquitlam Metro-Ford defender Baia Hearns helped lead a solid defense that competed strongly with a pair of eventual semifinalists. MPS Lady Knights forward Alexa Poulin completed the selections after impressing opposing coaches throughout the week.
U15 Girls All-Tournament Team
GK Mollie Rosen, Mequon United
D Alyssa Puzo, TSF Academy
D Baia Hearns, Coquitlam Metro-Ford
D Lindsay Brown, MPS Renegades
D Courtney Black, Rage SC
M Marissa Endow, MPS Renegades
M Caroline Staudle, Quickstrike FC
M Jackie Ham, Seacoast United Wanderers
F Alexa Poulin, MPS Lady Knights
F Kendall Machak, TSF Academy
*-F Kendal Ham, Seacoast United Wanderers
*-Golden Boot Winner