Columbia United Premier 96/97: Welcome

SAC - Columbia United Premier 96/97

Columbia United Premier is the U13 boys premier team fielded by the Soccer Association of Columbia, in Columbia, Maryland. We will compete in the Region 1 Colonial League, during the Spring 2010 season.

The mission of the Soccer Association of Columbia - Howard County is to provide boys and girls from age 4 to 19 with both instructional and competitive youth soccer opportunities that will build character, enhance community, and promote an appreciation of the great game of soccer.

The vision also emphasizes the core values of self-esteem, confidence, teamwork and respect along with support for the inherent benefits that physical exercise brings.

Team Highlights

OBGC Capital Cup - Finalist (4-1-0)
NCSL Division 2 Champion
March Mania Tournament - Champion (17 GF - 0 GA)

Bethesda Thanksgiving Tournament - Finalist
NCSL Division 1 - 3rd Place
Constellation Cup Finalist
NCSL U10 Spring Champion (undefeated)
SAC Columbia Invitational Champion
CMSSL March Mania Finalist

Bethesda Thanksgiving Tournament Finalist
NCSL U10 Fall Champion
Baltimore Blast Holiday Indoor Tournament Finalist

Wednesday, March 24
Pictures from our Trip to Pittsburgh (3/20/2010)

Sunday, September 27
State Cup Schedule

The State Cup Draw was completed Saturday night (9/26/09).  Here is the bracket for the tournament  State Cup Bracket .  Here is the overall schedule of game days.  Here are the results so far:

10/24/09 SAC United Premier 3-1 GSPAA Fever
10/25/09 SAC United Premier 4-2 Bethesda Springboks
10/31/09  # 1319 Harford Orange Crush 3-2 SAC United Premier
Semi-finals Winner of 1318 vs Winner of 1319
Finals Winner of 1320 vs  Winner of 1321

Saturday, September 26
Pictures from United vs Firebirds Game

Thursday, September 10
United is OBGC Capital Cup Finalist - Goes 4-1-0

United Premier goes 4-1 in this prestigious tournament:

United Premier 4 FCSC FIREBIRDS 0
United Premier 4 PACHUCA FC UFC 0
BRADDOCK ROAD ELITE 2 United Premier 3
Semi-Finals – United Premier 3 ANNAPOLIS-ST. JANE SCORPIONS 1
Finals - BALTIMORE BAYS CHELSEA 7 United Premier 0

See pictures from the tournament here.

Click here for more pictures.

Monday, March 16
United Premier Wins 2009 March Mania

The SAC United Premier Boys U-12 opened the preseason by winning the local March Mania tournament last weekend with an impressive shutout. A total of 17 goals were scored against 4 teams, and a strong SAC defense prevented opponents from scoring throughout the weekend. The first game was won 2-0, and the next 3 games resulted in solid 5-0 victories. Goals were scored by: Danny Kaiser (4), Javier Ward (4), Max Dwyer(3), Addison Testoff (1), Chad Struthers (1), Joe Tolson (1), Jacob Fenicle (1), and Connor Gwin(1). Great defense was played by Jake Soriano, Derek Farley, Noah Fu and James Donkor.

Team Organization

Coach: Rick Cantore
ssistant Coach: David Alokonis
Manager:  Nadia Ward
Cristen McCarron
STARS:  Loretta Farley, Nicholas Donkor & Gregory Reeves
Team Sportsmanship Liason: Dave Strothers
Richard Kaiser
Medical Kit:
Social Coordinators:
Tournament Organizer: Richard Kaiser
Journalist / Publicist: 
Photographers: Richard Kaiser & Mark Dwyer (More needed and appreciated)
Sharon Dass & Family (Fall) and Gerilyn Pats & Family (Spring)