Eastfield United Soccer Club: Dragons History

Eastfield United Accepted into WAGS
The Eastfield United Soccer Club was accepted into the Washington Area Girls Soccer League at the June 19, 2003 WAGS Meeting. The Dragons will be playing in Division 5, Under 12 while the Eastfield Explosion are on the waiting list for the Under 14 league.

Bobby McAvan Team Soccer Camp
The Eastfield Dragons were treated to a camp by former Baltimore Blast stand-out and coach Bobby McAvan the week of August 18th at the North Point Government Center. Thanks Mr. Bobby!!

Camp Photo 8/20/2003

Eastfield Cup 2001 Champs
Eastfield Cup U-10 Champs for 2nd Year
The Eastfield United Dragons, Girls U10 Team succesfully defended their title at the Eastfield Cup 2001 held November 17 & 18. The girls have a lot to be proud of with this win. we are really starting to play TEAM soccer, and all the hard work throughout the season has paid off. Congatulations Laadies on a great Tournament!!!!!!!!!!!
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Dragons Capture Co-Champion Honors
The Dragons captured the Co-Championship of the Maryland Sports Arena U-12 girls club league by holding off AFC with a 5-4 victory on Jan. 26th. The Dragons finished the indoor season with a 7-1 record, splitting the championship title and season's games with Greater Harford Soccer Club. The Dragons outscored their opponents 54-23 and recorded 2 shutouts. They begin their second session at Maryland Sports Arena on Feb. 2nd against GHSC.

Dragons Claim MD Sports Arena U-13 Title
On 2/12, the EUSC Dragons (7-1) claimed the U-13 title at the Maryland Sports Arena with victories over Havre De Grace and Forest Hill (Brady) by identical 4-1 scores. In the openner, Sarah Strait scored 4 unanswered goals to wipe out an early Havre De Grace 1-0 lead. Christine Peck (2) and Erica Cumberland each contributed assists. In the second game, the Dragons avenged their only loss of the session as Peck (2 goals), Strait (1 goal, 1 assist), Laci Rice (1 goal, 1 assist) and Cumberland led the offense.

The defense was lead by Stephanie Ayers, Caitlyn Cudnik, Marissa Meagher, and goalkeepers Brittany Clark and Carly Ordak. The Dragons maintained control of both games due to the midfield play of Emily Rogers, Megan Cudnik, Shannon Cross, and Ordak.

Dragons Take 2nd in Monday "Du"Burns League
The Dragons wrapped up the Monday U-14 league at "Du"Burns Arena with an 8-1 victory over the Sonic Rage to take second place in the league. Sarah Strait led the scoring with 2 goals. Shannon Cross, Stephanie Ayers, Gillian Woodard, Megan Cudnik, Carly Ordak and an own goal wrapped up the EUSC scoring. Contributing assists where Woodard (2), Ayers, Cudnik, Christine Peck and Victoria Gniazdowski. The defense was solid with goalie Brittany Clark allowing only a late break away goal for the final score.

Dragons Repeat as Valentine's Champs
The EUSC Dragons captured the Maryland Sports Arena Valentine's Tournament Championship sweeping the tournament with a 3-0 record for the second consecutive year. The Dragons started slowly yielding 2 early goals to Havre de Grace, but stormed back with 3 goals in the final 9 minutes to take a hard earned 3-2 victory. In the second game, the Dragons defense was stellar recording a 1-0 shutout against the Upper Chesapeake Blazers.

The Championship Game was a rematch with Upper Chesapeake. This time the Dragons found some additional offense to clinch the crown 3-1.

The Dragons offense was led by Sarah Strait (4 goals, 3 assists), Victoria Gniazdowski, Gillian Woodard, and Christine Peck. Goalie Brittany Clark patroled the net in the first 2 victories, recording 25 saves. Carly Ordak turned in an outstanding effort in the finale with 16 saves filling in for the injured Clark. The midfield of Laci Rice, Megan Cudnik, Emily Rogers and Ordak controlled play thoughout the tournament. A superb defensive effort by Erica Cumberland, Marisa Meagher, Stephanie Ayers and Caitlyn Cudnik provided the spark to capture the crown.

Dragons Co-Champions MSA Second Session
The Dragons were named co-champions of the Maryland Sports Arena Indoor League after a 4-3 victory over Forest Hill (Brady). The Dragons lost the first game of the session to co-champions Upper Chesapeake, then reeled 6 consecutive victories to finish 6-1 while outscoring their opponents 34-11. In the final game, Laci Rice's game winner combined with Sarah Strait's hat-trick led the Dragons.

Dragons Finish Fall Outdoor Season with 4-0 Victory
The EUSC Dragons wrapped up the Fall 2004 season with a 9-7-7 record capping the season with a solid 4-0 victory over the Severna Park Poison Ivy. Megan Cudnik lead the way with 2 goals, Gillian Woodard and Sarah Strait each chipped in a goal apiece with Emily Rogers and Carly Ordak each credited with an assist.

The defense was solid requiring Goalies Brittany Clark and Caitlyn Cudnik to record only 3 saves enroute to the team's seventh shutout of the season.

The Dragons will take time off for the Thanksgiving holiday (no practices) but will open the indoor season on Saturday, 11/27 at 1:30 p.m. against Forest Hill at the Maryland Sports Arena.

Sunday, March 5
MSA Valentines Champions
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The EUSC Dragons captured their fourth consectutive Maryland Sports Arena Valentines Tournment Championship on February 18, 2006 defeating the Harford Kicks. In the rounds leading up to the Champiohship game, the Dragons swept through the tournament defeating the Catonsville Cobras, Forest Hill, and the Kicks. Congratulations again girls!!!

Eastfield United '92' Girls win Eastfield Tournament
The Eastfield team entered the U-10 tournament with hopes of being highly competetive against the older girls. What they did was come out on top with a record of 3-1 and win the tournament. CONGRATULATIONS to all of the girls for the focus and dedication!!!! This is the fruit of all your hard work. Also thanks to Eastfield Energy and Perry Hall for the hard fought games.

Eastfield Tournament 2000 Champions

Eastfield United ends BMGSL season on top
With a record of 7-0-1 the Eastfield United '92' Girls ended up on top of the Baltimore Metro Girls Soccer League. The team ended up with 26 goals scored, 2 goals allowed and 6 shutouts. Not a bad start for a new club team. Congratulations to all of our girls for all of their hard work.

Dragons Take Pool B - Advance to Semi-Finals
The Dragons began the 2004-2005 season by taking Pool B of the Crofton Shootout to advance to the semi-finals on Sunday, Aug 22. The Dragons battled the Bowie Storm to a 0-0 tie in the first game, then bounced back to take down the St Jane Freedom 4-1 to capture the pool.

The Dragons featured an outstanding passing game and a balanced scoring attack getting a goal each from Sara Strait, Carly Ordak, Stephanie Ayers, and Laci Rice. Sara Strait and Emily Rogers each contributed an assist with newcomer Gillian Woodard adding 2 assists.

The defensive effort was led by Megan Cudnik, Erica Cumberland, Caitlyn Cudnik, Marisa Meagher, Victoria Gniazdowski, and Christine Peck. Goalie Brittany Clark stopped 9 of 10 opponent's shots on goal.

The Dragons will face the BAYS Broadneck Blast at 9:10 a.m. at Bell Branch Park in the first semi-final game. The winner will advance to the 1:50 p.m. final against either the CSA Strikers or St Jane Freedom.

Dragons Drop Semi to Broadneck
The Dragons early season run came to an end dropping 2-0 to the BAYS Broadneck Blast in the semi-finals of the Crofton Shootout. Broadneck advanced to the finals, but lost to the CSA Strikers 1-0 with the game going to penalty kicks to decide the result.

The Dragons open the BBSL season on 9/11.

Dragons Start League Play with 2 Shutouts
The Dragons started the Fall 2004 BBSL season recording a 3-0 victory over the NCSA Fusion on 9/11. Gillian Woodard recorded a hat trick converting assists from Sarah Strait and Stephanie Ayers. Defender Caitlyn Cudnik cleared a shot off the goalline to help GK Brittany Clark (5 saves) secure the shutout.

The Dragons started the Fall 2004 BMGSL season battling the LTRC Rockets to a scoreless draw. The Dragons offense found the post twice but just couldn't find the back of the net. A strong defensive effort and GK Brittany Clark's 6 saves kept the LTRC offense in check.

St Patrick's Tourny - Dragons Lose Semi-finals in Shootout
The Abingdon Blazers knocked the Dragons out of the Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Tournament with a 2-1 shootout victory. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. After a scoreless 5 minute overtime, the shootout settled the match.

The Blazers got on the board first when they chested a redirect into the net. Laura Nicely finished a Lauren Miller rebound for the equalizer. Neither team could find the net in the second half or during the overtime period due to strong goalkeeping from both sides.

The Blazers claimed the victory with a 2-1 edge in the shootout ending the Dragon's run in the tournament.

In earlier games, the Dragons advanced to the semi-finals with a 7-3 victory of the LIL Ladycats of Delmar, DE. The Dragons advanced from Pool A with the #1 seed going into the single-elimination portion of the tournament with an 8-1 victory over Queen Anne's and a 5-2 victory over the MASC Makos (Berlin, MD).

The Dragons outscored their opponents 21-7 in the four games. Leading the team where Lauren Miller (7 goals, 2 assists), Carly Ordak (4 goals), Sarah Strait (4 goals, 2 assists), Laura Nicely (2 goals, 1 assist), Caitlyn Cudnik (1 goal), Megan Cudnik (1 goal), Christine Peck (1 goal, 4 assists), Stephanie Ayers (1 goal), Erica Cumberland (2 assists), Laci Rice (2 assists), Marisa Meagher (1 assist) and Emily Rogers (1 assist).

The Dragon defense was solid behind Brittany Clark's 90 saves while allowing only 7 goals.

Dragon's Take Second - MSA U-12
The Dragon's took second place in the Maryland Sports Arena Wednesday Girls U-12 league losing a heartbreaker to the Upper Chesapeake Storm 4-3 in overtime.

Dragon's Undefeated in MSA Valentine's Tournament
The Dragon's went undefeated and captured the Maryland Sports Arena Valentine's Tournament U-12 Girls Championship on February 14th with a 5-1 victory over the Forest Hill Force.

In the preliminary rounds, the Dragons earned a hard fought 2-1 victory over Forest Hill in the opening game, then came back to defeat the Harford Kicks 7-1 and Fallston 5-0 to earn the right to play in the championship.

Leading the Dragon's offense were Nichole Carter (4 goals), Lauren Miller (4 goals, 3 assists), Laci Rice (3 goals, 1 assist), Sarah Strait (3 goals, 2 assists), Christine Peck (2 goals, 2 assists), Stephanie Ayers (1 goal), Victoria Gniazdowski (1 goal, 2 assists), Emily Rogers (1 goal, 2 assists) and Shannon Cross (1 assist).

Goalie Brittany Clark led the defense stopping 46 of 49 shots and joined in the offense with 1 assist. The Dragon's defense of Erica Cumberland (1 assist), Caitlyn Cudnik, Marisa Meagher (1 assist), Megan Cudnik, Laura Nicely, and Carly Ordak put together a strong defensive effort that kept their opponents off-balance while feeding an offense that outscored their opponents 19-3.

The Dragon's next indoor tournament will be in Ocean City on March 12-14.

Dragons Runners-Up in Bowie Classic
The EUSC Dragons advanced to the finals of the Bowie Classic by defeating the CSA Strikers 4-1. Lauren Miller scored all 4 goals due to outstanding setups by Megan Cudnik, Victoria Gniazdowski, Christine Peck, and Sarah Strait.

The Dragons played a spirited championship game but Delaware State Cup Champions CDSA Power came out on top with the Dragons taking home the runner-up trophy.

The Dragons won their opener against the BSU Red Hot Chili Peppers 5-2 on goals by Lauren Miller (2), Carly Ordak, Victoria Gniazdowski, and Emily Rogers. In the second game, a PK in the 27th minute resulted in a 1-0 loss to Ft Washington.

Goalie Brittany "Crash" Clark recorded 34 saves with 1 mild concussion and received help in the net from Emily Rogers (10 saves).

Dragons Capture Girls U-14B Red Division Title
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Despite dropping the final game of the season 3-0 to the Hereford Cyclones, the Dragons captured the U-14B Red Division Title with a 6-1-1 record. The Dragons will begin indoor play on November 28th and will be participating in both the Sunday and Monday U-14 leagues at the DuBurns Arena. Congratulations on a great fall season and here's to continue success indoor.

Dragons Capture U-14 Monday Indoor Title
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The Dragons wrapped up their Monday night season at the DuBurns Arena with an 8-3 victory over the Essex Kixx and finished with a 7-0-1 record. During the campaign, the Dragons outscored their opponents 57-13 (2 shutouts) with the only blemish being a 4-4 tie with the Catonsville Cobras. Great season girls. P.S. - Steph, you can get out of the box now!

Dragons Take Second in Sunday DuBurns League
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The Dragons wrapped up second place in the Sunday DuBurns league with a 6-1-1 record. Their only lost was in the first game of the session to the DSC Blitz.

Tie Breaker puts Eastfield in 2nd at Fallston Cup
Complete results on news page

Tuesday, September 5
High School Rundown
Congratulations to the following Dragons for making their High School Teams:

Patapsco - Brittany Clark (JV)
Sparrows Point - Lauren Miller (V), Kelsey Eagan (V), Katie Eagan (V), Sarah Strait (JV), Laci Rice (JV), Emily Rogers (JV)
Eastern Tech - Carly Ordak (JV)
IND - Marisa Meagher (JV), Erica Cumberland (JV)
Catholic - Christine Peck (V), Victoria Gniazowski (V), Caitlyn Cudnik (JV), Megan Cudnik (JV)

Sunday, September 10
Dragons Blank HotShots in Openner
The Dragons blanked the Arundel HotShots 6-0 to start the BBSL season with a bang. Five different Dragons recorded goals. Sarah Strait found the net twice while Caitlyn Cudnik, Megan Cudnik, Victoria Gniazdowski, and Rebecca Zafia each connected. Emily Rogers recorded three assists, Lauren Miller also recorded an assist. Kelsey Eagen (3 saves) was credited with the shutout going the first half while a combination of Emily Rogers, Lauren Miller, and Sarah Strait minded the net in the second half.

Sunday, September 17
Dragons Split Weekend
The weekend started out rough for the Dragons with a disappointing performance that resulted in a 4-0 loss to Perry Hall, but they rebounded to defeat the CSC Riptide 3-1 on Sunday. The Riptide's only goal was the result of a PK. The Dragons midfield and defense returned to their normal form controlling most of the game. Katie Eagan, Christine Peck and Lauren Miller racked up goals and Sarah Strait contributed an assist. In Saturday's game, Brittany Clark recorded 15 saves and on Sunday, Kelsey Eagan recorded 5 saves and Clark recorded 2 while splitting time in goal.

Monday, September 25
Dragons Shutout Explosion
The EUSC Dragons shutout the Arundel Explosion 8-0 at the North Point Government Center on 9/24. Laci Rice lead the scoring with a hat trick. Katie and Kelsey Eagan, Carly Ordak, and Sarah Strait (2). The shutdown was credited to Brittany Clark, who patroled the net in the first half recording 4 saves. The second half nets where minded by Kelsey Eagan and Lauren Miller (2 saves). Up next for the Dragons is the GHSC Columbus Day Tournament as they have a league bye on 10/1.

Friday, November 17
Dragons BBSL U-15 Co-champions
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The 3-1 victory over the CSC Riptide on Nov 12th at the North Point Government Center cemented the Dragons into a share of the BBSL U-15 title. The Dragons will share this year's fall season title with the Perry Hall Pumas. Both teams finished with identical 6-1-1 records and split the season series with both teams winning as visitors.

GHSC Columbus Day Tournament Information
The Dragons openned the GHSC Columbus Day Tournament with a 3-3 draw vs. the UCSC Blazers. Gillian Woodard recorded a hat trick on assists from Erica Cumberland and Sarah Strait. In the second game, the Dragons notched a 1-0 victory over the Catonsville Cobras with Carly Ordak heading a free ball into the net for the game winner. The Dragons defense kept the Cobras off balance all afternoon. Goalie Brittany Clark recorded 7 saves in the shutout.

On Sunday, the Dragons battled the Victory Express (Pittsburg) to a 1-1 draw. Sarah Strait scored the Dragons goal off any assist from Carly Ordak. Although the Dragons did not lose a game (1-0-2) they did not advance to the finals.