Recruiting Insider: Soccer


Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014

DeMatha’s Arion Sobers-Assue commits to Florida Gulf Coast

After impressing scouts with his play last year, Sobers-Assue finds his college home at Florida Gulf Coast.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, DeMatha

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/17/2014

MLS SuperDraft: Portland Timbers pick former Episcopal All-Met POY Schillo Tshuma

SOCCER | The Portland Timbers select former Episcopal star Schillo Tshuma with the 17th overall pick in Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft.

By Roman Stubbs  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Episcopal, Soccer

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 12/30/2013

AllMetSports 2013 year in review

It was another tremendous year for high school sports in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Here’s a look at some of our most memorable stories from the past year.

By Matt Brooks  |  05:10 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Spalding MF Sarah Martin commits to Vermont

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Spalding midfielder Sarah Martin felt at home on her visit to Vermont where she has pledged to play Division I soccer next year.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:39 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls Soccer, Letters of Interest, Soccer, Spalding

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Graham Guidry leads St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes to VISAA soccer title

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes standout Graham Guidry finishes with 28 goals, helps Saints win first state title.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:03 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, Letters of Interest, Soccer, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Former All-Met girls’ soccer plays making impact in college (Virginia edition)

Several of last spring’s All-Met girls’ soccer selections are having standout freshman seasons at their respective colleges.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:32 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Centreville, Forest Park, Girls Soccer, Stone Bridge, Woodgrove

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 11/07/2013

DeMatha’s Sobers-Assue, River Hill’s Turney set for all-American game

BOYS’ SOCCER | Arion Sobers-Assue (DeMatha) and Jake Turneys (River Hill) will play in prestigious all-star soccer game on Dec. 14 in Philadelphia.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:42 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, DeMatha, River Hill

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Former All-Met girls’ soccer players make impact in college

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Here’s a look at what some of the 2012 first- and second-team All-Met girls’ soccer players are doing college level.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls Soccer, Letters of Interest

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Calvert GK Brooke Bailey headed to South Carolina Upstate

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Goalkeeper Brooke Bailey played in the Cavaliers’ midfield for three years. Next year, she’ll head to Division I South Carolina Upstate to play in goal.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:53 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  calvert, Girls Soccer

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/14/2013

River Hill forward Jake Turney commits to UNC-Wilmington

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After a weekend official visit, River Hill’s Jake Turney wastes no time in making decision to continue his soccer career with the Seahawks.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, River Hill

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Good Counsel’s Jim Bruno wins 400th game

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Good Counsel Coach Jim Bruno looks back on the 26 years he worked toward 400 wins.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls Soccer, Jim Bruno

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/26/2013

St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes forward Graham Guidry weighing college options

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With eight goals in three games, St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes forward Graham Guidry is enjoying a breakout senior season -- and still weighing his options for the next level.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Ashley Herndon, Meghan Cox net fast starts for JMU soccer

Former All-Met standouts Ashley Herndon and Meghan Cox have each earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors during their first month of play with Dukes.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:23 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls Soccer, Lee, Stone Bridge

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013

DeMatha’s Mac Burke juggles roles for Stags soccer, football

DeMatha student body president Mac Burke making steady contributions for the Stags soccer and football squads.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football, Soccer

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Good Counsel girls’ soccer to send two to Michigan

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Good Counsel soccer standout Courtney Parr commits to Michigan, where she’ll join current Falcons’ teammate Megan Hinz next season.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bishop Ireton, Bullis, field hockey, Football, Girls Soccer, Good Counsel, Potomac (Md.), Sidwell Friends, Walter Johnson

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Stone Bridge's Natalie Grundler eager to play for Maryland

GIRLS' SOCCER | Stone Bridge goalie Natalie Grundler recorded 61 saves and nine shutouts this spring.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:24 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, Stone Bridge

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Eight college-bound players anchor Woodgrove's run to second straight soccer title

GIRLS’ SOCCER | The Wolverines endured a tough road to the Virginia AA championship, thanks to their seniors' wisdom and talent.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:15 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Battlefield, Chantilly, Lacrosse, Madison, Mount Vernon, Soccer, Softball, Stone Bridge, Woodgrove

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Army-bound Christian Ollen fuels Oakton's historic playoff run

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After sitting out half a year with concussion, senior forward Christian Ollen rediscovers game at perfect time for Oakton.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:02 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Letters of Interest, Oakton, Soccer

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Resilient Angel Ceron-Garcia leads Tuscarora back to Radford

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After missing his team’s first loss of the season with a suspension, Tuscarora's Angel Ceron-Garcia rebounds to lift the Huskies back to the state semifinals.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:40 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Tuscarora (Va.)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Sammie Shiflette's grit leads Chantilly into state soccer playoffs

Radford-bound midfielder Sammie Shiflette (far left) has seen her toughness pay off during Chantilly's Northern Region title run and in her recruitment.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chantilly, Soccer

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Gonzaga's Bryant Crawford vies for spot on the U-16 national basketball team

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Bryant Crawford, a rising junior guard at Gonzaga, hopes to make Monday's final cut for next week's FIBA Americas U-16 Championship.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:55 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Forest Park, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, Jefferson, Lacrosse, Langley, Madison, Perry Street Prep, South County, Tennis, Track & Field, westfield

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Forest Park's Vanessa Kovar makes most of decision to play soccer

After strongly considering sitting out her senior season to avoid the risk of injury, Forest Park senior forward Vanessa Kovar is thankful for her change of heart.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:36 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Forest Park, Girls Soccer, Soccer

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/25/2013

Photo recap: Mount Vernon edges out T.C. Williams in penalty kicks

PHOTO RECAP | Mount Vernon gets past T.C. Williams in penalty kicks.

By Kevin Cruz  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mount Vernon, Soccer, T.C. Williams

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 05/23/2013

After recruiting debacle, Oakton's Patrick Moore fills role for Cougars

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After initially committing to Richmond's now-defunct soccer program, Oakton's Patrick Moore finds new home at James Madison.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:42 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Letters of Interest, Oakton, Soccer

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Woodgrove's Brittany Basinger named Virginia Gatorade girls' soccer player of the year

Senior standout Brittany Basinger celebrated her 18th birthday with an award from Ga­tor­ade and a playoff victory.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:34 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel, Soccer, South County, Woodgrove

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Stone Bridge's Ashley Herndon nets 100th career goal

Stone Bridge senior midfielder Ashley Herndon holds the school and Virginia AAA Northern Region record for most career goals.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:28 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, Stone Bridge

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Broad Run alum Holly King among six local products on Washington Spirit

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Holly King, a standout soccer player at Broad Run and the University of Florida, is one of six locals playing for the National Women's Soccer League's Washington Spirit.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:23 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Broad Run, Broadneck, Catonsville, Churchill, DeMatha, Elizabeth Seton, Episcopal, Forest Park, Georgetown Prep, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, Howard, Lacrosse, Landon, Madison, Maret, McNamara, Mount Hebron, National Cathedral, River Hill, Rowing, Sherwood, Soccer, Softball, South River, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Track and Field, Westminster

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Loudoun Valley's Josh Grimard signs to play Division II basketball

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loudoun Valley senior combo forward Josh Grimard will take his basketball talents to the West Virginia D-II school next season.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Bullis, Chantilly, Football, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Loudoun Valley, Madison, Maret, Stone Bridge, W.T. Woodson, westfield

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 05/16/2013

South Lakes' Suliaman Dainkeh named Gatorade Virginia Boys Soccer Player of the Year

South Lakes midfielder Suliaman Dainkeh becomes the first player in school history to win the prestigious Gatorade Virginia Boys Soccer Player of the Year award.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:54 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, South Lakes

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Broad Run's Michael Margulis savors postseason ride

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After a decorated four-year career, Broad Run's Michael Margulis is positioning the Spartans for one last hurrah in postseason.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:02 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Broad Run, Letters of Interest, Soccer

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 05/10/2013

James Moreno still trying to put Loudoun County 'on the map'

LETTERS OF INTEREST | James Moreno, son of D.C. United legend Jaime Moreno, looks to get healthy before the postseason begins next week for Loudoun County.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:04 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Soccer

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Photo recap: T.C. Williams defeats Annandale, 4-1

BOYS' SOCCER | The Titans earn a 4-1 victory on senior night.

By Kevin Cruz  |  10:17 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annandale, Boys Soccer, Soccer, T.C. Williams

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Suliaman Dainkeh gets rest, ready to lead South Lakes on postseason run

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After sitting out Wednesday's regular season finale, South Lakes star Suliaman Dainkeh will be fresh for postseason play starting next week.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Boys Soccer, Soccer, South Lakes

Posted at 10:57 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Photo recap: T.C. Williams boys' soccer beats West Springfield, 3-1

PHOTO RECAP | T.C. Williams soccer bests AAA Patriot rival West Springfield, 3-1.

By Kevin Cruz  |  10:57 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, T.C. Williams, West Springfield

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Capital Classic: News and notes from the 40th annual all-star game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Some of the nation's top basketball talent put on a show during crunchtime of the 40th annual contest, which also yielded some recruiting news.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, Crew, Fairfax, Football, Forest Park, Glenelg, Good Counsel, Montrose Christian, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Soccer, Softball, South County, Southern, st. albans, St. John's, Track and Field, westfield

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/22/2013

NFL draft: Gonzaga alum A.J. Francis works to catch league's attention

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A.J. Francis, a defensive lineman at Maryland, hopes his physical play will help him be selected in this week's NFL draft.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Crew, Football, Georgetown Prep, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lacrosse, Landon, Maryland, McNamara, Oakton, Riverdale Baptist, Rowing, Soccer, Washington-Lee

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Chantilly's Laila Gray brings creative touch to soccer field

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Using a wide array of flashy moves, Virginia Tech recruit Laila Gray has eight goals and eight assists for Chargers.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Battlefield, Bishop Ireton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, DeMatha, Flint Hill, Freedom-South Riding, Lacrosse, Soccer

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Herndon's Keegan Fairchild develops into stable goalkeeper

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Herndon’s Keegan Fairchild uses a variety of tools to provide stable goaltending for the Hawks, who have won six of their last seven.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Herndon, Soccer

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 04/15/2013

DeMatha's Chris Jones, Cameron Phillips take in spring games

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Stags wide receiver Cameron Phillips watched the Maryland spring game while fellow junior wideout Chris Jones attended the South Carolina exhibition.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:54 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chantilly, DeMatha, Football, Friendship Collegiate, Lacrosse, Madison, Magruder, North County, Rockville, Rowing, Sherwood, Soccer, Softball, T.C. Williams, track, West Potomac

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Tennessee recruit Colleen Gawkins racks up goals for Battlefield

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Battlefield forward Colleen Gawkins, a Tennessee recruit, has already scored 10 times for the defending Virginia AAA Northwest Region champs.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:21 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Battlefield, Girls Soccer, Soccer

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2013

American University commit Michael Cherry provides muscle for W.T. Woodson

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A key player in a deep incoming recruiting class for American, versatile forward Michael Cherry sparks an offensive surge during W.T. Woodson's winning streak.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American, Boys Soccer, Letters of Interest, Soccer, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/10/2013

At Gar-Field, Ramzey Hassen learns to mesh with young team

Gar-Field's Ramzey Hassen remains one of the area's most gifted soccer players, but is still trying to feel out teammates on young squad.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, Gar-Field, Soccer

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Gonzaga's Miles Taylor, Robbie Walker ready for tough 2013 schedule

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Led by recent Georgie Tech commit Miles Taylor and touted junior Robbie Walker, Gonzaga's football team will take on a tough schedule in 2013.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Football, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Lake Braddock, Oakton, Soccer, Spalding, Track and Field, westfield

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 04/04/2013

All-Met soccer player Meghan Cox tries her hand at softball for Lee

Meghan Cox, an All-Met soccer player at Lee last spring, is playing softball this season before moving on to play college soccer at Madison.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:17 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lee, Soccer, Softball

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Robinson's Joe Wilson visits Maryland, Trace McSorley gets offer from U-Conn.

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Robinson junior tailback Joe Wilson took his first unofficial visit to Maryland while Trace McSorley reeled in an offer from U-Conn.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, North Point, Robinson, Stone Bridge

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Osbourn Park boys' soccer reloads, beats Osbourn

After winning the AAA Cardinal District boys' soccer title last season, Osbourn Park's future falls into the hands of a ravamped roster.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:57 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, Osbourn, Osbourn Park

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Six Stone Bridge girls' soccer players sign to play in college

Six seniors from Stone Bridge girls' soccer team will take their talents to the next level.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:49 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls Soccer, Stone Bridge

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Gonzaga's Nicko Corriveau named Gatorade District of Columbia player of the year

Gonzaga's Nicko Corriveau has been named the Gatorade District of Columbia Boys Soccer Player of the Year.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:31 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, Gonzaga, Nicko Corriveau