Abby Borchers - Andrea Kitahata Academy

ACADEMY UPDATE: Reno Sign Valencia, more around the Academy

On Saturday, May 19, the Boys’ Academy took on Sacramento Republic FC. The U-13s tied 3-3, U-14s won 4-3, U-15s won 6-0, U-17s lost 3-1 and the U-19s won 1-0.

The Boys’ Academy teams will take on Marin FC Alliance this Saturday, May 26. Times and locations for the matches can be found here.

On Saturday, May 19, the Girls’ Academy took on Lamorinda Soccer Club for their last matchups of the 2017-2018 season. The U-14s won 3-0, U-15s won 3-0, U-17s won 3-1 and the U-19s lost 7-0.

The U-15 and U-17 Girls’ Academy squads will be heading to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs this year. The U-15s finished first in the Northwest division with a fourth seed playoff position and the U-17s finished second in the Northwest Division with a fifth seed playoff position.

In other news, Quakes Academy players Abby Borchers, Andrea Kitahata and the U.S. U-16 GNT completed their stay in Portugal for the UEFA Women’s Development Tournament. The U.S. swept their three opponents, beating Belgium 5-1, Portugal 2-1 and Switzerland 2-1. Borchers had the game-winning goal against Portugal, tallied two appearances and started one. Kitahata appeared in all three matches for the U.S. and started two.

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