COMMERCE CITY, Colo.– On the first day of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Spring Showcase, the San Jose Earthquakes U-15 Girls got things started the only way they know how; with an emphatic win. The Quakes, ranked No. 1 in the nation, recovered from a 2-1 deficit and defeated North Carolina’s Charlotte Soccer Academy (No. 13) 7-2.
Quakes players Jasmine Aikey and Mailin Orozco both scored three goals in the match, leading the U-15s to victory. Aikey and Orozco tallied their hat-tricks in a 39-minute span and a 32-minute span, respectively. U-15 forward and UCLA commit America Frias also featured on the scoresheet as she continues to lead the Quakes with 22 goals in the 2018-19 season.
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES STARTING XI: Alexis Cherrington; Meka Doyle, Elise Evans (Stanford), Kathryn Kelly (UCLA), Elle Piper (Duke); Jennie Immethun, Peyton Marcisz (UCLA), Talei Moodie; America Frias (UCLA), Julia Saunicheva (UCLA) and Jasmine Aikey.
SCORING SUMMARY: SJ – Jasmine Aikey 14; CSA – Summer Bowman 17; CSA – Summer Bowman 31; SJ – Jasmine Aikey 37; SJ – America Frias 40; SJ – Mailin Orozco 46; SJ – Jasmine Aikey 53; SJ – Mailin Orozco 63; SJ – Mailin Orozco 78.
The San Jose Earthquakes U-14, U-15 and U-17 Girls’ Academy teams will continue to compete in the USSDA Spring Showcase until Tuesday, April 30. See their remaining schedule below:
|U-15s vs. Charlotte Soccer Academy||April 26, Won 7-2|
|U-14s vs. Washington Spirit Academy||April 27, 8:00 a.m. PT|
|U-17s vs. Michigan Jaguars||April 27, 2:45 p.m. PT|
|U-15s vs. Cincinnati DA||April 28, 12:30 p.m. PT | LIVE STREAM|
|U-15s vs. New York City FC||April 29, 8:00 a.m. PT|
|U-17s vs. Pateadores||April 29, 12:30 p.m. PT|
|U-14s vs. Weston FC||April 29, 2:45 p.m. PT|
|U-17s vs. FC United SC||April 30, 8:00 a.m. PT|
|U-14s vs. Penn Fusion||April 30, 10:15 a.m. PT|