The PDA South ’02 National Premier League 16-U girls soccer team have just won the US Club Soccer Girls NPL National Championship, which took place in Aurora, Colorado, July 12-16. They swept the tournament in just five days.

Eighty-eight teams traveled from around the country and competed at the NPL Finals: with 12 teams making it into the final day of competition.

One of the most prestigious soccer championships in the country, PDA South (Northeast NPL Girls Conference) remained undefeated, scoring 23 goals and only allowing three goals throughout the event.  The team racked up an impressive line up of win, scored up just three times.

  • Beat Real CO Edge Select 7-0 (July 12)
  • Beat Northern Steel Storm 5-1 (July 13)
  • Beat Weston FC 12-2 (July 14)
  • Beat FCUSA MA 3-0 (Semifinal, July 15)
  • Beat GPS MA 5-0 in the final (July 16)                                                    

For a complete listing of wins and standings click here  . The follwing is the 16-U roster.


Angelini, Nicole Midfield/Forward The Hun School
Brocious, Sara Midfield Eastern RHS
Corbett, Sydney Defender Paul VI HS
Dalfonso, McKenna Goalie Clearview RHS
Farnham, Sydney Defender Haddon Township HS
Hurren, Grace Midfield/Defender Moorestown HS
Kornafel, Alexandra Defender Shawnee HS
McCready, Madison Forward/Midfield Shawnee HS
Norris, Jacqueline Forward Clearview RHS
Patton, Sarah Defender Moorestown HS
Pesce, Isabella Defender Notre Dame HS
Pizzaro, Celeste Defender St. Huberts HS
Tiernan, Riley Forward Eastern RHS
Wilbekaitis, Julia Goalie Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 
Johnston, Kaylin Forward Shawnee HS
Simmer, Faith Midfield Ocean City HS
Jones, Alexandra Forward Council Rock HS
Jones, Samantha Midfield Council Rock HS
Verrecchia, Sophia Midfield/Forward Bishop Eustace Prep