September 16, 2002
Long Island Lady Riders will field girl's youth teams in 2003 USL Super Y-League
Long Island Lady Riders will field girl's youth teams in age groups U14, U15, U16, and U17 to compete in the USL Super Y-League for 2003. T
The Lady Riders
has dedicated itself to the Long Island soccer community for the past
nine seasons as the only all girls, all Long Island soccer organization.
They are forming four teams, U-14, U-15, U-16, and U-17, to compete in
the USL Super Y-League as part of their commitment to the Long Island
girls soccer community.
The Lady Riders U-14 team finished the season with a 6-2-2 record under coach Cristin Burtis. The Lady Riders U-18 team provided playing opportunities for three U-18 Lady Riders', all high schools seniors in 2002. All played at times on the Lady Riders women's team, with two of the players winning a starting spot.
"Our youth academy creates a deeper player pool for the Lady Rider women's team says Wyant. "The U-18 players gained valuable experience in their preparations for college competition where they all received scholarship money, and the Lady Riders women's team was more competitive because of our young players. This is a great opportunity for elite youth players to play at the next level, gaining exposure to college level competition and beyond."
A quality coaching staff for all teams is assembled and tryouts for all teams will be held soon.
Contact the "Back of THE NET" who will have additional information as soon as it is available.