Teams Depart for Super Y Finals in Tampa

December 1st, 2011

Three teams will represent Seacoast United Soccer Club at the 2011 USL Super Y North American Finals held in Tampa, Florida from December 2-6th.  The U14, U15, and U16 Girls’ are among a total of 135 boys and girls teams to take part in the tournament.  The event will take place at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Complex as well as JC Handley Sports Complex which will serve as headquarters after receiving a recent multi-million dollar upgrade.

Seacoast United brought home the Super Y North American Championship in the U14 girls division back in 2009 under head coach David Burgess, who will return to the event this year with the U15 Girls.  The majority of the ’09 championship squad will head back to Tampa as U16’s, this time with head coach Ian Burgess.  The ’09 title was the 2nd Super Y Championship for the Club, its first coming in 2004 (U15 Girls).  Tony Karibian’s U14 Girls are making their 2nd trip to Tampa after qualifying for the North American Finals as U13’s in 2010.

Teams will participate in group play beginning on Friday, December 2nd, with championship matches taking place for each age group on Tuesday, December 6th.  Seacoast United’s teams qualified for the Super Y North American Finals by finishing as first (U15’s) or second (U14 & U16’s) seeds in the New England Region after completion of June-August league play.  USL’s Super Y League hosts divisions from U12 through U17 boys and girls within six regions across the United States & Canada (Mid Atlantic, Midwest, New England, Northwest, South Atlantic, and Southeast).  Read more on the USL Super Y North American Finals by clicking here.