The U.S. Soccer Development Academy conducted the Girls' Academy Playoff Draw on Thursday, June 13 at Soccer House, U.S. Soccer's Chicago headquarters.
For the 2018-2019 season, 32 teams qualified for the Academy Playoffs at the U-15 and U-16/17 age groups and the teams were drawn into eight groups of four teams each. At the U-18/19 level, 16 teams qualified to the Playoffs and were drawn into four groups of four teams.
For the second year, elite female players from the nation's top youth clubs will contest the Academy Playoffs at the SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside, Calif. Games begin on June 20 as the U-15 and U-16/17 age groups will play their group stage and quarterfinal matches in Oceanside while the U-18/19 age group will play out the group stage, semifinals and final. The draw breakdown can be found below.
Group A: Tophat SC, FC Dallas, San Diego Surf, Penn Fusion
Group B: United Soccer Alliance, Real So Cal, Real Colorado, La Roca Futbol Club
Group C: NEFC, Solar Soccer Club, Midwest United, Legends FC
Group D: FC Virginia, Sockers FC, SC del Sol, Crossfire Premier
Group A: Midwest United, IMG Academy, LA Galaxy San Diego, Oakwood SC
Group B: Tophat SC, Dallas Texans, Cincinnati DA, So Cal Blues
Group C: NEFC, San Diego Surf, Real Colorado, La Roca Futbol Club
Group D: NC Courage, Crossfire Premier, Nationals SC, Real So Cal
Group E: Solar Soccer Club, New York City FC, California Thorns FC, LA Galaxy
Group F: Legends FC, Lonestar SC Academy, Sockers FC, FC Virginia
Group G: Sporting Blue Valley, Charlotte Soccer Academy, Beach FC, Cedar Stars Academy Monmouth
Group H: Penn Fusion, FC Dallas, OC Surf SC, FC Fury NY
Group A: FC Virginia, New York City FC, Reign Academy, LA Galaxy
Group B: Tophat SC, Solar Soccer Club, Beach FC, Long Island SC
Group C: LA Galaxy San Diego, Colorado Rush, Midwest United FC, Washington Spirit Academy-MD
Group D: Cincinnati DA, Cedar Stars Academy Monmouth, Legends FC, Sporting Blue Valley
Group E: San Jose Earthquakes, IMG Academy, Oakwood SC, So Cal Blues
Group F: Real Colorado, Nationals SC, Placer United, FC Fury NY
Group G: San Diego Surf, NEFC, NC Courage, Lonestar SC Academy
Group H: FC Dallas, Charlotte Soccer Academy, Penn Fusion, Michigan Jaguars FC