Minutes, goals, lead to Great Lakes honors

June 30, 2011
Minutes, goals, lead to Great Lakes honors

Here is the Team of the Month for the Great Lakes Region (Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana).

Remember, this feature is to honor top performers in their region across the span of age groups. There will be a boys' list and a girls' list, and a new region will be covered every weekday, Tuesday through Friday of each month. You can submit nominations at teamofthemonth@topdrawersoccer.com

Following is the Boys list, in no particular order:

Jack Clark, CUP Crew Juniors Gold U15 Boys, Forward: Helped lead his team to the MRL Premier Division Title and its 4th state championship in the last 5 years.

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Joey Bastain, Carmel United Elite 96 U15 Boys, Forward:
Joey helped his team win the State Cup by finishing 3 goals in the preliminary game and having a goal in the final championship game. Joey is a very fast and strong on the ball player and causes great pressure on the defense of opposing teams.

Sam Bascom, CUP Crew Juniors Gold U16, Winger: Outside midfielder scored in both the State Cup semis and finals to lead the team to its first title and a berth in the Region 2 Championships.  Team also won MRL Premier Division.  Scored 15 goals and had 18 assists on the season.

Jake Stovall, CUP Crew Juniors Gold U16, Defender: Anchored the defense who captured the MRL Premier Division Title and scored the game winner in the 2011 OSYSA State Cup final

Cameron Lindley, Indiana United U18, Midfielder:  Aged 13. This attacking midfielder is playing up 5 years in the DA. Cameron is a current member of the U14 National Team and will be an 8th grader this coming fall. Cameron has had an assist in every game he has played for the U18 team’s regular season and is the leading assist holder for the U16 Indiana United Team.

Ian Adams, Grand Rapids Crew Juniors U13, Forward: Opened the Region II Championships with a bang, scoring a hat trick in a 5-2 win over Omaha FC.

Corey Lopez, Fort Wayne Fever, U17, Forward: Scored a hat trick in his team’s big win over Dakota Gold at the Region II Championships.

Greg Timmer, Grand Rapids Crew Juniors, U17, Forward: Scored twice as his team won its opening match at the Region II Championships.

 

Following is the Girls list, in no particular order:

Erin Kelleher, CUP Crew Juniors U12, Defender:
Anchored a defense that only surrendered 3 goals in its run to the OSYSA State Cup 2011 title.

Olivia Brown, CUP Crew Juniors U12, Center Midfielder: Center mid who played every minute, leading the team to its first state cup title.

Keyli Borman, Lexington 98 Girls Premier U13, Forward: Kentucky Had winning goal and assist in state semifinals 2-1 win Had a hat trick in a 4 – 3 loss in final. Leading scorer or her team through the season.

Josie Thurman, Carmel United U14, Forward: Scored 2 goals in the semifinal of the state tournament. Very fast, skilled player. Team won the State Cup.

Heather Schmitt, Javanon U15, Defender: The 2014 grad anchored the Louisville club’s back line as a central defender. Outstanding ball-winner & distributor

Eleanor Gabriel, Javanon U16, Forward/Midfielder: The 2013 grad scored 6 goals in the Louisville club’s last 7 games, including 4 game-winners, helping the team clinch first

Shanda Painter, Javanon U16, Forward/Midfielder: The 2013 grad scored 2 goals in the Kentucky State Cup, with the 2nd a game-winner in the semifinal

Taylor Borman, Javanon U16, Forward: Had 3 Goals and 2 assists en route to a State Cup Championship, as well as hitting the first PK of 5 in the final. Was one of the leading goal scorers as well as a leader in assists on a nationally-ranked team.

Tori Minnich, Fort Wayne Sport Club 95G Force, Forward: She scored all four goals as her team won the State Cup.

Kylie King, Javanon U16, Midfielder/Defender: The 2013 grad is versatile and has a tremendous work rate on the field.

Rose Lavelle, CUP Crew Juniors U17 Girls Gold, Midfielder: Playing a year up, this Region 2 Team member helped the CUP Crew Juniors U17 Girls Gold team to the semi-finals of the 2011 OSYSA State Cup.

We have 4 national and 192 regional rankings overall. You can see the Great Lakes updates and all the others at the following links.  

PLAYERS TO WATCH RANKINGS:

Boys Top 100: 2012 | 2013

Girls Top 100: 2012 | 2013

Regional Top 20: Boys | Girls

You can also track our 192 regional and 12 national standings for TeamRank, our one of a kind seasonal rankings competition.

TEAMRANK RANKINGS: Boys | Girls