A Season of Success
Date Posted: 12/9/2018
Fall 2018: Record-Setting Success for LNSC
02 Eclipse Elite
04 Eclipse Elite
02 Force Blue
This past Fall season saw tons of successes for LNSC teams and players, both on and off the field. The 2018 Fall season saw LNSC records set and broken and below are some of the tremendous on-the-field successes that our Eclipse and Force teams accomplished.
NCYSA State Champions
02 Eclipse Elite and 04 Eclipse Elite
This fall saw LNSC claim 2 more state titles with both the 02 Eclipse Elite and 04 Eclipse Elite teams winning championships on the same day. The 04 Eclipse Elite team beat NCFC Premier 3-0 in the finals, while hours later, the 02 Eclipse Elite beat NCFC Elite 5-3. Both teams were a perfect 5-0-0 in theThere were 5 state titles awarded this Fall (U15-U19 girls divisions) and LNSC claimed two of them. This brings the club's total to 4 state championships in the last calendar year, and six all-time. The 04 Eclipse Elite also become the first team in the club's history to claim back-to-back state championships. The 01 Eclipse Elite were also Final Four competitors, claiming an NCYSA state Semi-Finalist title. Both the 02 Eclipse Elite and 04 Eclipse Elite will travel to Boca Raton, LA to compete in the Southern Regional Championships next June.
USYS National League Piedmont Conference Champions
02 Eclipse Elite and 02 Force Blue
The 02 Force Blue won the USYS National League Piedmont Conference Premier II championship with a 9-1-0 record. This marks the first LNSC boys team to win a regional level league. The team will earn promotion to the USYS NLPC Premier I competition for next year.
The 02 Eclipse Elite won the USYS National League Piedmont Conferece Premier I championship with an undefeated record of 10-0-1. This marks the first LNSC team to win a top flight regional competition and qualifies the team to compete next year in the US National League which features the top 32 teams in the nation.
NCYSA League Championships
03 Eclipse Elite - Premier League / 04 Eclipse Black - 2nd Div. Piedmont / 05 Eclipse Blue - 2nd Div. West
The 03 Eclipse Elite won the NCYSA Premier League championship with a 7-0 victory over TUSA Gold. The team finished with an impressive 6-1-1 season record. This championship will qualify the team to compete in the USYS National League Piedmont Conference for next year.
The 04 Eclipse Black completed an undefeated season with a 7-0 victory over URYSA to finish as champions of the NCYSA 2nd Div. Piedmont. The team's final record was 6-0-1 and they will be promoted to NCYSA 1st Div. next year.
The 05 Eclipse Blue also ended with an undefeated record of 7-0-2 to win the NCYSA 2nd Div. West 1. The team's season was capped with an 8-0 win over the CSA Charlotte Black. The team will be promoted to compete in the NCYSA 1st division this coming spring.
Teams Qualify for National League Playoffs
06 Eclipse Elite and 06 Force Elite Qualify to Compete in USYS National League Playoff
Both the 06 Eclipse Elite and 06 Force Elite have qualified to compete in the USYS National League playoff (Dec. 14-16) from strong seasonal performances. Teams will compete in the playoff with a chance to qualify for the spring USYS National League Piedmont Conference. The 06 Eclipse Elite finished with a 4-1-2 record this Fall and the 06 Force Elite finished 5-2-1. Best of luck to both teams as they look to earn a spot in the USYS National League for the spring.
Major Tournament Wins
03 Eclipse Elite - WAGS / 04 Eclipse Elite - Disney Soccer Showcase
LNSC also claimed 2 major tournament titles this Fall. The 03 Eclipse Elite finished a perfect 3-0-0 at the Washington Area Girls Soccer tournament this past November. The 04 Eclipse Elite also finished with a perfect 3-0-0 record at the Disney Soccer Showcase in Orlando over Thanksgiving weekend. These two tournaments are two of the largest and highest ranked girls tournaments in the United States.
LNSC Fall Classic Champions
For many LNSC teams, the Fall Classic marks the end of the Fall season. Congratulations to the following teams who ended the Fall with LNSC Fall Classic medals!
00 Eclipse Blue - FINALISTS
01 Force Blue - CHAMPIONS
02 Eclipse Blue - CHAMPIONS
03 Eclipse Blue - FINALISTS
04 Eclipse White - FINALISTS
05 Eclipse Blue - FINALISTS
06 Eclipse Elite - CHAMPIONS
06 Force Blue - CHAMPIONS
08 Red Bulls - FINALISTS