Empire Revolution Soccer Academy’s state champions represented New York State West in 14 of 16 age groups in the US Youth Soccer Region 1 Championships in Lancaster, PA. This is the second step of the National Championship Series.
Overall, five Empire Revolution teams advanced through group play and to the semi-finals of their respective age group. This is more semi-finalists than any other club in Region 1.
Of our 5 semi-finalist teams, the Empire Revolution - Syracuse U19B team was crowned USYSA Region 1 Champions.
They earned a berth in the National Championship Finals that were held July 24-29, in Rock Hill, SC. Along with our Empire USA Syracuse team (NYSW, Region I), was GSA 93 Phoenix Red (Ga, Region III), West Cost FC (CA-S, Region IV) and eventual BU19 National Champions Crew Jr. (OS, Region II).
Empire Revolution - Syracuse U12G played a very dominating game against the ENY Alleycats but just could not get it past the keeper who made a number of great saves. Both teams ended up advancing to the play-offs.
Empire Revolution - Rochester U12B fought back from 3-0 down only to lose it with 2 minutes to go.
Empire Revolution - Buffalo U14B semi-final match was also hotly contested.
Empire Revolution - Syracuse U18G had a great season, competing in the USYSA National League, were finalists in the USYSA Region 1 league, and semi-finalists in the Region 1 Championships.