Jordan Wilson, of the University of Kentucky and former FPUSA client was named in College Soccer Recruiting Guides – Top 10 Defenders. Wilson was an NSCAA all-region member in 2014 as a sophomore. The Kentucky center back is one of 10 returning players for the Wildcats in 2015, which has the squad from Lexington eyeing a historic campaign. Wilson showed as a sophomore he should be in the conversation as one of the best center backs in college soccer. Before Jordan moved to the US he played for Rangers FC at the academy level. Two years he spent playing full-time at u17 and u18 level. During these years he played for the u17s, u19s and reserve team and also played … Continued
College soccer teams are in the middle of the spring season and slowly trotting their way toward another campaign for a national championship. Following the end of the 2014 season, there have been quite a bit of movement from Division I programs with players exiting to the professional ranks. TopDrawerSoccer.com has compiled a list of the moves so far this offseason. Cyle Larin – University of Connecticut Chris Glodack – Clemson University Ricardo Velazco – 2013 highlights University of Louisville If you’d like to apply for a soccer scholarship get in touch with FirstPointUSA today!
With the Super Bowl being one of the most tweeted events of the year, for the second straight year, we take a look at where members of the New Englans Patriots and Seattle Seahawks played in college. Last year’s Super Bowl was the most tweeted single-day sport event of the year at 24.9 million tweets! NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SUBDIVISION 5 Patriots and 6 Seahawks are from FCS schools Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois James Develin, Brown Brian Tyms, Florida A&M Dan Connolly, SE Missouri State Kyle Arrington, Hofstra Tarvaris Jackson, Alabama State Bryan Walters, Cornell Brock Coyle, Montana Jeremy Lane, Northwestern State Marcus Burley, Delaware DeShawn Shead, Portland State NCAA DIVISION II 2 Patriots and 1 Seahawk are from DII schools … Continued
This Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX between New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will be played at the University of Phoenix. University of Phoenix Stadium is a state-of-the-art facility in Glendale, Arizona. It is the home of the Arizona Cardinals and was the first stadium in North America to feature a retractable roof and a roll-out grass field. The 63,400-seat stadium opened on August 1, 2006 after three years of construction. The stadium is considered an architectural icon for the region and was named by Business Week as one of the 10 “most impressive” sports facilities on the globe due to the combination of its retractable roof. On September 26, 2006 the University of Phoenix acquired the naming rights to … Continued
Story from South London press Decorated former Alleyn’s School hockey star Dulcie Davies is making a name for herself more than 5,000 miles from home. The goalkeeper moved to California on a hockey scholarship with Stanford in 2010 and hasn’t looked back. The former England U16, U18 and U21 international was recently named defensive player of the year in the NorPac conference. “I wanted to come to the US to play at the highest level possible at the intensity that the US college system brings” Davies said. “I also wanted to receive the highest regarded education that i could, and with FPUSA’s scholarship i managed to find that at Stanford” Davies, from East Dulwich is in her third … Continued
Story from Greenock Telegraph – Former Morton FC and FirstPointUSA striker Lewis Hawke is living the American dream after finishing top goalscorer and lifting silverware with the same college team where ex-Fulham star Clint Dempsey started his career. Hawke left Cappielow in February last year to join Annan Athletic for a short spell before embarking on a US soccer scholarship at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. And the 21-year-old, son of former Ton favourite Warren, ended the season as Furman’s top scorer with nine goals, including a diving header in a 1-0 win over Mercer to seal their first Southern Conference Championship title since 2007. The goal also earned his side qualification for the season-ending national NCAA Tournament for … Continued
FPUSA soccer client Brooklyn Kerlin took some time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for us. You may remember Brooklyn from a previous interview, when she carried the Olympic flag at the London Olympics (see here) Brooklyn is enjoying life as a student athlete at Robert Morris University in Chicago, Illinois. How did you find out about FirstPoint and what made you apply? I always wanted to get a scholarship in America. Playing at a high level my whole life kept me motivated to do just this. Growing up I was able to see many girls get a scholarships to play overseas. I knew a few girls that had had good … Continued