Category Archives: Womens Soccer

Super Y League Finals – FirstPoint USA Visit

This week in Bradenton, Florida, marked a new beginning for FirstPoint USA. As the Official Soccer Scholarship Partner of the Super Y League, we were invited to attend their National Finals held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton. Four of our sports consultants (Callum Macaulay, Annabel Prior, Matt Johl and Ross Leebody) were in attendance along […]

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Coralie Kouassi – Committed to USAO

Congratulations to FirstPoint USA client, Coralie Kouassi, who has recently committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Coralie has previously played for AFC Wimbledon Ladies FC, and currently plays for Sutton United Ladies FC whilst also studying at Kingston University, London. Here, Coralie tells us about her decision […]

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Former Client – Megan Fae Wilson

Former FirstPoint USA client, Megan Fae Wilson went to the states on a soccer scholarship in 2013 and is soon due to graduate from Harris-Stowe State University. Megan took some time out of her busy schedule to answer some questions for us about life as a student athlete, dealing with homesickness and plans after graduation. Megan […]

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The History of Soccer in US College Sport

Soccer, a UK import to the USA, first began to be played on a collegiate level in the 1960s, with the smaller universities of St Louis and West Chester emerging as the first teams victorious in the sport. The St Louis Billikens first gained Harry Keough as their coach in ’67, almost two decades after […]

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College Sport On The Rise?

The NFL is without a doubt, the biggest of all US Sports. The whole college sport setup itself dwarfs other sports in the nation with coverage of it as in depth as we may see here in Britain with the Premier League. According to Sporting Intelligence, in 2015 the NFL’s 23 professional teams averaged over […]

Welcome to FirstPointUSA – Emily Anderson

We’d like to welcome Emily Anderson to FirstPointUSA. Emily had this to say… “I’m from Ellon in Aberdeenshire and Ive been playing football since I was 7. I started playing in a boys football team and only moved into a girls football team about 3/4 years ago. I currently play for Granite City Ladies FC […]

Successful FirstPointUSA Student-Athletes!

We take a closer look at some of many successful FirstPointUSA student-athletes from the past and present.   Jordan Wilson – University of Kentucky, Kentucky (Men’s Soccer) Jordan is a former Glasgow Rangers Player who joined the Kentucky Wildcats in 2013, and immediately fit in well with the atmosphere of the team. In his first […]

Interview With The University Of West Alabama’s, Kirsten Reilly!

Kirsten Reilly has made a huge impact on the pitch for the University of West Alabama. Last year she was awarded the prestigious “University Female Athlete On The Year”. She took time out of her very busy schedule to answer a few questions on life as a student athlete and what it takes to be […]

Sena Wogormebu – University Of West Alabama

Sena Wogormebu is one of the FirstPointUSA class of 2015 who started life as a student athlete in August last year.  We asked Sena about here 1st year in America and she kindly answered all of our questions in great depth. It’s important to note how she had to adapt to the style of play and […]

Emma Porteous – From Hibernian FC to Seton Hill

Emma Portoeus made the journey from the UK to the US on a soccer scholarship. She now plays her football at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Before heading to the States, Emma played with Hibernian FC  and has also played at International level. She joins former FirstpointUSA client and staff member Andy McNab, who is currently head […]