Brasilia Claims Disney Showcase Title!
Team Chicago Academy-Brasilia claimed the Premier Division of the prestigious Disney College Showcase with a convincing 5-0 victory over Aztec Soccer Kodiat from Massachusetts in the final. Maggie Roe got a natural hat-trick after Maddy Lambert had gotten the eventual game-winner. Jasmine Ruiz closed out the scoring and Madison Lockard got the shutout in goal.
The team went 3-0-1 with a goal-difference of 9-1. Great defensive play all week by Nicole Mondi, Abby Grzetic, MaKenna Schoolman, Jade Eriksen-Russo, Lupe Metzger, Madison Lockard and Callie Vitro. While Maddy Lambert, Holly Collingbourne, Jenna Lundgren, and Veda Tappin controlled the midfield, and Jasmine Ruiz, Maggie Roe, and Rachel White caused constant havoc for the opposing defenses.
The Disney title capped a great fall season for Brasilia and Head Coach Matt Chura. The team also were runners-up in the MRL Premier I Division and finished with an impressive 15-4-6 record and 53 goals for and 32 goals against.