9.10.15: Nine WCUSC/Penn Fusion Boys were promoted to the Philadelphia Union Academy. MATT BOWES, JACKSON DEBUSSCHERE, CAL WALSH, and ANTHONY ZUCHERRO (top row) will represent the club at the '03 Academy while KEVIN KIEFER, ADAM LENGES, CONNOR SMITH, COLE VERRICO, and TIANSHOU YANG will be playing for the '02 Academy team. With this latest class, a total of twenty two players have been promoted to the Philadelphia Union Academy. Congratulations boys!
7.29.15: Congratulations to Sam Brown and Max Zandi for their selection to the U16 Boys 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships Best 11 Team. Similar to FIFA's all-tournament concept, the Best 11 recognizes the top 11 performers in each gender age group, irrespective of their position on the field, throughout the tournament as voted by coaches of the participating teams in that age group. Click here for more.
6.9.15: The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Julie Foudy and Penn Fusion's Madeline Steinmetz as the May S'Hero of the Month award recipients for individual and community leadership. As part of the Amazing Young WomenTM campaign and its calling card #BeautifulAmbition, S’Heroes highlights and celebrates top female role models and is creating an aspirational line-up of women to motivate and inspire our nation’s young female athletes. Congratulations Maddie! Click here for more!
4.27.15: Penn Fusion ECNL player, JULIA BURNELL, was selected to attend the U.S.Under-15 Girl’s National Team camp from , in Portland, Oregon. Julia joined WCUSC at U11 coming from Aston Youth Club, started at the Eagles level, moved to the Predators '00 Girls at U12, before moving on to the Penn Fusion '00 ECNL Team at U13. This is a great story and shows that the player development system within WCUSC and Penn Fusion works. "Julia is a very skillfull player and I am confident she will show well at the National Team Level. We are proud of her accomplishment and the way she developed within out club!", says Technical Director Tino Mueller. Congratulations Julia and best of luck at camp!
4.9.15: Penn Fusion players, ADAM LENGES, CONNOR SMITH and COLE VERRICO were invited by the U.S. Soccer Federation to attend their Training Center in Conshohocken, PA on April 9. The best players from the area will be in attendance. U.S. Soccer Training Centers are designed to replicate national team training camps and to develop players for the U.S. in all international competitions like the Olympics and World Cup. Congratulations!
Emily Gray is one of 24 players called up to the U.S. Soccer National Team Training Center in California for a U-16 National Team Training Camp running from Feb. 15-22 under the direction of Women’s Development Coach Tricia Taliaferro. This age group is starting a two-year cycle before becoming the U-18s and then the U-20s with the goal of playing in the 2020 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. Congratulations Emily!
2.5.15: Sydney Zandi was named the 2014-15 Gatorade Pennsylvania Girls Soccer Player of the Year. She plays at Henderson H.S. under coach Craig Scangarella who states, "This award does not only focus on her abilities as a soccer player but also emphasizes her amazing character. She sets her goals very high both in the classroom and on the field." Sydney is also a member of the U17 U.S National Team and the Penn Fusion U17 ECNL team. “We are proud to have such a talent and top role model representing our club. All the credit belongs to her as she took pride in her development from a young age, a recipe for all players on how you can reach your goals!” said Tino Mueller, Penn Fusion Girls Director of Coaching. Click for more!
2.4.15: Penn Fusion congratulates the Class of 2015! Penn Fusion Players sign their NCAA National Letter of Intent today indicating their commitment to continue their soccer careers at the collegiate level. Congratulations! Click here to see where they are heading next!
12.31.14: Rachael Dorwart and Sydney Zandi will kick off 2015 with a trip to the U.S. U17 National Team Camp in Florida. Head Coach B.J. Snow called for the two midfielders to join 22 other players at the national team camp being held in Lakeland Ranch, Fl from Jan 3-10. Congratulations girls!