The Alleycats 2002 girl's soccer team coached by Tara O'Keefe lost to the #4 team in the country, FC Elk Grove of California 2-1 in overtime after leading 1-0 for 78 minutes in the Girl's National Championship semifinal in Indianapolis. While this is a great achievement for the Albany Alleycats Soccer Club, the girls are disappointed that they were just 2 minutes away from advancing to the championship game. The team finishes 3rd place at the National Championship due to their earlier defeat of PDA in group play. The Alleycats were proud to represent the Capital District at the National Championships this year.
The Alleycats have welcomed students from Spain's University of Deusto in order for them to fulfill the internship portion of their college work. These students have been putting on physical performance clinics at Afrim's Sports in conjunction with their Physical Activity/Sports Education and Health degrees. Some of the things they have been focusing on include:
Thank you to our host families and be sure to say hi to our visiting students!