Aidan Aylward 2014
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Whitecaps FC Residency take all four matches on California trip

Whitecaps FC Residency teams won all four matches on their California road trip this past weekend as they inch closer towards the United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) playoffs.


With two more matches completed, the U-18s have now extended their unbeaten run to 26 consecutive matches.

On Saturday, the ‘Caps won 3-1 at De Anza Force. The Blue and White had goals from Terran Campbell, David Norman, and newcomer Patrick Metcalfe.

Whitecaps FC U-18 vs. De Anza Force
Luciano Trasolini; Andre Baires, Vana Markarian (Quinn Bredin 82’), Frazer Poulter, Eric de Graaf (John Kasper 73’); David Norman, Marcello Polisi, Patrick Metcalfe; Patrick Izett (Gloire Amanda 46’), Terran Campbell (Cole Morokhovich 73’), Daniel Sagno (Liam McManaman 82’)

On Sunday, goalkeeper Aidan Aylward and the ‘Caps posted a clean sheet in a 3-0 win against Santa Cruz Breakers Academy. Campbell added his second goal of the weekend, with goals also scored by Marcello Polisi and Daniel Sagno.

Whitecaps FC U-18 vs. Santa Cruz Breakers Academy
Aidan Aylward; Eric de Graaf (Andre Baires 46’), Quinn Bredin, Frazer Poulter, John Kasper; Michael Baldisimo, Marcello Polisi (Patrick Metcalfe 55’); Terran Campbell (Patrick Izett 61’); Cole Morokhovich (Gloire Amanda 55’), Daniel Sagno, Liam McManaman

With the weekend’s results, the ‘Caps pulled eight points clear of second place Sacramento Republic FC with three matches remaining. The U-18s +51 goal difference is tied with Capital Area Railhawks for best in the USSDA.


The U-16s brought their win total to 21, tied with LA Galaxy for the most in the USSDA at the U-16 level.

Against De Anza Force on Saturday, the ‘Caps won 5-0 with two goals from Alan Camacho, and one each from Noah Verhoeven, Nicholas Fussell, and Rees Goertzen. Camacho currently leads the USSDA with 25 goals scored.

Whitecaps FC U-16 vs. De Anza Force
Trevor Schneider; Gabriel Escobar (Tudor Mihaila 65’), Joel Harrison, Liam Robinson, Nicolas Apostol; Michael Baldisimo (Nicholas Fussell 40’), Noah Verhoeven (Alessandro Hojabrpour 50’), Andres Charles-Barrera; Georges Mukumbilwa (Chris Guerreiro 70’), Theo Bair, Alan Camacho (Rees Goertzen 65’)

The Sunday match brought another clean sheet for the U-16s, a 4-0 win versus Santa Cruz Breakers Academy. Verhoeven and Fussell both scored their second goals of the weekend, with Theo Bair and Tudor Mihaila adding the others.

The ‘Caps are 14 points clear at the top of the Northwest Division with three matches remaining.

Whitecaps FC U-16 vs. Santa Cruz Breakers Academy
Evan Ince; Gabriel Escobar (Tudor Mihaila 41’), Joel Harrison, Liam Robinson, Chris Guerreiro; Jonas Hakkinen, Nicholas Fussell; Alessandro Hojabrpour (Georges Mukumbilwa 70’); Nicolas Apostol (Rees Goertzen 61’), Theo Bair (Devin O’Hea 65’), Alan Camacho (Noah Verhoeven 61’)