BU14 Boys Win At Winchester Veterans Day Tournament


The BU14 Lexington United Team won its highly competitive group of 6 teams in the 2014 Winchester Veterans Day Soccer Tournament. The boys team, composed of BU14 players from the Lexington Thunder and the Lexington Coyotes, went 4-0 in the tournament and outscored opponents 10-2 over 4 games. The boys had fun and represented LUSC well with their play and sportsmanship!

Pictured players are:  (back row standing, left to right) Knut Lundstrom, Conor Murphy, Malte Steines, Coach Robin Charbit, Lenny Losen, Josh Fairman, Danny Nothaft, Andrew Zhang, Reign Charbit, Oliver Clackson, Yiming Zheng, Coach Steve Kaufman.
(front row kneeling, left to right) Sancho Maroto, Dan Winter, Barney Brandon, Charlie Mitchell, Kevin Chen, Oliver Rourke, Nate Sheehan, and fans Hugo Brandon and Milo Brandon.
(missing from photo) Coach Jack Lloyd, Robert Lloyd, Zach Kaufman


photo by Nick Brandon

What? More exciting soccer action? Yes, there is

Though our official season has come to a close, there is still much LUSC soccer to be played this fall and winter, including 8 LUSC travel teams competing in the Winchester Veterans Day Tournament this weekend. Please join us in wishing them well — and warmth.


In addition, the Massachusetts High School soccer tournaments will continue for the next few weeks and wrap up later in November. The LHS Boys and Girls teams both qualified for the tournament but unfortunately were eliminated in the last couple weeks. http://miaa.ezstream.net/index.cfm?itemid=7470.


We also wanted to take a moment and encourage you to consider taking in with your kids and maybe some friends one or more of the many top-notch tournament college soccer games taking place in the Boston area this weekend and beyond. You’d be amazed at what an influence watching college women and men play can have on a young girl or boy soccer player.

The tickets are usually very reasonably priced and there’s usually a place where the kids can play in between watching the game. There is definitely some very high-quality soccer played throughout New England and we’re lucky to have some strong teams playing very close to Lexington.

Below is a listing of all the tournament action taking place just this weekend – many of which are very short drives from here (we recommend confirming times and places online as they are subject to change).

And on Nov 19th, the Men’s Div I tournament bracket will be announced with teams from BU, BC, Harvard and Northeastern hoping for a spot in the 48-team tournament. To follow the Women’s and Men’s NCAA Div I and III tournaments and find future games, you can go to:


In partnership with the New England Revolution organization, we are excited to again offer discounted tickets to the Revs Eastern Conference finals game taking place November 29th. From the Revs:

“Join us and STAND with the Revolution as they make their run towards MLS Cup! Their next and final home game is November 29th at 3pm against the New York Red Bulls! Tickets are expected to go fast, and this is the easiest way to save money and get some of the best seats for their playoff game. To order your discounted playoff tickets (as little as $22 each!), click the link below. If you have any questions please contact our Revolution contact Chad Smith at 508-384-9266 or email ChadS@revolutionsocccer.net. The Revs look forward to seeing you at the match November 29th at 3pm.”


Special Offer Code: STAND

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We hope everyone had a great fall season. We look forward to receiving your feedback in our upcoming annual survey to be released next week.

Best regards,



4:00pm: Patriot League Semi-finals – Army @ Boston University, Boston (M-Conf-DI)


11:00am: Colby-Sawyer @ #24 MIT, Cambridge (W-NCAA DIII)
1:00pm: Central Connecticut @ Harvard, Cambridge (W-NCAA DI)
1:30pm: Roger Williams vs. #22 Bowdoin @ MIT, Cambridge (W-NCAA DIII)
2:00pm: Northeastern @ Boston University, Boston (W-NCAA DI)
11:00am: Rutgers-Newark @ #22 Babson, Wellesley (M-NCAA DIII)
11:00am: Daniel Webster @ Wheaton, Norton (M-NCAA DIII)
1:30pm: SUNY-Cortland vs. Neumann @ Babson, Wellesley (M-NCAA DIII)
1:30pm: Tufts vs. Dickinson @ Wheaton, Norton (M-NCAA DIII)
5:00pm: Husson @ #5 Brandeis, Waltham (M-NCAA DIII)
7:30pm: Brockport vs. Bowdoin @ Brandeis, Waltham (M-NCAA DIII)


TBA: Second-round NCAA Tournament, MIT, Cambridge (W-NCAA DIII)
1:00pm: Patriot League Finals Team TBA (M-Conference-DI)
TBA: Second-round NCAA Tournament, Wheaton, Norton (M-NCAA DIII)
TBA: Second-round NCAA Tournament, Brandeis, Waltham (M-NCAA DIII)

GU14 Lynx Go 10-0-0 to win their section

GU14 Lynx

The LUSC Girls U14 Lynx completed the Fall 2014 season undefeated with a record of 10-0-0. Fueled by team work and powered by passion the Lynx paved their road to victory with a balanced attack, scoring 24 goals; no player scoring more than 4 on the season, and uncompromising defensive play, yielding just 2 goals in 10 games.

GU14 Lynx

The fall 2014 GU14 Lynx are:
Back row from left: Kiki Mamounas, Jessica Chase, Callie Moody, Courtney Campbell, Zoe Toulmin, Adri Ali Hassan, Abby Arliss, Claire McElwee, Emily Byers, Ava Courduvelis
Front row from left: Ellie Gruber, Elizabeth Whitman-Kinghorn, Eliza Miller, Elizabeth Ding, Lindsey Laquerre, Kate Robinson, Eva Pimlott
Not pictured: Anna Eaglesham

Spring 2015 Registration
In-Town: grades K-4 due by Feb. 1, 2015
Travel: grades 3-8 due by Dec. 10, 2014
Travel: grades 9-12 No late fee 
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Announcing LUSC’s Winter 2015 Clinic Offerings — Including Several New Girl-specific Clinics [more about the program]
LUSC’s most comprehensive set of winter programs ever will begin in January. For the first time ever, LUSC will hold both a winter pre-K and Kindergarten program. Also, new this winter ALL clinics for players 1st grade and up will be gender specific.  The winter registration deadline is December 10th, though due to space limitations programs will be closed as soon as they reach their capacity. 
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GU14 Fury/Blue Hawks Are Champions at Columbus Day Tournament



Congratulations to the combined LUSC GU14 Fury/Blue Hawks team for winning their group’s championship at the 2014 Natick Columbus Day Tournament! The team finished first in its bracket (3-0) and ended up 5-0 overall, outscoring their opponents 10-1 and winning the championship with a 3-0 victory over Needham in the finals. Although the Fury/Blue Hawks went 5-0, each game was highly competitive and the girls played very well as a team and were able to triumph through outstanding combination passing, steadfast defense and goaltending, and clinical finishes. Players pictured in the photo are: (front row) Sydney Daruwala, Annie Daruwala, Fatoumata Sissoko, Hannah Sweeney, Sheyda Hershberger, Karen Foley, Anna Clough, Sophie Schadler (super fan); (back row) Isa Lundstrom Svahnqvist, Caroline Donaghy, Grace Smith, Pam Chiakpo, Lauren Mazza, Eliza Stokes, Danika Dai, Candela Amorrortu, Anne Grace Miniutti, Abigail Donaghy.

BU11 LUSC Team Reach Finals at Columbus Day Tournament



Kudos to a combined LUSC BU11 LUSC team that won its bracket with a strong showing and went 4-1 overall, including posting two shutouts. Coming in as an underdog, the team exhibited impressive determination and excellent play that helped them advance to the championship game where they lost 4-3 in a very exciting game with Natick. The referee commented to the coaches after the match that, “it was one of the most exciting finishes he has officiated.”  Players pictured in the photo are: (front row) Andrei Buchatskiy, Eric Deschner, Aiden McCarty, Eric Edmunds, Sam Ades; (back row) Sam Charney, Costas Lambrinos, Matthew Favazzo, Francisco Amorrortu, Sam Chung, Manu Amundsen, Leo Seidel, Emilio Silerio and Octavio Sanrame. Missing are: Jack Murray, Charlie Beverly.

BU12 Dynamos/Dragons Make Semifinals at Columbus Day Tournament



Kudos to a combined LUSC BU12 Lexington Dynamos/Dragons team that won its bracket at the 2014 Natick Columbus Day Tournament and advanced to the playoffs in exciting fashion, where they fell in the semifinals on penalty kicks against the Arlington Panthers. All four games played were thrilling, ending either in a tie or with a one-goal margin. The boys played extremely well as a group and improved significantly as the tournament went on. Players pictured in the photo are: (front row) Brian Healy, Fynn Jueppner, Josh Fein-Cole, Jacob Weinstein-Delahunt, George Athanasiadis, Matt Healy Ken Miyagawa; (back row) Chris Keefe, Sam Clough, Henry Graf, Matteo Arshad, Nate Croke and Matt Keefe.


Other Programs

7 Saturdays, Diamond Field, 12:30-2:00 PM.

TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community based program that is designed to meet the needs of children and young adults that have physical and/or intellectual disabilities.  [read more]

U9-U10 Skills Academy

The LUSC Skills Academy is a training program where U9-10 players (3rd and 4th graders) receive an extra training session per week throughout the year to create a 3 practice/1 game ratio.  [read more]


Field Status



Rovers Win BU12 Division 3 President’s Cup Tournament


The BU12 Rovers won 4 games in their Division 3 bracket to win the tournament. The final game was won [4-3] with the winning goal in the last minute. It was a very competitive and exciting game. The Rover’s would score and the Wellesley Strikers would equalize. The Rovers played the best game they played all season with the Strikers playing their heads off.


Front Row, L to R, Griffin Hamilton, Tora Dohi, Arjun Delity, Ashish Puri, Sam Clough
Back Row, L to R, David Warren (AC), Vinny Pisculli (AC), Jack McGaraghan, Emin Abrahamian, Rohan Purandare, Joseph Pimlott, Greg Pisculli, Gray Warren, Ian Richter, Brent Richter (C)