Banshees Named to SYL National ODP Select Team

U16 Banshees Players Shelby Lyon and Shea Levi impress at SYL ODP National Camp

Tampa, FL - United Soccer Leagues Super Y-League ODP National Camps for their ‘92-’95 girls wrapped up yesterday at Ed Radice Complex Tampa, Florida. The Banshees were represented on the SYL ODP National Select Teams by Shelby Lyon and Shea Levi.

Tampa, FL - United Soccer Leagues Super Y-League ODP National Camps for their ‘92-’95 girls wrapped up yesterday at Ed Radice Sports Complex in northwest Tampa, Florida. The final day of the event consisted of one final match, the SYL ODP National Camp All-Star game for each of the three age divisions. 

The South Jersey Banshees were represented at the ODP National Camp by Jessica Figueroa, Kelsea Kneisel, Shea Levi, Shelby Lyon (U16 Girls) & Sara Volk-Perez (U17 Girls) The girls were placed on 1 of 6 teams comprising of Girls from all 8 regions of the Super Y-League and were assigned a coach from the SYL ODP National Coaching Staff. After a morning practice to assertain team shape and familiarity with each other the teams then played a series of games against each other. Each evening the coaching staff meet to discuss the players performances on the day and to make a short list of the players making the most impact.

The final day of camp consisted of the SYL ODP All-Star game followed by a final meeting of the coaches to select the players for the SYL ODP National Select Team for each of the three age groups. Of the 5 Banshee girls in attendance Shelby Lyon (U16 Banshees) was selected as a striker on the 1993 SYL ODP National Select Team, Shelby has been with the Banshees since she was a U12 player and attends Seneca High School. Shea Levi (U16 Banshees) was selected to the 1992 SYL ODP National Select team, Shea has also been with the Banshees since she was a U12 player, Shea attends Willimastown High School.

To view the SYL ODP National Select Teams please follow the link to the USL Super Y-League webpage.

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