Posted On August 1, 2021 by PUSC
The Placer United 2007 Girls NPL1 team had a huge showing in the Prestigious San Diego Surf Cup Tournament this past weekend. Competing in Super Black division (second bracket), the team won the group with three wins going 3-0 and earning a birth to the semifinals. Beating impressive teams like Pateadores Academy, Rebels ECNL and […]Continue reading..
Posted On May 18, 2021 by PUSC
Manteca/Ripon Bulletin by: Jonamar Jacinto Published: May 18, 2021 Ripon High senior Ariana Scholten fantasized about her future as she participated in a soccer camp at the scenic campus of University of San Diego during her sophomore year. “Well, if you’ve ever seen the campus it’s gorgeous,” she said. “I thought, ‘I’d like to play […]Continue reading..
Posted On May 16, 2021 by PUSC
Major League Soccer (MLS) – San Jose Earthquakes News Release May 16, 2021 SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes fell to the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Saturday night at PayPal Park. The match saw the MLS debut of Quakes forward Benji Kikanovic and the season debut of Quakes midfielder Jack Skahan. Portland took the lead in […]Continue reading..
Posted On May 7, 2021 by PUSC
At peace on the pitch: Nevada Union alumna Cayce Shaw balances pursuit of Ph.D. with new soccer opportunity The Union Sports | May 7, 2021 by Walter Ford When Cayce Shaw is playing soccer, everything else in her life fades into the background. “I love playing,” said Shaw. “It’s something that when I step on […]Continue reading..
Posted On February 18, 2021 by PUSC
February 16, 2021 SJEarthquakes.com SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes have signed forward Benji Kikanovic to a one-year contract with club options through the 2024 season. “Benji has been on our radar for several years and we’re happy he’ll be joining the first team,” said Earthquakes general manager Jesse Fioranelli. “He is a player […]Continue reading..
Posted On February 16, 2021 by PUSC
Alumni Spotlight – Kirsten Robinson ’19 (Women’s Soccer) February 16, 2021 CHICAGO–Kirsten Robinson ’19 was a four-year member (2015-18) of the Illinois Institute of Technology women’s soccer program as a midfielder/forward. The civil/environmental engineering major from Newcastle, California registered nine goals and 15 assists for 33 points over 77 career games. Her 164 career shot […]Continue reading..
Posted On February 16, 2021 by PUSC
From Placer to Portugal: How a Two Hour Drive Turned Into a Pro-Contract by Lily Dubuc It’s been a tough year for everyone, including women’s soccer around the world. I feel fortunate to live in Portugal, playing professionally with Racing Power F.C. Six years ago, my week looked like this: Wake up at 6:00 a.m. […]Continue reading..
Posted On February 4, 2021 by PUSC
By Judy Farah While the Covid pandemic has unfortunately sidelined youth soccer teams in the Sacramento region and all of California, two former players from Placer United are currently enjoying an exciting soccer career in Europe. Izzie Lueken, a graduate of the University of San Francisco, is playing for Mislata C.F. in Valencia, Spain and […]Continue reading..
Posted On January 19, 2021 by PUSC
by Republic FC Communications Sacramento, Calif. – Sacramento Republic FC announced today that Midfielder Tucker Bone will join Republic FC on its 2021 roster, pending league and federation approval. Per club policy, the terms of the contract were not disclosed. “Tucker’s team-first mentality and tenacity add another dangerous player to our attacking group,” said Republic FC […]Continue reading..
Posted On December 23, 2020 by PUSC
A big congratulations to all of the Placer United players who have represented the Club on National, Regional, State and Sacramento teams. Check out the impressive list of accomplishments below: PLAYER PROFESSIONAL / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE National Teams Abena Aidoo – U17 Ghana National Team Maria de la Cruz – Philipines Senior National Team Mackenzie George […]Continue reading..