Soccer Dominates Prep Foes in Showcase [Slideshows]

The Northwood soccer team traveled to Albany, NY to face some of the best prep competitions in the Northeast. Both the U19 and U17 teams participated in the NXT LVL showcase, at Afrims Sports Center, and the program made a statement by winning all four games they played.  

The U17 team, coached by Mr. Kelvin Martinez, faced much older opponents in both matches as they played U19 squads. The team collectively rose to the occasion winning their first match 1-0 against Kimball Union with a freekick goal from Saquiel Ming ‘24The U17s finished of the weekend with a decisive 5-1 win over Pomfret School with goals coming from Jeremy Tsang ‘23,  Saquiel Ming ‘22 (2 goals), Lokoah Paye ‘25, and Gonazalo Munoz ‘24. 

Slideshow from Kimball Union Academy match (photos by Mr. Michael Aldridge):

Northwood’s U19 team opened the weekend playing Phillips Exeter Academy under the lights at Afrims. The Huskies started with high energy and quickly went a goal up after Calem Tommy ‘22 sent a shot curling past the keeper after only a few minutes. The next goal came from senior Connor DeAngelis later in the first half. The team finished out the game with a 2-0 win in front of many notable college recruiters.  

Slideshow from the Exeter match (photos by Mr. Michael Aldridge):

The final game of the weekend was against Williston Northampton School, and the older Northwood squad finished with a 1-0 win. The lone goal was scored by Liam Doyle ‘22 in the opening half. Both teams have a solid week of training ahead followed by their first off weekend of the season. Their next games will be October 9th and 10th in Albany, NY.  

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