The Columbia United 95 Girls Blue won their second tournament of the 2007 season in Charleston on Feb. 24-25, 2007. The Charleston Select Shootout, Sponsored by Charleston United Soccer Club, featured many of the best teams in the Lowcountry.
Our girls won 2-0,12-0, 7-1, and 3-0. Savannah McCaskill and Katie Cousins each had 5 goals. Amber Tanner and Savannah Purvis has 3 each. Millie Womble, Irina Briquet, and Katie Bell had each scored twice. Goals were also scored by Skylar Tieben and Leanna Dwyer. Again a stout defense, including Grace Smith in the goal, Alex Baker, Skylar Tieben, Leanna Dwyer, Irina Briquet, Katie Bell and almost everyone else was almost impossible to breach.
The team recieved high praise from referees, opposing coaches and tournament officials. "The team has shown great improvement in comunication and team shape since the Savannah tournament. " said Coach Joel Smith. "We are playing as a team and supporting each other all over the field."
The girls start their 2007 regular season this week 9-0 in preseason tournaments and friendlies, with a 37-3 goal differential.