Performers of the Week: Brashear and Chacon
U-15/16 Performer of the Week: Max Brashear
Club: IMG Soccer Academy
Birth Year: 1994
Academy newcomer Max Brashear started the season with a strong two-goal performance for IMG Soccer Academy in a 3-0 win against McLean on Saturday. Brashear was overpowering in one-on-one matchups, and his back to back goals proved to be the difference maker. Brashear and the team have opened the Academy season on a high note two wins.
IMG Soccer Academy travels to Richmond Kickers and Virginia Rush AJ Auxerre this weekend for conference games before competing in divisional games later this month.
U-17/18 Performer of the Week: Diego Chacon
Club: Chivas USA
Birth Year: 1992
A solid effort by Diego Chacon earned him performer of the week honors for Chivas USA. As the team opened up its season against San Diego Surf on Sunday, they took a first half goal and a strong defensive performance to earn the 1-0 win. Chacon kept his team organized and made some key saves to help lock in the victory.
The win gives Chivas USA momentum moving into the heart of their Academy season. The club plays host to new Academy member, Real Salt Lake Arizona, in its first match this weekend and then finishes October with conference match-ups from Northern California and Seattle.