Merritt Mathias will join the U.S. Women’s National Team!
The USWNT will host China in two matches on June 7 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, and on June 12 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mathias played for the BUSA 90 girls team, and she was one of the top-ranked recruits in the nation according to Soccer Buzz Magazine. She was a Parade Magazine high school All-American selection in 2007 and a 2006 and 2007 National High School Coaches Association All-America.
Mathias plays for the North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League. She was traded to the Courage in January 2018.
Chandler Hoffman became the fastest to 50 regular-season goals in the USL’S modern era with the winner for Real Monarchs SLC vs. Sacramento on May 29.
Chandler played with the BUSA 92 boys team. After his junior season at UCLA, Hoffman was offered a Generation Adidas contract by Major League Soccer, which he accepted. He attended the MLS Player Combine January 6–10, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He then headed to Kansas City, Missouri, for the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, where he was selected in the 1st round (as the 13th overall pick) by the Philadelphia Union. Hoffman became the first player from Alabama ever selected in the 1st round of the MLS SuperDraft.
Congratulations to these BUSA Legends!