Kids can enter to win a free spot in the clinic at any bank branch
Some of the country’s top female soccer stars will descend on the Cape in October for The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s third annual “Positively Different Soccer Clinic”. The professional soccer players, which include World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Kristine Lilly, will host a clinic at Sandy Pond Field in Yarmouth on Sunday, October 13 for 120 lucky local contest winners.
The advanced soccer clinic will feature Kristine Lilly, Kate Schoepfer, Alyssa Naeher and Maddy Evans. Kristine Lilly and the players from the Boston Breakers will lead the kids through the drills that have helped them become some of the top players in the Country. There will also be an opportunity for the kids to get autographs and pictures with the stars.
Kids ages six to fourteen years old can enter to win a spot in the clinic by filling out an entry at any of The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod branches now through Saturday, October 5. 120 winners will be randomly selected from the entries and will be notified by phone. The clinic will be at Sandy Pond Field in Yarmouth from 12-2 PM and participants are encouraged to bring their own soccer ball if they have one. Refreshments will be provided by The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod.
Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished female soccer players of all-time, Lilly is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, an Olympic Silver Medalist, a two-time World Cup Champion, the third all-time leading scorer in U.S. history with 130 goals, and a former Captain of the Boston Breakers. A native of Wilton, Connecticut, she was a member of the U.S. National Team for twenty-four years and is considered a legendary figure in women’s soccer.
Kate Schoepfer, also a Connecticut native, plays forward for the Breakers. She finished the 2012 season second on the team in scoring (7 goals, 6 assists). She was also a member of the US U-23 National Team from 2008-2011 and was an NSCAA All-American in college at Penn State.
Alyssa Naeher is the Breaker’s goalkeeper. She joined the team in 2010 and, in 2011, set a franchise record and led Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) with 99 saves. She was a member of the 2008 U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cup with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team, earning the Golden Glove after posting five wins in the tournament . She also played for the U.S. U-23 team and was an NSCAA All-American at Penn State.
Maddy Evans is a defender/midfielder for the Boston Breakers. The 22 year-old signed with the team in 2013. Evans served as Penn State’s team captain in 2012 and played a pivotal role in leading the Nittany Lions to the College Cup Final. She was a 2012 All-Big Ten Second Team selection.
Entries are now being accepted at The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s nine branches, which include 1591 Main Street, East Dennis; 1470 Orleans Road, East Harwich; 695 Attucks Lane, Hyannis; 275 Cotuit Road, Sandwich; 1121 Main Street, West Barnstable; 121 Main Street, Yarmouth Port; 660 North Falmouth Highway, North Falmouth; 649 Main Street, Falmouth; and 3878 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills. For more information, visit www.mycapecodbank.com.