Saturday, January 9, 2010

SHOWCASE HIGHLIGHTS - Matches Move Outside on Saturday

Wake-Up Call
Two of the nation's top teams -- No. 1 Coppell and No. 4 Ursuline -- played a 7:30 a.m. match Friday at the Nolan Showcase. Find out which team stayed undefeated. DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS/DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS

Friday, January 8, 2010

Amarillo wins by 2

Amarillo gets 2 goals in the first half by Amy Eitzen to defeat Antonian 2-0.

Southlake Puts 3 Away Early

Emily Jenkins scored 2 for the Lady Dragons and Sophie Groff and Ashlea Marler each had 1. Hockaday could only get on the board twice on goals by Anase Ansom and Grace Dau. Southlake Carroll defeated Hockaday by a score of 4-2.

Tyler Lee Scores Early

Tyler Lee's Lindsey Halbrook scores in the 3rd minute off a corner kick and that was all they needed for the 1-0 win over San Angelo Central.

Clear Lake draws with Plano West

Plano West scores in last minute off a Meredith Molge corner to even the match. Sam Wolf puts it in with her head. Stephanie Miroballi scored an unassisted goal in the first half for Clear Lake.

Murrieta Valley over Plano East

Murrieta Valley only needed 1 goal to get a victory over Plano East. Brittney Irland scored the games only goal with the assist coming from Codi Cameron.

Texas vs California

Nolan from Fort Worth defeats Taft from Los Angeles by a score of 4-2. Emily Grider scored 2 goals while Elizabeth Cottrell and Makenzie Koch each added one. Taft's Carla Quijada scored 2 goals.

Nation's #3 McKinney Boyd Stays Unbeaten

Kelley Monogue has scored in each of their first 2 games and scored the game-winner against JJ Pearce with the assist coming from Caty Heap.

Colleyville Heritage Takes Down Midland

Colleyville Heritage puts 3 past Midland in each teams first game of the showcase. Brooke Merchant, Brittany Blackwell, and Katie O'Brien each scored for Colleyville and Madison Morrow scored for Midland.

Klein Oak tops Odessa

Klein Oak beat Odessa High by a score of 4-0 in the 1:30 game. Becca Cheiffetz scored 2 of the 4 goals and Jordon Jarzombek and Amanda Fox each scored 1.

Richardson Pearce falls to Boyd

The defending Texas 4A champions fell 1-0 to McKinney Boyd. Kelleey Monogue scored in the first half off an assist from Caty Heap.

#1 Falls to #4

Ursuline takes down the Nation's #1 by a score of 3-2. Jana Jeffrey scored 2 goals and had 1 assist. Emily Hoffend scored the Lady Bears 3rd goal. Alexis Ricci had the first assist. Both of Coppell's goals were scored by Kayla Peterson and assists to Chioma Ubogagu abd Lindsey Meyer.


The nations #1 team, Coppell, vs the nations #4 team, Ursuline, are underway at TCU's Sam Baugh Indoor Football Facility. Ursuline struck first on a goal from Jana Jeffrey as she received a ball at the top of the D and put in just under the crossbar for a 1-0 lead at the 10th minute. Game is in progress.

ESPN Coverage by ESPNRise

A New Look
Last year's Nolan Showcase was played as scheduled. This year's event was forced indoors for two days. Find out the hot teams and story lines at this pivotal high school girls' soccer event. MORE

Thursday, January 7, 2010

FRIDAY'S NEW SCHEDULE - Please Check as some teams will not play until Saturday

The following teams will not play until Saturday...
*If you request an outdoor game at TCUs stadium we will arrange - let director know ASAP.
Keller Central
Lake Highlands


@ TCUs Garvey-Rosenthals Soccer Stadium
*Team listed first will be HOME and will wear WHITE
1pm - Murrieta/Plano East
2:30pm - Clear Lake/Plano West
TBA - Lynch/Plano (11:30am or 4:00pm)

@ TCU Indoor
* Team listed first will be HOME and will wear WHITE
7:30am Ursuline/Coppell
9:00am Aquinas/Murrieta
10:30am Taft/Nolan
12:00pm Midland/Heritage
1:30pm Klein Oak/Odessa
3:00pm JJ Pearce/Boyd
4:30pm SA Central/Tyler Lee
6:00pm Carroll/Hockaday
7:30pm Amarillo/Antonian
9:00pm St. Stephen’s/Clear Lake

JJ Pearce and Plano Win

Kathreen Watson scored for JJ Pearce in their 1-0 win over Klein Oak. Taylor Matthews got the assist. In a game that saw the most goals of the day, Plano's Ali Bomgarton scored 2 and Ali Murphy scored 1 in Plano's 3-2 win over Odessa. Amber Rubio and Marrna Bermea each scored in Odessa's effort against Plano.

Plano East Wins

Plano East gets a 2-1 win over Taft from Los Angeles, CA on goals from Katie Howard and Eboni Udenze. Those goals were assisted by Lauren McGregory and Rachel Cohenour. The Taft goals was scored Stephanie Velasquez assisted by Carla Quijada.

NBC 5: Showcase Coverage at 5pm and 6pm Tonight

The Red Bull Nolan Showcase has gained national recognition over the past 8 years and see more on NBC Channel 5 tonight at 5pm and 6pm.

Clear Lake over Amarillo

Clear Lake inked a penalty early in the 2nd Half by Tori Sample and then added the 2nd by Lauren Truehart about 5 minutes after to get the 2-0 victory over Amarillo.

St. Stephens vs. Ursuline Academy

St. Stephens of Austin overcame Ursuline in the 4 o'clock game of the 2010 Nolan Showcase. Shebly Redman spun free of her defender before slotting the ball past the Ursuline keeper with 3 minutes left in the game.

Lake Highlands Edges St. Thomas Aquinas

Lake Highlands Avery Voight scores the games only goal to defeat Florida's St. Thomas Aquinas.

Martin Stays Unbeaten in the Showcase

Martin puts 3 past Lynch on goals by Rachel Schmidt, Stephanie Anasi, and Amanda Burgardt. Amanda Palm had 2 assists and Natasha Anasi had 1. The lone goal for Bishop Lynch was score by Analiese Florkowski.

Plano West defeats Murrieta

Plano West wins their first game of the showcase over Murrieta Valley from California 1-0. The Plano West goals was scored by Ashley Jackson assisted by Brooke Herrick.

McKinney Boyd Proves their National Ranking

Kelley Monogue and Meghan Streight score the goals for McKinney Boyd to preserve the 2-0 win over Grapevine.

Nation's #1 Team Coppell wins first Match over Tyler Lee

Coppell stormed out to a 3-0 lead until Tyler Lee narrowed the gap to come within 2 but it was not enough. Chioma Ubogagu had 2 of Coppells 3 goals. The 3rd was an "own goal".

UP NEXT is Nations #3 McKinney Boyd vs Grapevine

Games are Underway - California's Murrieta Valley vs Martin

Games are underway here at TCU's Sam Baugh Indoor Football Facility with California's Murrieta Valley even with Martin 1-1 at the half. Murrieta Valley's #8 Kelsey Birtcher scored the first goal of the showcase with the assist coming from #4 Codi Cameron.

Atmosphere is Amazing - Weather is perfect - Gametime tempurature at 58....

It is a great day!!


The 8am, 9am, and 10am games this morning at the TCU Indoor Facility have been cancelled.

Schedules have been adjusted to start at 11am - please check schedule in right column for updated schedule as some teams have been moved around.

CONTINUE TO CHECK THE WEBSITE. Sun will come out today and we are so lucky to have indoor. We have also secured indoor for Friday as well and some games have been moved indoor.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010


The final schedules have been posted in the right hand column. Please go by what is listed on this website - this is the official schedule. Don't go by anything you have been handed, what is in the program, what is in the newspaper, or what has been emailed.

Please continue to check this website for any changes. We have done our best to accommodate teams requests and at times that is no possible but we have made every stride to make this an enjoyable experience for all the participants and coaches.


Thursday Matchs at TCU Indoor and Friday/Saturday Schedules Adjusted

We have done everything we can to adjust the schedules to where we play games during the middle of the day – NO EARLY GAMES BEFORE 12 and NO LATE GAMES AFTER 5. So the sun will be out and with the forecast saying no wind it should be OK on Friday with the adjusted game times. Some teams may play just 3 games but we will attempt to give the teams that request 4 games, that 4th game. Priority will be given to the out of town teams on the 4th game.

We are excited about the event and we hope everyone else is as well.

I will be sending out the revised schedule for Friday and Saturday later tonight and the website will reflect those changes as well.

The following schools will not be in the event…
Flower Mound
The Colony

All other schools will play Thursday games indoor at TCU. So that schedule is set in stone that is online.

The following schools cannot play on Friday but will play games on Saturday…
Keller Central

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

THURSDAY SCHEDULE MOVING INDOOR - TCU's Sam Baugh Indoor Football Facility

Games will be 50 minutes long (25 min halves) and will be played on the hour starting at 8am and the last game starting at 11pm as we need to get 16 games played in one location. The games will not count toward showcase standings – only games 2,3, and 4 will count toward final standings. FRIDAY and SATURDAY games will be played as scheduled but there still can be adjustments to those 2 days.

We have done everything we can at this point and just want to give your teams and your players an opportunity to play in front of the college coaches.

Sunday, January 3, 2010


For the 7th year out of 8 the weather for the Showcase will be Sunny and Dry. We will not however benefit from normal Texas heat because it will be extremely cold on Thursday and will gradually get better as the weekend approaches. Please make sure your players pack appropriately. Extended Forecast...

Thursday, January 7th
Partly Sunny
Hi - 31
Lo - 17

Friday, January 8th
Mostly Sunny
Hi - 38
Lo - 17

Saturday, January 9th
Hi - 42
Lo - 20