Wednesday, October 12, 2011

10 YEARS STRONG - National Elite Prep Showcase Information

National Elite Prep Showcase “10 Year Anniversary”
Formerly Nolan Showcase
January 12-14, 2012
Fort Worth, Texas

The application fee for the event will be $375 per team for all in-state teams and will be waived for out-of-state teams. Payment is due by December 1st, 2011.

Make checks payable to JATO Athletics
Attn: Showcase
P.O. Box 170952 Arlington, TX 76003

Nolan Catholic High School & Southlake Carroll

The 2012 National Elite Prep Showcase will bring together the top girls high school teams from around the country. Teams from Texas, California, Florida, Arizona, and Louisiana will be represented. It is a true college showcase for high school soccer. Formerly the Nolan Showcase, the National Elite Prep Showcase is in its 10th year. The Showcase is touted as the top event for high school soccer in Texas if not in the country. Last year’s event featured 6 of the TOP 10 teams in the country and 10 of the 14 teams in the event were ranked nationally in the TOP 30. The National Elite Prep Showcase always helps in producing the Nation’s #1 team. The top players in the country have participated in the event over the past 10 years: US National Team Player, Olympic Gold Medalist, and WPS stand-out, Amy Rodriguez (Santa Margarita), US U-21 National Team Player and UNC’s Jessica Maxwell (Colleyville Heritage), UNC’s Courtney Jones (Monte Vista), the University of Florida’s Jazmyne Avant (Coppell), BYU’s Lauren Anderson (Monte Vista), TCU’s Alex Mechalske (Nolan), TCU’s Ashley Jones (Tyler Lee), Texas’ Kendall Frizzell (Tyler Lee) and University of Kentucky’s Laura Burton (Amador Valley) participated in 08, as well as Notre Dame recruit Jazmine Hall (Marcus). US under-16 National Pool Player, Whitney Jaynes (Plano West) and Lexi Harris (Plano West) were also in attendance. Other notable showcase participants throughout the years were University of Texas standouts Caitlin Kennedy (Colleyville Heritage) and Kendall Campisi (Ursuline), as well as LSU’s Michelle Makasini (Colleyville Heritage), Texas A&M’s Becky Olson (Nolan) University of Virginia’s Caitlin Miskel (St. Thomas Aquinas), Stanford standout Kiki Bosio (Santa Margarita), USC National Champion JJ Johnson (Santa Margarita), Northwestern State’s Alex Rios (Nolan) who helped the Mexican U19 National Team qualify for the World Cup, and TCU’s Jackie Torda (Nolan), Nikki Wilber (Santa Margarita), and Monica Alvarado (Southlake Carroll) who is currently with the Mexican National Team.

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