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LAFC Slammers’ Nighswonger and Wiesner named Youth All-Americans

Congrats to these members of the LAFC Slammers!

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Congrats to Jenna Nighswonger and Kate Wiesner of the LAFC Slammers Academy team, who were named to the United Soccer Coaches’ 2017 Youth All-America team.

This is a select group of 50 girls and 49 boys across the country that were selected by the United Soccer coaches, (formerly the NSCAA) for their accomplishments and skills as youth players. The selection is Nighswonger’s first and Wiesner’s second. Both players have been recent U.S. Women’s Youth National Team call-ups as well.

Slammers FC has been successful at developing youth players in the past, and boasts alumni such as USWNT star Christen Press.

Hopefully this partnership with LAFC and Slammers FC helps to keep developing and encouraging young girls to play and enjoy soccer.

All of the Youth All-Americans will be honored at United Soccer Coaches All-America Luncheon on January 20, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Again congrats to Nighswonger and Wiesner for this great award!

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