October 10th, 2013 - In This Issue:
U18 USSDA Sweeps Michigan

null Last weekend the U18 USSDA beat both Vardar and the Michigan Wolves in back to back games.  "This was really big for Minnesota soccer." MTA Boys Director Rob Zahl said.  "I don't think we've ever swept Michigan in all the years that I've been involved in the club.  Vardar and the Wolves are two of the most respected clubs in the country.  For us to win both games comfortably is quite a statement for the boys and something they should be proud of."


Sam Forsgren led the way with a hat trick en route to a 4-1 win on Saturday against Vardar and chipped in with another goal in the 3-1 victory over the Wolves.  


The U18's have started the season by winning four of their first five games.  


USSDA Schedule This Weekend

This weekend St Louis visits town and the U14's will have their first experience in the Development Academy.  Saturday MTA plays St Louis Scott Gallegher Metro (IL)

Sunday MTA plays St Louis Scott Gallegher (MO)

All games are held at the Savage Sports Center.

U18's 9:00am

U16's 11:30am

U14's 2:00pm

Girls Weekend Preview

The ECNL U15-U17 teams will travel to Waukeegan this weekend to play their second round of Cross Division games.  This weekend Minnesota will play Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, Colorado Storm on Sunday, and Real Colorado on Monday.


MYSA State Tournament

The MTA 02w U12 girls will be taking place in the U13 MYSA State Tournament this weekend in Rochester.


Good Luck Girls!

Good Luck To All MTA HS Players

MTA wishes all of it's players good luck in their high school playoffs.  We hope to see many of you in the Metrodome for the State Tournament. 


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Born Defending Well In Horizon League


Former MN Thunder ECNL player, Sydney Born, is currently ranked as the third best defender in her Division 1 conference. Sydney is a sophomore at UW-Green Bay and a 2012 graduate of Edina High School. She is listed on TopDrawerSoccer's Top 20 List for the Horizon League D1 conference. Sydney was also named to the conference's "All Newcomer Team" in her freshman year.


Full article is here




Winter Clinic Registration Is Open

We are excited to announce  that Registration is now live for our Winter Session I programs 


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Full program descriptions can be found on our website here


Questions please email Andy at akaasa@mnthunderacademy.org


ProgramOption IOption IISession I Dates
DinoMitesTuesday's 5:00pmSunday's 5:00pmNov 5th - Dec 18th
The Future! Wednesday's 6:00
Program goes both days
Sunday's 1:15
Program goes both days
Nov 6th - Feb 2nd
Skillzys U6Tuesday's 5:00pmSunday's 4:00pmNov 5th - Dec 18th
Skillzys U8Monday's 6:00pmSunday's 5:00pmNov 5th - Dec 18th
Skillzys U10Tuesday's 6:15pmSunday's 2:45pmNov 5th - Dec 18th
Skillzys U11-U14Monday's 6:30pm
Nov 5th - Dec 18th

All Programs are held at the
West St Paul Regional Athletics Center
1655 Livingston Ave
West St Paul, MN 55118