BUDLIGHT COED SOCCER LEAGUE OPENS

BUDLIGHT COED SOCCER LEAGUE OPENS

📅28 June 2015
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CoEd Masters logoPRESS RELEASE – The Strykers and Rovers picked up wins in opening week matches of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.

The Strykers, starting with five female players, defeated IT&E 9-1 with a hat trick each from Kimberly Sherman and Matthew Elwell, two from Rod Hidalgo and one from Susumu Morimoto. Luis Larrazabal scored IT&E’s lone goal in the 26th minute.

In the league’s earlier match, four-time defending champion Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1 with goals from Byung Choi, Ian Lawton, and Jeremy Hare – all scored in the second half. Darren Sampson scored Big Blue’s lone goal in the 22nd minute.

The league’s other team, United Masters, was given a bye in Week 1 action.

The five teams in the league will compete in a double round-robin format with the winner determined by final league standings at the conclusion of the season. The season is set to conclude Sept. 5. Since the inaugural season in 2011, the Rovers have won the title every year.

A full schedule is available online at http://www.guamfa.com/all-leagues-coed-results

PHOTO GALLERY:

The Strykers' Melissa Elwell clears the ball away from IT&E's Stephen Kidder during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

The Strykers’ Melissa Elwell clears the ball away from IT&E’s Stephen Kidder during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

IT&E's Kamran Sabeti looks for a way to get around the defense of the Strykers' Kimberly Sherman during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

IT&E’s Kamran Sabeti looks for a way to get around the defense of the Strykers’ Kimberly Sherman during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

The Strykers' Ramona Nelson takes the ball down the right side of the field after taking it away from IT&E's Luis Larrazabal during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

The Strykers’ Ramona Nelson takes the ball down the right side of the field after taking it away from IT&E’s Luis Larrazabal during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

IT&E's Jennifer Joy Santos attempts to advance the ball past the defense of the Strykers' Matthew Elwell during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

IT&E’s Jennifer Joy Santos attempts to advance the ball past the defense of the Strykers’ Matthew Elwell during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Strykers defeated IT&E 9-1.

The Rovers' Camarin Perez works to keep the ball away from Big Blue's Pepito Bedia, Jr. during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1.

The Rovers’ Camarin Perez works to keep the ball away from Big Blue’s Pepito Bedia, Jr. during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1.

Big Blue's Roy Abril looks to make a move in the midfield facing defensive pressure from the Rovers' Mersedeh Maddah during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1.

Big Blue’s Roy Abril looks to make a move in the midfield facing defensive pressure from the Rovers’ Mersedeh Maddah during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1.

Big Blue's Shelly Santos sends a long pass into the box ahead of the defense of the Rovers' James Oh during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1.

Big Blue’s Shelly Santos sends a long pass into the box ahead of the defense of the Rovers’ James Oh during an opening week match of the 2015 Bud Light Co-Ed Masters Soccer League at the Guam Football Association Saturday. The Rovers defeated Big Blue 3-1.

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