Aug. 2, 2010
FULLERTON, CA - Cal State Fullerton junior goalkeeper Jordan-Michelle Santos and incoming freshman midfielder Erica Mazeau finished a busy summer season, each helping their respective club teams to national championships in July.
Santos was the starting goalkeeper for the Camarillo, CA based Eagles club team that claimed the United States National Women's U-23 national title on July 25 in Overland Park, KS. Mazeau was a member of the So Cal Blues Dodge U-17 team that claimed the 2010 U.S. Youth Soccer national title.
The Eagles became only the second team in the 31-year history of women's youth and adult championships ever to win three age-specific national titles after claiming the U-14 crown in 2004 and the U-17 title in 2007. The Eagles are five-time state champions (2004, 2007-10) while reaching the finals in 2005 and 2006.
Santos and the Eagles posted a perfect 3-0 record in round robin play, defeating teams from Texas, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania to win their group and advance to the finals, where they defeated the previously unbeaten Arizona Rush, 2-1, to claim the title.
The Eagles, made up of collegiate players from Texas, Kansas, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, Pepperdine, Long Beach State, Washington State, and Cal Poly, allowed just three goals in four matches, outscoring the opposition, 11-3.
The Blues defeated the Syosset Sting out of New York by a 1-0 score to earn their first national title under coach Randy Dodge and the third for the club overall. Mazeau and the Blues outscored the opposition by a 7-1 count, defeating California clubs Slammers FC (3-0) and Real So Cal White (1-0) as well as the D'Feeters 93 club (2-1) out of Texas.