With the first half of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) season over, the New York Red Bulls Academy heads into the winter break after a strong start to the season. The following summarizes where each Red Bulls Academy team stands heading into the break:
New York Red Bulls U-18
Red Bulls U-18 finished the fall season at the U-18 USSDA 2015 Winter Showcase in Florida, where the team went 2-1-0 in three matches to close out the first half of the year. Through 13 matches, Red Bulls U-18 is tied in first place of the Atlantic Division, despite having three games in hand on Players Development Academy. New York is 10-2-1 with 31 points. The U-18s boast the most potent attack in the division, with 39 goals scored, and a goal differential of 23.
Red Bulls U-18 return for the spring season on March 5, when they face MLS rival D.C. United.
New York Red Bulls U-16
Red Bulls U-16 completed the fall season at the U-16 USSDA 2015 Winter Showcase in Floridaa perfect 3-0-0 in three games. The U-16s are 9-1-3 through 13 games and are tied in first placeof the Atlantic Division. The Red Bulls share the top spot with Philadelphia Union on 30 points, but have two games in hand on the Union. Red Bulls U-16 lead the league in goals scored (42), goal differential (31) and are tied for the second-lowest goals allowed (11).
Red Bulls U-16 kickoff the spring season on March 5 against D.C. United.
New York Red Bulls U-14
Red Bulls U-14 ended its season on Nov. 1 in North Carolina at the U-14 USSDA 2015 Showcaseafter playing three games on Halloween weekend. New York defeated Orlando City SC, New England Revolution and Kendall SC to finish a perfect 3-0-0 in the showcase. Through 12 games this season, the U-14s are 10-1-1 and ended the fall session on a four-game winning streak.
Red Bulls U-14 are back in action on March 12 versus Bethesda-Olney.
New York Red Bulls U-13
Red Bulls U-13 completed the fall season on a high, defeating Lehigh Valley United, 3-1. The young Red Bulls enter the break with an 8-2-2 record.
Red Bulls U-13 return for the spring season on March 19 against MLS rival D.C. United.
New York Red Bulls U-12 White and Blue
Red Bulls U-12 White finished the season with back-to-back wins to finish the fall season 6-3-1. Red Bulls U-12 Blue finished the fall season undefeated in 10 games, with a 7-0-3 record.
Red Bulls U-12 White and Blue return for the spring on April 2 against NJCSA.