A little bad weather didn’t keep the Saratoga Eagles soccer team away from Girls Soccer Day at the Frederick Douglass Playground and Field on September 6.
The event, sponsored by Evenfooting.org, a non-profit organization that empowers underserved girls through athletics, drew more than 100 girls from across New York City, including six members of the Saratoga Eagles soccer program. All the participants received a free pair of sneakers, a t-shirt, a hold-all, and a pair of soccer shin-guards. The event was promoted by the New York City Department of Homeless Services.
The girls from Saratoga are all members of the Saratoga Eagles soccer program. This season, they played on either the program’s U-8 or U-13 co-ed teams. They were chaperoned to the event by Nicole Williams and Maria Castillo from the Saratoga Recreation Team. The Saratoga U-8 Soccer Team was coached by Ms. Williams and Roy Anderson and the U-13 Team was coached by Lucas Cimafonte and BreAnna Battle.