2016 in Review: Part 1- Player Recognition

Capital FC has had an awesome 2016, and with the year coming to an end, we’d like to celebrate the success of the players, the teams, and the other large strides that are being made in order to become the best soccer club for you. This is Part 1 of a 3 part series of 2016 in Review.  

Part 1: Player Recognition

2016 was an awesome year for the players, with 110 players from birth years 2007-1998 being honored with some kind of award or selection. These include:

  • Regional Training Center of Salem selections
  • Olympic Development Program (State and Region IV selections)
  • US Soccer Training Center-Portland Region selection
  • High School All-Conference
  • High School All Mid-Valley
  • High School All-State
  • High School All-American

We have chosen 4 players to recognize out of 110. These 4 received some of the most prestigious recognitions in the state, and even in the nation:

Stuart Aeschilman:


4th time 1st Team All Greater Valley Conference, All Mid-Valley, 1st Team All-State, West Coast All-American Team (All-American game MVP)

Stuart Heringer:

2003 Boys RTC Salem selection, 2003 Boys ODP All-State selection, 2003 Boys ODP Region IV Interregional selection, US Soccer Training Center-Portland selection

Paige Alexander:

Portland Thorns Academy selection, 1st Team All Mid-Willamette Conference, All Mid-Valley, Co-State Player of the Year, 1st Team All-State (only a freshman in high school)

Sarah Teubner:

Portland Thorns Academy selection, Greater Valley Conference Player of the Year, 1st Team All Greater Valley Conference, All-Mid Valley, 1st Team All-State 

Next week: Part 2- Team Recognition…Stay Tuned!
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