Thursday, June 23, 2011

 Opperman on TDS Team of the Month

Sporting Kansas City U16 Juniors midfielder Nate Opperman was one of 12 players selected to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Month for May in the Heartland Region. Opperman took home the honors with four goals in US Soccer Development Academy Play as the U16s secured second place in the Frontier Division of the Central Conference, earning a berth in the USSDA Playoffs this week in Frisco, Texas.

The Olathe South High School senior has started in two Reserve League matches for the senior team and leads the U16 Juniors with eight goals on the season, scoring twice in a 4-1 win over St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro on May 22nd and adding goals against Minnesota Thunder Academy and Colorado Rush AJ Auxerre.

Be sure to check out throughout the USSDA Playoffs for their continuing coverage of the top youth soccer players and teams in the U.S. Opperman is one of several Sporting Kansas City Juniors academy players on their Top 20 2011 and 2012 Players to Watch for the Heartland Region.

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