AYSA ALUM - WORLD CUP CHAMPION!!!
AYSA would like to congratulate Julie Johnston (#8 in picture above) and the rest of the United States Women’s U-20 National Team for capturing the 2012 FIFA Women’s Under 20 World Cup!
In addition, Julie also won the prestigious “Adidas Bronze Ball Award” signifying the 3rd Most Valuable Player of the entire tournament as voted by the FIFA Technical Committee.
Johnston, the team captain grew-up in Mesa and played youth soccer in Arizona. She is a graduate of Dobson High School. She is currently a junior at Santa Clara University. As a sophomore, she was a semi-finalist for the Hermann Trophy and a 2011 All-American.
Prior to attending Santa Clara, she grew-up playing for the 2003 Arizona State Cup Champion – Gilbert Arsenal ’91 team, then moved on to play for the Sereno ’92 White team where she won Arizona State Cup seven (7) times.
Congratulations Julie… On behalf of AYSA we very proud of your accomplishments!