Sunday, December 30, 2012
Madison Scott On Olympic Dev. Team
Madison Scott of Davidsonville was selected by the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association to be the goalie for the Maryland Olympic Development Program.
Scott is a goalie for Davidsonville Athletic Association’s team Extreme travel team of the Washington Area Girls Soccer league. She led her division this season, allowing only three goals against as team Extreme was the only team in the division that did not lose a game.
The process to become a member of the Maryland Olympic Development Program includes several tryouts for the top players in the state.
The Olympic Development Team will travel to compete in places like Williamsburg Va., Rhode Island, New Jersey and Delaware, as well as an international trip to Europe.
Scott recently attended goalie camp at the University of Maryland with Coach Laurie Peel, one of the nations top goalkeeping coaches. Scott carries a GPA of 4.0 and eventually hopes to play for South River High School.
Olympic Development Program identifies and develops youth players throughout the country to represent their state and regional associations. At the state association level, pools of players are identified in each eligible age group, and brought together as a team to develop their skill through training and competition. From the state pools and subsequent teams, players are identified for regional and national pools and teams. Maryland ODP teams are comprised of the best Maryland players in various age groups.