La Roca Alumni

Rachelle Warner Headed to Utah State

Rachelle’s excited to be playing for Utah State in the fall of 2014 for coach Heather Cairn. She’ll be playing center defender, but also plays forward for her club team, La Roca -coach Ariel Bravo. She was recruited by West Virginia, Southern Virginia, Virginia Wesleyan College and UVU and received offers from BYU, The University…

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U18 Taylor Kirk commits to UVU

A Senior at Pleasant Grove High School, and playing forward for Ariel Bravo’s U18 Premier South team, Taylor recently accepted a scholarship offer to play for Utah Valley University in 2013.   Taylor entertained several other offers from schools around the country but ultimately was thrilled to accept the offer to stay closer to home…

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Maikon Orellana Named USSDA Player of the Year

FIVE RSL-AZ PLAYERS HONORED AT 2011-12 USSDA END OF YEAR AWARDS Allen and Orrellana both named Player of the Year; Grande Sports Academy Players Recognized in Western Conference SANDY, Utah (Monday, July 23, 2012) – Five Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy players were honored earlier this week at the 2011-12 U.S. Soccer Development Academy End of Year…

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U17 Carla Swensen Commits to BYU

In two years Carla Swensen will make the switch from La Roca red to Cougar blue. A wing player on Ariel Bravo’s Premier 96 team, Carla recently accepted a scholarship offer to play for Brigham Young University in 2014. She had also received offers from Boise State, Wyoming and Utah Valley and had been in contact…

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Former La Roca Player Lucas Cawley commits to UVU

Former La Roca Player Lucas Cawley commits to UVU and will begin play in the fall of 2014. Here is Lucas’ announcement and excitement about the opportunity. La Roca wishes  him the best and continued success.Lucas’ announcement:“I am excited to announce that beginning in the fall of 2014 I will be playing soccer for the…

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Mikey Orellana called up to El Savador U23 Team

Former La Roca player and current RSL Academy Player, Mikey Orellana, has been called up to play on the El Salvador U23 team in the Concacaf league. . Mikey played for Adolfo Ovalle’s team until he became part of the RSL Academy team in residence at Grande Sports World in Arizona. Mikey’s hard work has…

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Former La Roca Player – Named to MAAC All Rookie Team

Edison, NJ- The 2011 All-MAAC Women’s Soccer Teams were announced Thursdsay evening. Freshman midfielder Kamilla Deeb was named to the All-Rookie Team, the first Saint Peter’s College women’s soccer player to receive such an honor in two years, since junior Caitlin Hoffer was named to the team in 2009. Additionally, seven Peahens were named to…

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