The U18G Gladiators won the Needham College Showcase U19 Division Memorial Day Weekend in Boston. The Gladiators advanced through pool play into the semifinal defeating Guiford SC, Ct. in a shootout. Keepers Julie Rekant and Chandler Navaro led the way. Julie Rekant saved 2 PK’s in the SO while Chandler Navaro scored the winning penalty to seal a 3-2 victory.
In the final The Gladiators defeated the Central Ct. Extreme 2-1 in double OT. Sarah Barnes scored a golden goal to end the game. This was a great conclusion to a strong season for a Gladiator Squad that advanced to the NJ State Cup Final. Gladiator players will continue their careers with the Knights U23 Summer team prior to college preseason. Great job ladies!