Rush Pikes Peak in Italy With Rush Select
Rush Pikes Peak is very honored to announce that Matt Spory (U13 Rush Boys) and Dan Highstead (U13 Rush Boys Coach) are currently traveling with the Rush Select National team to the Motecatini Terme International Tournament in Italy. They will join 3 other coaches and 31 other players from across Rush Nation to participate in the event. Several huge clubs are represented, including Siena, Juventus, Fiorentina and Livorno. Check below for updates on their progress!
4.17.14 - The boys played their first game versus Siena (Italian Professional Club) and recorded a 3-0 win! This is the first time that an American team has won a game at this tournanment!
4.18.14 - After the qualifying phases, the two Rush teams have qualified higher than any other American teams. The Pikes Peak team has qualified for the Super Group and can finish no worse than 8th, while the Virginia team can finish no worse than 16th (the best American finsih ever was 18th).
4.20.14 - The Pikes Peak team plays Italian giants Fiorentina in the next phase, check back here for updates!
4.21.14 - The tournament has concluded today, and the Rush teams have finished higher than any other American teams! The Pikes Peak team finished in 6th place after a 2-1 loss to Empoli, while the Virginia team finished in 11th place after a 1-0 win over Fiorentina. The top 6 finishers in the tourney were Genoa, Juventus, Roma, Spezia, Empoli and Rush! Not bad, 5 huge professional Italian clubs and Rush! Congratulations boys!