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Best 11

 2013 Golden Ball Award
Under-19 Boys - Thomas Shiiba, Lehigh Valley United 93
2013 Golden Glove Award
Under-14 Girls - Danielle Samson, YMS Explosion 98
Under-19 Boys- Logan Keys, Lehigh Valley United 93
Annually awarded and first awarded in 1998, to the players in each division who have the greatest competitive impact in the US Youth Soccer National Championships, the Golden Glove and Golden Ball awards date back to the FIFA World Cup. Did you know that Robbie Findley, Jonathan Bornstein, Freddy Adu, Lindsey Tarpley and Kerri Hanks have all won the Golden Ball (formerly the Golden Boot)? Take a look at the names of those previously honored.
Best 11
Introduced at the 2011 US Youth Soccer National Championships was the tournament Best 11. Similar to FIFA's all-tournament concept, the Best 11 recognizes the top 11 performers in each gender age group, irrespective of their position on the field, throughout the tournament as voted by coaches of the participating teams in that age group. Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer has 15 recipients.
Under-13 Girls
Brie Pavol YMS Xplosion 98 Midfield
Margaret Daeche YMS Xplosion 98 Defender
Caroline Foley YMS Xplosion 98 Midfield
Danielle Samson YMS Xplosion 98 Keeper
Under-19 Girls
Daija Griffin FC Pennsylvania Strikers Forward
Gina DiTaranto FC Pennsylvania Strikers Forward
Under-14 Boys
Maxwell Zandi Penn Fusion 98 Midfield
Andrew Aprahamian Penn Fusion 98 Defender
Under-15 Boys
Tanner Shane Lehigh Valley United 97 Forward
Under-17 Boys
Colby Thomas Lehigh Valley United 95 Forward
Under-19 Boys
Thomas Shiiba Lehigh Valley United 93 Midfield
Melvin Snoh Lehigh Valley United 93 Midfield
Joseph Farrell Lehigh Valley United 93 Defender
Logan Keys Lehigh Valley United 93 Keeper
Timothy Lazorko Lehigh Valley United 93 Midfield