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NJ Copa FC's Sydney Cummings Scores Winner in Big East Conference Final

Updated: Nov 12, 2021

NJ Copa FC's Sydney Cummings scored the game winner against No.4 seed St. John’s to help her team win the Big East Conference Final. Cummings, a UWS 2021 All East Conference Second Team selection, was also named as the Most Outstanding Offensive Player and also a part of the All Tournament team.

In addition to that, Cummings was named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year in her first season on the Hilltop. Cummings helped the Hoyas earn 11 shutouts along with recording three goals, one being the game-winning goal over then-ranked No. 9 Butler.

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About FC Copa Academy and New Jersey Copa FC

FC Copa Academy is a professional soccer organization founded in 2004, which has appeared in 31 state, 19 regional and 7 national finals & championships. FC Copa has one of the highest college placement rates in the country, both soccer and academic, having placed over 365 students into over 185 collegiate programs and developed 25 professional and national/international team players. FC Copa is a year-round soccer development program assisting players in reaching their greatest potential with three locations; FC Copa Rutgers (Middlesex County, New Jersey), FC Copa Millstone (Monmouth County, New Jersey) and FC Copa Brooklyn (Aviator Sports in Brooklyn, New York). The focus is on educating the complete player with a knowledgeable and caring staff. FC Copa Academy teams compete in premier level leagues, tournaments, showcases, and competitions locally, regionally and nationally. FC Copa Academy fields both boys and girls teams in each age group from U7 through U19 and beyond. FC Copa is a founding member of the USL Academy. In addition to the youth academy, FC Copa Academy provides a pathway into the college, semi-pro and professional levels via its New Jersey Copa FC teams competing in its collegiate programs (U20 and U23), USL League Two, New Jersey Copa FC Reserves, UWS and UWS2 teams.


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