Here are some important updates for this week!  

Welcome Nikhil!

We have a new player on our team - Nikhil Konkimalla!  Watch for him on the field soon and give him a great team welcome!  His parents are Anil Konkimalla and Deepa Appana.

Friday, 12/8 Scrimmage

We scrimmage against the U13 C2 Team this Friday, 12/8 at 5 pm!  Location:  Braemar Field 1

  • Arrive 5-10 minutes early
  • Cleats or turf shoes OK
  • Wear black/green uniforms and socks.  Bring white jersey as backup.
  • Make sure to RSVP via the SportsEngine app, so we know who will be there.    So far, it looks like we have 5 players confirmed (Carlo, Danny, Max, Ryan, Sam), with 2 declines (Luca, Nikhil).
  • Remember - Braemar is only 30-40 degrees warmer than outside, so dress appropriately

Next Scrimmages

After this Friday, we will have 1 more scrimmage on 12/22 at Braemar.  Please RSVP on the SportsEngine app.  So far, we have 5 players confirmed (Luca, Max, Nikhil, Ryan, Sam), 1 maybe (Danny), and 1 decline (Carlo).

Donate Gear!

Clean out your closets, basements and garages!  Our Lady of Grace (OLG) is collecting donations of soccer gear, starting Friday, 12/8 at Braemar!  Gear will be distributed to a sister parish in Ghana.  They are in need of all sizes of the following:

  • ESC jerseys
  • Shorts
  • Socks
  • Shinguards
  • Cleats
  • Balls 

If you have gently used items that you can donate, please drop them off at Braemar Dome (collection box at the lobby entrance).  December 8-22nd only!  Questions on this can be directed to: Patricia Mudoy - - 612-559-7294.

Winter Indoor Practice Time

Winter Indoor Practice dates/times are loaded on our team calendar.  Please RSVP via the SportsEngine app.  We have 5 Sundays in January/February from 5-6 pm - location will either be First Athlete or South View City Gym (noted on each date on the calendar).  The ESC will assign a trainer to work with our players since Coach Liz is not available.

OLG Christmas Tree Discount

ESC families get a $5 discount on Christmas trees at the OLG Christmas Tree Lot.  Please link to here for details:  

See you on the field!

Kelly Rhodes - 952-270-3123 (cell) &