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PSA ELITE DEFEATS DOXA ITALIA FC TO WIN 2013 USASA REGION IV OPEN CUP

April 21, 2013

 

Ontario, CA (April 21, 2013) - PSA Elite defeated Doxa Italia, 4-1 in finals action today to capture the 2013 United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) Region IV Open Cup title.

Through their success in this weekend's tournament, held at the Ontario Soccer Park in Ontario, Calif. from April 19-21, PSA Elite and Doxa Italia locked up berths in the opening round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup competition. It is PSA's second straight visit to the U.S. Open Cup, while Doxa clinched their second berth in three years.

Through a weekend of generally high-scoring games, PSA had topped Doxa in opening day action with a 3-0 shutout. Last year's Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Cinderella team, Cal FC, started out hot with a pair of victories, but lost to Doxa on Saturday afternoon to miss out on making a return trip to the century-old tournament where they defeated the MLS' Portland Timbers to make it all the way to the fourth round. In the Region IV championship match, PSA Elite went into the second half with a 2-1 lead over Doxa, and then capped it with another pair of goals to take the victory.

The first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is set to begin on May 14, 2013. For more information about the event, click here.

USASA Region IV Open Cup
Ontario Soccer Park – Ontario, CA

DAY 1: Friday, April 19

PSA Elite 3:0 Doxa Italia
DV8 Defenders 8:2 The Internationalists

Cal FC 12:3 San Francisco City FC

DAY 2: Saturday, April 20

Doxa Italia 7:0 San Francisco City FC
Cal FC 4:1 DV8 Defenders
PSA Elite 10:1 The Internationalists

Doxa Italia 2:1 Cal FC

PSA Elite 9:2 DV8 Defenders
San Francisco City FC 4:1 The Internationalists

DAY 3: Sunday, April 21
Championship Round

PSA Elite 4:1 Doxa Italia

 

Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Schedule

Tournament Format and Match Dates:

Qualifying Deadline
Date: April 28

Play-In Round

Number of Games: 2
Date: May 7
One NPSL team will take on the US Club Soccer representative, while a second NPSL team faces the USSSA representative.

First Round
Number of Games: 18
Date: May 14
Two winners from Play-In Round join remaining 30 Adult Council category teams and four USL PRO teams (Dayton Dutch Lions, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and expansion sides Phoenix FC Wolves and VSI Tampa Bay FC).

Second Round

Number of Games: 16
Date: May 21
Eighteen (18) winners from First Round join remaining eight USL PRO clubs and six NASL teams.

Third Round

Number of Games: 16
Date: May 28
Sixteen (16) winners from Second Round are paired against 16 MLS sides.

Fourth Round

Number of Games: 8
Date: June 12

Sixteen (16) winners from Third Round face each other.

Quarterfinals
Date: June 26
Fourth Round winners face each other.

Semifinals
Date: Aug. 7 or 21

Quarterfinal winners face each other.

Final

Date: Oct. 1 or 2