One of the founding members of Women’s Professional Soccer, the Chicago Red Stars have returned. The Red Stars, who suspended operations in late 2010 and are not in WPS this season, will play in the Women’s Premier Soccer League in 2011. Their goal is to rejoin WPS as early as 2012. (more…)
Boston Aztec U23 of the Women’s Premier Soccer League announced its 2011 roster. Last year’s team lost to eventual WPSL champion Boston Aztec Breakers Reserves, 2-1, in overtime in the playoffs. Meanwhile, the New England Mutiny, released their home schedule. Both teams play in the WPSL East-Northeast Division. (more…)
The Boston Aztec Breakers Reserves announced today a number of preliminary signings, including West Virginia star forward Megan Mischler, who was the first player to commit to the 2010 Women’s Premier Soccer League National Champions. A Second Team All-Big East Conference selection in 2010, her senior year with the Mountaineers, Mischler scored seven goals and two assists (16 points) for the Big East champions. Joining Mischler in Boston will be Carson Laderoute, Gayle Kutzmann, Emmi Doniak, Chelsea Aberson, Alane Izu, Jordan Bishop, and Heather Fuller. (more…)
Sarah Killion and Riley Houle, who both played in the Women’s Premier Soccer League last summer, have been named Gatorade High School Players of the Year for their respective states. Killion, from Indiana, played eight games for Fort Wayne F.C. in 2010, and helped lead the team to the Midwest Conference playoffs. The Bishop Dwenger High School midfielder will play for UCLA in the fall. Houle played for the New England Mutiny last summer. The midfielder from Windham High School in Connecticut committed to play at the University of Connecticut in 2011. Houle played for the U.S. U-17 team that went to the Algarve Cup in 2009.
Gatorade recently unveiled its state players of the year for girls’ soccer, and Tatiana Saunders, who played in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) for New York Athletic Club, was named the New York High School Gatorade Player of the Year. The national Gatorade Player of the Year will be announced May 23. (more…)
Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) announced Wednesday afternoon that two new teams will join the Sunshine Conference. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay enter the now seven-team conference. The Sunshine Conference is also comprised of FSA Freedom (last year’s conference champions), Brandon F.C, the Miami Kickers F.C., Palm Beach United, and the South Florida Strikers. (more…)