Women's Soccer USA

Coverage of women's soccer in the US. If it's not here...it's not important...

October 29, 2005

WUSA 2007?

According to sources in the US Soccer, WUSA will be back in 2007 with 8 teams.

October 28, 2005

Rochester Rhinos acquire Ravens

The Rochester Sports Group announced today the addition of the Rochester Ravens W-League team. The Ravens join the Rochester Raging Rhinos (United Soccer Leagues First Division), Rochester Rattlers (MLL), Rochester Americans (AHL), and Rochester Knighthawks (NLL).

October 17, 2005

Nowhere to go

On her way into the locker-room after the 0-0 game against Australia, Abby Wambach - who has tallied 47 goals in just 61 international games, and is currently eighth on the all-time US scoring chart - was forthright about the lack of competitive soccer available to the US players since the demise of WUSA at the end of their 2003 season

After some time playing in Southern California for Ajax America Women, at the end of the short WPSL season she had no other resources at hand, other than to train by herself.

October 08, 2005

WPSL names Co-Coaches of the Year

Steel City Sparks' Brenda van Stralen and Shek Borkowski of FC Indiana were named as the 2005 WPSL Co-Coaches of the Year.

Brenda van Stralen (Steel City Sparks) - van Stralen, in her first year as the Sparks' head coach, had an impressive 7-3-3 record, placing 2nd within the Eastern Division and earning a wild-card to the Championship Tournament.

Shek Borkowski (FC Indiana) - Borkowski led the team to the Championship title, winning the final in a shootout against the California Storm. FC Indiana went on to win the U.S. Open Cup as well.