2012 WPSL season

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The 2012 Women's Premier Soccer League season is the 16th season of the WPSL. 2012 saw the formation of two new leagues within the WPSL structure: the WPSL Elite League and a U-20 League.

Women's Premier Soccer League
Season 2012
Champions Gulf Coast Texans
2011
2013

Changes from 2011[edit]

Name changes[edit]

Team name Location Previous name
Aztec MA Boston, MA Boston Aztec

New franchises[edit]

Team name Metro area Location Previous affiliation
Flag of New York.svg Empire United Western New York expansion[1]
Flag of Oregon.svg Eugene Metro Football Club Eugene, Oregon expansion
Flag of Texas.svg FC Austin Greater Austin Cedar Park, Texas expansion
Flag of Washington.svg Issaquah SC Seattle area Issaquah, Washington expansion
Flag of Tennessee.svg Knoxville Lady Force Knoxville area Knoxville, Tennessee expansion
Flag of Maryland.svg Maryland Capitols FC DC area Landover, Maryland expansion[2]
Flag of Virginia.svg Tidewater Sharks Hampton Roads Williamsburg, Virginia expansion[3]
Flag of New York.svg United FC Binghamton Greater Binghamton Binghamton, New York expansion[4]
Flag of New Jersey.svg Atlantic City, New Jersey expansion

Note: A place for a St. Louis team was created on the WPSL website in early 2012 and remains there, but the team was not part of the 2012 season.

Folding/moving[edit]

Standings[edit]

Blue indicates division title
Yellow indicates qualified for playoffs
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Big Sky Conference[edit]

North Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Salt Lake City Sparta 8 6 0 2 36 7 +29 20
2 Utah Starzz 8 5 2 1 22 10 +12 16
3 Phoenix U23 6 2 2 2 11 6 +5 8
4 Phoenix Del Sol 6 2 3 1 15 17 -2 7
5 FC St. George 8 0 8 0 2 46 -44 0

South Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 FC Dallas 13 12 1 0 61 9 +52 36
2 Oklahoma Alliance 12 9 1 2 37 12 +15 29
3 American Eagles Soccer Club 12 8 2 2 25 13 +12 26
4 Tulsa Spirit 13 7 5 1 4 1 +3 22
5 Houston South Select 12 6 5 1 21 19 +2 19
6 Texas Football Club 12 4 7 1 8 2 +6 13
7 Houston Aces 12 3 7 2 18 27 -9 11
8 Fort Worth Panthers 12 3 8 1 24 26 -2 10
8 Arkansas Comets 10 2 8 0 11 42 -31 6
9 FC Austin 12 1 9 2 5 34 -29 5
9 West Texas Pride FC 2 0 2 0 1 19 -18 0

Northeast Atlantic Conference[edit]

North Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Aztec MA 10 8 1 1 39 9 30 25
2 New England Mutiny Reserves 10 6 2 2 18 11 7 20
3 Seacoast United Phantoms 10 4 3 3 14 15 -1 15
4 Long Island Fury 10 4 4 2 21 15 6 14
5 Seacoast United Mariners 10 1 7 2 3 32 -29 5
6 CFC Passion 10 0 7 3 3 17 -14 3

Mid Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 New York Athletic Club 10 7 1 2 28 7 21 23
2 Syracuse Lady Knights 10 5 3 2 17 19 -2 17
3 United FC Binghamton 10 2 4 4 12 16 -4 10
4 Millburn Magic 10 2 4 4 10 20 -10 10
5 FCW Elite 10 0 8 2 7 28 -21 2

South Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Maryland Capitols FC 10 7 1 2 30 11 19 23
2 FC Bucks 10 4 1 5 26 18 8 17
3 Penn Legacy Inferno 10 5 4 1 17 13 4 16
4 BuxMont Torch FC 10 3 6 1 16 22 -6 10
5 Tidewater Sharks 10 2 5 3 12 21 -9 9

Midwest Conference[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 FC Milwaukee Nationals 5 5 0 0 14 2 +12 15
2 Ohio Galaxies 5 3 0 2 16 5 +11 11
3 Madison 56ers 5 3 2 0 11 6 +5 9
4 Ohio Premier Women's SC 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 7
5 Indiana United 5 2 2 1 10 11 -1 7
6 Quad City Eagles 5 0 5 0 3 17 -15 0
7 Fort Wayne FC 5 0 5 0 3 19 -17 0

Northwest Conference[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Spokane Shine 10 6 2 2 16 7 +9 20
2 Issaquah Soccer Club 10 5 1 4 27 6 +21 19
3 Portland Rain 10 5 3 2 23 11 +12 17
4 Emerald City FC 10 3 1 6 24 8 +16 15
5 Eugene Metro Futbol Club 10 3 5 2 15 21 -6 11
6 Oregon Rush 10 0 10 0 4 57 -53 0

Pacific Conference[edit]

North Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 California Storm 10 5 2 3 20 12 +8 18
2 North Bay FC Wave 10 5 2 3 13 8 +5 18
3 West Coast Wildcatz 10 4 1 5 18 17 +1 17
4 Central California HEAT 10 5 5 0 18 17 +1 15
5 Bay Area Breeze 10 3 3 4 17 14 +3 13
6 San Francisco Nighthawks 10 0 9 1 7 25 -18 1

South Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 San Diego WFC SeaLions 6 5 1 0 20 3 +17 15
2 Beach Futbol Club 6 4 2 0 15 4 +11 12
3 Ajax America Women 6 3 3 0 6 11 -5 9
4 LA Vikings 6 0 6 0 0 23 -23 0

Southeast Conference[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Gulf Coast Texans 7 7 0 0 31 3 +28 21
2 Knoxville Lady Force 7 4 3 0 10 14 -4 12
3 Georgia Revolution 7 2 5 0 9 17 -8 6
4 Mississippi Fuego FC 6 1 5 0 7 15 -8 3
5 Mississippi Fuego FC U23 1 0 1 0 0 8 -8 0

Sunshine Conference[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Tampa Bay Hellenic 9 8 0 1 19 5 +14 24
2 Florida Sol FC 9 5 2 2 24 10 +14 17
3 Team Boca Blast 9 2 3 4 8 10 -2 10
4 South Florida Strikers 9 1 6 2 10 24 -14 5
5 Clermont Phoenix 8 1 6 1 3 15 -12 4

Playoffs[edit]

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Northeast Atlantic Conference[edit]

  Northeast Atlantic Quarterfinals     Northeast Atlantic Semifinals     Northeast Atlantic Final
                           
      NAN1  Massachusetts Aztec MA 2  
  NAN2  Massachusetts New England Mutiny Reserves 1     NAN2  Massachusetts New England Mutiny Reserves 1    
  NAS2  Pennsylvania FC Bucks 0         NAN1  Massachusetts Aztec MA 1
      NAM1  New York New York Athletic Club (Forfeit) 0
      NAM1  New York New York Athletic Club 4    
  NAM2  New York Syracuse Lady Knights 2     NAM2  New York Syracuse Lady Knights 0  
  NAS1  Maryland Maryland Capitols FC 0  

Big Sky/Pacific/Northwest Conference[edit]

Big Sky-South playoff[edit]

  • Winner goes to national semi-finals
South Division
Big Sky Conference
     
S1 Oklahoma Alliance FC 4
S2 American Eagles SC 2

Inter-divisional playoff[edit]

  • Winner goes to national semi-finals
Division Semifinals Division Final
           
PS1 California San Diego WFC SeaLions 2
NC Washington (state) Issaquah Soccer Club 1
BSN Utah Salt Lake United 3
PS1 California San Diego WFC SeaLions 1
BSN Utah Salt Lake United 3
PN1 California California Storm 1

Sunshine Conference[edit]

Sunshine Semifinals Sunshine Final
           
2 Florida Florida Sol FC 2
3 Florida Team Boca Blast 1
1 Florida Tampa Bay Hellenic -
2 Florida Florida Sol FC -
1 Florida Tampa Bay Hellenic 3
4 Florida South Florida Strikers 1

The Sunshine division championship was cancelled due to a high number of players returning to college.

WPSL Championship[edit]

WPSL Semifinals WPSL Final
           
Massachusetts Aztec MA 1
Oklahoma Oklahoma Alliance 0
Florida Gulf Coast Texans 4
Massachusetts Aztec MA 0
Florida Gulf Coast Texans 3
Utah Salt Lake United 0

Composite top 16 bracket[edit]

Regional semi-finals Regional finals National semi-finals National finals
                           
           
 Massachusetts Aztec MA  2
 Massachusetts Mutiny Reserves  1  
 Massachusetts Aztec MA  w/o
   New York NYAC  -  
 New York NYAC  4
 New York Syracuse Lady Knights  0  
 Massachusetts Aztec MA  1
   Oklahoma Oklahoma Alliance  0  
 Texas FCD Women  1st
 Oklahoma Oklahoma Alliance  2nd  
 Oklahoma Oklahoma Alliance  4
   American Eagles SC  2  
 American Eagles SC  3rd
 -  -  
 Florida Gulf Coast Texans  4
   Massachusetts Aztec MA  0
 Florida Gulf Coast Texans  1st
 Tennessee Knoxville Lady Force  2nd  
 Florida Gulf Coast Texans  w/o
   -  -  
 Florida Tampa Bay Hellenic  1st
 Florida Florida Sol FC  2nd  
 Florida Gulf Coast Texans  3
   Utah Salt Lake United  0  
 California San Diego SeaLions  2
 Washington (state) Issaquah Soccer Club  1  
 Utah Salt Lake United  3
   California San Diego SeaLions  1  
 Utah Salt Lake United  3
 California Storm Elk Grove  1  


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Empire United Join Women's Premier Soccer League for 2012 Season". wpsl.info. 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Capitols Joins WPSL". wpsl.info. 2012-02-28. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Tidewater Sharks Join WPSL". wpsl.info. 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Empire United Join Women's Premier Soccer League for 2012 Season". wpsl.info. 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  5. ^ "New York Fury to Join WPSl Elite League". wpsl.info. 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  6. ^ WPSL Standings
  7. ^ WPSL 2012 Schedule

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