2013 Boston Breakers season

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Boston Breakers
2013 season
Owner Boston Women's Soccer, LLC
Head Coach United States Lisa Cole
Stadium Harvard Stadium
Somerville, MA
NWSL 5th
Home colors
Away colors

The 2013 Boston Breakers season, is the club's eighth overall year of existence, fourth consecutive year, and first year as a member of the National Women's Soccer League.

Background[edit]

The foundation of the league was announced on November 21, 2012, with Portland selected as a host for one of the eight teams.[1]

Lisa Cole was announced as the head coach on December 7, 2012 returning after leading the Breakers during a successful run in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite the previous year.[2]

Club[edit]

Kits[edit]

Type Shirt Shorts Socks Info
Primary
Secondary

Executive staff[edit]

Ownership Group Boston Women's Soccer, LLC
Managing Partner Michael Stoller
General Manager Lee Billiard
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Dilboy Stadium (3,500 / 110x70 yards)

Last updated: March 7, 2013
Source: [1]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head Coach Tom Durkin
Assistant Coach Maren Rojas
Assistant Coach Kristine Lilly
Assistant Coach Jake Beverlin
Goalkeeper Coach Andrew Quinn
Technical Advisor Marcia McDermott

Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 United States FW Sydney Leroux
3 United States FW Kate Howarth
4 United States DF Cat Whitehill
5 Norway MF Lisa-Marie Woods
7 Canada DF Rhian Wilkinson
8 United States DF Julie King
9 United States MF Heather O'Reilly
10 England FW Lianne Sanderson
11 United States MF Joanna Lohman
No. Position Player
12 United States FW Katie Schoepfer
14 United States DF Kia McNeill
17 Australia FW Kyah Simon
19 Canada FW Adriana Leon
20 United States MF Mariah Nogueira
22 Mexico GK Cecilia Santiago
24 United States GK Ashley Phillips
25 United States FW Jo Dragotta

Competitions[edit]

Key[edit]

      Win       Tie       Loss

Preseason[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Western New York Flash 22 10 8 4 36 20 +16 38 2013 NWSL Playoffs
2 FC Kansas City 22 11 5 6 34 22 +12 38
3 Portland Thorns FC 22 11 5 6 32 25 +7 38
4 Sky Blue FC 22 10 6 6 31 26 +5 36
5 Boston Breakers 22 8 6 8 35 34 +1 30
6 Chicago Red Stars 22 8 6 8 32 36 −4 30
7 Seattle Reign FC 22 5 3 14 22 36 −14 18
8 Washington Spirit 22 3 5 14 16 39 −23 14

Source: soccerway.com

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
22 30 8 8 6 35 34 +1 5 3 3 22 16 +6 3 5 3 13 18 −5

Last updated: August 17, 2013
Source:[citation needed]
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Ground H A A H A A H A H A H H H A A A H A A H H A A
Result D P W W D L W L D L L L W D W D L L W D W W L

Last updated: August 30, 2014.
Source: Match results
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.
Note: match 18 was a rescheduled match 2

Squad statistics[edit]

Key to positions: FW - Forward, MF - Midfielder, DF - Defender, GK - Goalkeeper

Note: jersey numbers were reassigned during the season, when a player left and another joined

N Nat Pos Name GP GS Min G A WG Shot SOG Cro CK Off Foul FS YC RC
5 United States DF Jazmyne Avant 11 11 990 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 6 12 0 0
25 United States MF Jo Dragotta 10 6 565 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 1 1 0
18 United States MF Maddy Evans 11 2 370 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 3 4 0 0
23 United States FW Elizabeth Guess 1 0 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 United States FW Kate Howarth 4 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 United States DF Julie King 21 21 1862 0 1 0 5 3 3 0 3 10 7 0 0
19 Canada FW Adriana Leon 6 1 163 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
2 United States FW Sydney Leroux 19 19 1694 11 2 4 62 30 13 0 15 11 9 1 0
11 United States MF Joanna Lohman 22 21 1897 2 0 0 12 6 2 1 2 14 15 2 0
14 United States DF Kia McNeill 21 21 1890 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 7 3 2 0
23 United States DF Melinda Mercado 1 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
19 Canada DF Carmelina Moscato 5 1 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
20 United States MF Mariah Nogueira 20 16 1408 3 1 0 11 7 2 0 2 14 18 1 0
9 United States MF Heather O'Reilly 20 20 1734 5 6 3 43 32 35 54 15 11 6 1 0
10 England FW Lianne Sanderson 22 21 1913 5 7 0 41 15 11 12 1 16 33 0 0
23 United States FW Katie Schoepfer 20 14 1080 2 1 0 31 13 9 36 9 7 2 0 0
17 Australia FW Kyah Simon 17 11 1068 3 3 0 41 22 6 1 9 9 8 0 0
4 United States DF Cat Whitehill 22 22 1978 1 2 0 20 8 15 0 0 7 6 1 0
7 Canada DF Rhian Wilkinson 14 11 913 2 1 1 7 3 9 0 1 6 9 1 0
5 Norway MF Lisa-Marie Woods 4 1 68 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
N Nat Pos Name GP GS Min W L T Shot SOG Sav GA GA/G Pen PKF SO
1 United States GK Alyssa Naeher 9 8 765 4 2 2 112 47 36 11 1.222 0 1 2
24 United States GK Ashley Phillips 11 11 945 2 5 4 117 51 32 20 1.818 1 1 1
22 Mexico GK Cecilia Santiago 3 3 270 2 1 0 32 14 11 3 1 0 0 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Soccer to announce new women’s professional league today". Leagues. Soccer Wire. November 21, 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Linehan, Meg. "Lisa Cole discusses return to Breakers, new league". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Husted. "NWSL TO RESCHEDULE FC KANSAS CITY VS BOSTON BREAKERS GAME". FC Kansas City. Retrieved 19 April 2013.