Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues

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Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
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Full name Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
Nickname(s) The Blues
Founded 2006
Stadium Newburgh Free Academy HS Stadium
Chairman United States Thomas Hofstetter
Manager United States Denise Reddy
League USL W-League
2008 4th, Northeast Division

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues was an American women’s soccer team, founded in 2006. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team played in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The team folded after the 2010 season

The team played its home games in the stadium on the campus of Newburgh Free Academy High School in the city of Newburgh, New York, 65 miles north of New York City. The club's colors was sky blue, dark blue, black and white.

The Lady Blues was part of the larger Sky Blue Soccer organization, based in Bedminster, New Jersey, an integrated program that allows players to progress in soccer from a young age with an opportunity for long-term growth. Prior to the 2009 season they were known as the Jersey Sky Blues.

Following the formation of Women's Professional Soccer in 2009, the team served as a feeder program for the New York/New Jersey franchise Sky Blue FC. The Sky Blue FC play at Yurcak Field on the campus of Rutgers University.[1]

Players[edit]

Squad 2009[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 Marisa Brown
3 Portugal DF Kim Brandão
4 United States MF Erica Stewart
5 United States DF Sarra Moller
6 United States DF Bonnie Young
7 United States MF Gina DiMaio
8 United States DF Stephanie Peel
9 Australia MF Stacey Stocco
10 Canada MF Leah Robinson
11 United States DF Jaime Komar
12 Canada FW Amélie Mercier
13 United States DF Lauren Ebert
14 United States MF Taylor Walsh
15 United States FW Aubrey Aiden-Buie
No. Position Player
16 United States MF Ashlyn Brantley
17 United States MF Tricia DiPaolo
20 United States DF Kelly Eagan
21 United States MF Domenique Esposito
22 United States MF Lisa Chinn
23 United States FW Christy Zwolski
25 Australia GK Dimitra Poulos
26 Republic of Ireland MF Michele O'Brien
27 United States DF Alexandra Hambleton
28 Colombia FW Daniela Molina
29 United States FW Kim Bonilla
31 United States MF Carolyn Blank
99 Sweden MF Yolanda Odenyo

Notable former players[edit]

The following former players have played at the senior international and/or professional level:

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2007 1 USL W-League 2nd, Northeast Conference Semifinals
2008 1 USL W-League 4th, Northeast Did not qualify

Coaches[edit]

Stadia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giase, Frank (2008-01-20). "Sky's the limit as new league takes off". The Star-Ledger. 

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