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
3 Portugal DF
4 United States MF
5 United States DF
6 United States DF
7 United States MF
8 United States DF
9 Australia MF
10 Canada MF
11 United States DF
12 Canada FW
13 United States DF
14 United States MF
15 United States FW
No. Position Player
16 United States MF
17 United States MF
20 United States DF
21 United States MF
22 United States MF
23 United States FW
25 Australia GK
26 Republic of Ireland MF
27 United States DF
28 Colombia FW
29 United States FW
31 United States MF
99 Sweden MF

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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