Memphis Dynasty

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Memphis Dynasty
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Founded 2010
League Women's Football Alliance (2010-2012)
Women's Spring Football League(2013-present)
Team history Memphis Soul (2010)
Memphis (2011)
Memphis Dynasty (2012)
Memphis Dynasty (2013-present)
Based in Memphis, Tennessee
Stadium Evangelical Christian School
Colors Black, gold, white
Owner(s) David & Terri Gilchrist, Sharon Tatum, Mary E. Roe
Head coach David Gilchrist
Division titles 4 (2010 WFA Southern, 2011 WFA Southeast, 2013 WSFL 11s Champion, 2014 WSFL 11s Champion)

The Memphis Dynasty is a team of the Women's Spring Football League which began play for the 2010 season in the Women's Football Alliance. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, home games were played at Evangelical Christian School.

For its inaugural season, the Dynasty was known as the Memphis Soul, in the season thereafter, they went without a nickname. In 2012, the team adopted the nickname "Dynasty". After 3 seasons in the WFA, the team moved to the WSFL and continued to play as the Dynasty until the end of the 2014 season. At the end of the 2014 season, the team decided to disband. There were four players that palyed with the fanchise all five years, Ashley Bembow-Scarbough, Terri Gilchrist, Jessica (JP) Plunkett, and Sharon Tatum. The Head Coach, David Gilchrist, was the only coach to remain for all five seasons.

Over the five years of play, the Dynasty compiled a winning percantage of 78.7% (37-10). The Dynasty won four division titles (2 in WFL and 2 in WSFL), two conference titles (American WSFL), and two national tiles (WSFL). Individual league year end honors were 2010 Offensive Player of the Year - WFA (Jessica "JP" Plunkett), 2012 Defensive Player of the Year - WFA (Sharon Tatum), 2013 League MVP - WSFL (GT Shuttles), 2013 Championship Game MVP - WSFL (GT Shuttles), 2013 Coach of the Year - WSFL (David Gilchrist), 2014 League MVP - WSFL (Terri Gilchrist), 2014 Championship Game MVP - WSFL (Anglica "Jelly" Wilson), and 2014 Coach of the Year - WSFL (David Gilchrist). In addition, players received weekly honors as offensive or defensive player of the week (JP Plunkett, Sharon Tatum, Lori Conklin, Shae Blackwell, Tonya Dean).

Season-By-Season[edit]

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Memphis Soul (WFA)
2010 6 2 0 1st American Southern Lost American Conference Quarterfinal (Austin)
Memphis (WFA)
2011 8 2 0 1st American Southeast --
Memphis Dynasty (WFA)
2012 5 5 0 2nd WFA American 13 --
Memphis Dynasty (WSFL)
2013 9 0 0 1st American Conference WSFL National Champions
Memphis Dynasty (WSFL)
2014 8 1 0 1st American Conference WSFL National Champions
Totals 37 10 0 (including playoffs)

* = Current Standing

2010[edit]

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 10 New Orleans Blaze Away Won 34-32
April 17 Oklahoma City Lightning Home Won 1-0**
April 24 Acadiana Zydeco Home Won 30-6
May 15 Lone Star Mustangs Away Lost 0-55
May 22 Acadiana Zydeco Away Won 20-0
June 5 Acadiana Zydeco Home Won 20-8
June 12 New Orleans Blaze Away Won 8-6
June 12 Austin Outlaws (American Conference Quarterfinal) Away Lost 0-35

** = Won by forfeit

2011[edit]

Standings[edit]

2011 Southeast Division
W L T PCT PF PA DIV GB STK
y-Memphis 6 2 0 0.750 258 95 4-0 --- W2
Little Rock Wildcats 3 5 0 0.375 124 202 2-2 3.0 W1
Tulsa Eagles 0 8 0 0.000 14 330 0-4 6.0 L8

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 9 Little Rock Wildcats Home Won 38-14
April 16 Acadiana Zydeco Away Won 54-14
April 30 Tulsa Eagles Away Won 66-6
May 14 New Orleans Blaze Away Lost 14-15
May 21 Tulsa Eagles Home Won 56-0
May 28 Arkansas Rampage (WSFL) Home Won 36-0
June 4 Dallas Diamonds Home Lost 0-44
June 11 Little Rock Wildcats Away Won 30-8
June 18 New Orleans Blaze Home Won 1-0**
October 1 Arkansas Rampage (WSFL) Neutral (Little Rock, AR) Won 40-0

** = Won by forfeit

2012[edit]

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 14 Arkansas Rampage (WSFL) Away
April 21 Arkansas Wildcats Away
April 28 New Orleans Blaze Home
May 5 Tulsa Threat Home
May 12 Arkansas Rampage (WSFL) Home
May 19 Tulsa Threat Away
May 26 Arkansas Wildcats Home
June 2 Derby City Dynamite Home
June 9 St. Louis Slam Away
June 16 Arkansas Wildcats Away

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