New Jersey Wildcats

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New Jersey Wildcats
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Full name New Jersey Wildcats
Nickname(s) The Wildcats
Founded 1996
Stadium Mercer County Community College Stadium
Chairman United States Kevin McDermott
Manager Australia Socrates Nicolaidis
League USL W-League
2008 8th, Northeast Division

The New Jersey Wildcats are an American women’s soccer team, founded by Vincent Baldino in 1996. The team is a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team plays in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference against the D.C. United Women, New Jersey Rangers, Long Island Rough Riders, New York Magic and North Jersey Valkyries.

The team plays its home games in the stadium at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey, 11 miles northeast of downtown Trenton, New Jersey. The club's colors are white and blue.

Players[edit]

2012 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
19 United States MF Yael Averbuch
23 United States MF Rachel Breton
20 United States MF Amber Brooks
United States DF Lauren Budzinski
16 United States DF Catherine Chukuka
11 United States FW Grace Correll
8 United States DF Brittany Cummins
United States GK Sage Dovale
12 United States MF Kristen Edmonds
9 United States DF Kaitlyn Fare
5 United States FW Maya Hayes
13 United States FW Rachael Ivanicki
2 United States MF Andie Lakin
No. Position Player
22 United States FW Meghan Ledwith
18 United States DF Tori Leigh
22 United States FW Andrea Lopez
United States Jesse McDonough
7 United States DF Taylor Mims
10 United States FW Esmeralda Negron
10 United States MF Kylee Rossi
99 United States GK Chante Sandiford
21 United States DF Daryl Schwenck
0 United States GK Lauren Smedley
6 United States DF Morgan Stith
1 United States GK Faith Sugerman
4 United States DF Elizabeth Troutman

Roster 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
1 United States GK Robyn Jones
3 United States DF Morgan Golden
4 United States MF Michelle Verzi
5 United States MF Nicole Canning
6 United States DF Chelsea Regan
7 United States MF Ashley Lunemann
8 United States FW Amy Hoyer
9 United States DF Corinne Bildstein
10 United States MF Aimee Bresani
11 United States MF Lisa Chinn
13 United States FW Jill Camburn
14 United States DF Ali Kliment
16 United States FW Kaila Sciascia
17 United States DF Su-Lin DelGuercio
18 United States MF Stephanie Maurer
21 United States MF Kimberly Lisun
22 United States MF Daniella Alizzo
No. Position Player
23 United States DF Lissette Brandao
24 United States MF Kaylyn Mahon
41 United States GK Elizabeth Cook
United States MF Stephanie Covello
United States MF Samantha Germano
United States MF Ashley Jones
United States DF Abby Lambert
United States DF Kristie Lang
United States MF Kerry Little
United States MF Valentina Montero
United States MF Esmeraldo Negron
United States DF Casey Ramirez
United States MF Leia Rispoli
12 United States FW Rachel Breton
United States FW Kylee Rossi
United States FW Lauren Ruta
United States DF Jennie Vartebedian
United States DF Amanda Wheeler

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2003 2 USL W-League 3rd, Northeast
2004 1 USL W-League 1st, Northeast W-League Runners-Up
2005 1 USL W-League 1st, Northeast Champions
2006 1 USL W-League 1st, Northeast Conference Finals
2007 1 USL W-League 5th, Northeast Did not qualify
2008 1 USL W-League 8th, Northeast Did not qualify

Notable former players[edit]

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

Honors[edit]

  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2006
  • USL W-League Champions 2005
  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2005
  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2004

Coaches[edit]

Stadiums[edit]

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