Rhode Island Stingrays

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Rhode Island Stingrays
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Full name Rhode Island Stingrays
Nickname(s) The Stingrays
Founded 1995
Dissolved 2009
Stadium Robert J. Black Stadium
Ground Capacity ????
Owner Portugal Mario Pereira
Head Coach Portugal Mario Pereira
League USL Premier Development League
2009 6th, Northeast
did not qualify for playoffs

Rhode Island Stingrays was an American soccer team based in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1995, the team played in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, until 2009, after which the franchise folded and the team left the league.

The team played its home games at Robert J. Black Stadium on the campus of Rhode Island College. The team's colors were blue, white and yellow.

History[edit]

Players[edit]

Final roster[edit]

As at June 20, 2009. 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 Jonathan Nydell
2 United States DF Matthew Shea
3 South Sudan DF Barnaba Madol
4 United States DF Domenic Petrarca
5 United States DF Ryan Kelley
6 United States MF Matthew Marcin
7 Portugal MF Fabio Lima de Barros
8 United States FW Timothy Ritter
9 United States MF Ben Berube
10 United States FW J. P. Pereira
11 United States MF Andrew Sousa
12 United States GK Kyle Bak
No. Position Player
14 United States MF Evan Unger
15 United States MF Michael Tribagis
16 United States MF Justin Resendes
17 United States MF Brett Uttley
18 United States MF Michael Pereira
19 United States DF Toussaint McClure
20 United States MF Colin Henry
21 United States MF Nicholas Santarlasci
22 United States MF Ryan Maduro
28 United States MF Gregory Motta
United States MF Jesse Rodriguez
Republic of Ireland MF Christopher Nugent

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
1995 3 USISL Pro League 5th, Coastal Did not qualify Did not qualify
1996 3 USISL Pro League 3rd, Northeast Conference Semifinals Did not qualify
1996/97 N/A USISL I-League 2nd, East Did not qualify N/A
1997 3 USISL D-3 Pro League 2nd, Northeast Division Semifinals First Round
1998 3 USISL D-3 Pro League 1st, Northeast Division Finals Did not qualify
1999 3 USL D-3 Pro League 9th, Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify
2000 3 USL D-3 Pro League 8th, Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify
2001 3 USL D-3 Pro League 5th, Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify
2002 4 USL PDL 3rd, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2003 4 USL PDL 4th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2004 4 USL PDL 4th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2005 4 USL PDL 7th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2006 4 USL PDL 3rd, New England Did not qualify Did not qualify
2007 4 USL PDL 8th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2008 4 USL PDL 5th, New England Did not qualify Did not qualify
2009 4 USL PDL 6th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify

Honors[edit]

  • USISL D-3 Pro League Northeast Division Champion 1998

Head coaches[edit]

Stadia[edit]

Average attendance[edit]

Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2005: 332
  • 2006: 310
  • 2007: 305
  • 2008: not yet available
  • 2009: 167

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