Santa Clarita Blue Heat

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Santa Clarita Blue Heat
Santa Clarita Blue Heat logo.png
Full name Santa Clarita Blue Heat Soccer Club
Nickname(s) The Blue Heat
Founded 2008
Stadium
capacity
7,500
Chairman Ranbir Shergill
Manager Ranbir Shergill
League USL W-League
2013 6th, Western Conference
Playoffs: DNQ

Santa Clarita Blue Heat is an American women's soccer team, founded in 2008. The club was known as the Ventura County Fusion for its first two years of existence. 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 Western Conference against the Colorado Force, Colorado Rush, LA Strikers, Pali Blues, Seattle Sounders Women, and Victoria Highlanders Women.

The team plays its home games at Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, California. During the Fusion days, they played at Bulldog Stadium on the grounds of Buena High School in the city of Ventura, California.

The team had been a sister organization of the men's Ventura County Fusion team, which plays in the USL Premier Development League.

Players[edit]

Current Roster 2013[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
2 United States DF
3 United States DF
4 United States MF
5 United States MF
7 England MF
8 United States MF
9 Portugal MF
10 Mexico FW
11 United States MF
12 United States FW
13 United States FW
14 El Salvador FW
15 United States DF
16 United States MF
18 United States DF
19 United States DF
20 United States MF
21 United States FW
23 England MF
27 Philippines DF
29 United States MF
30 United States GK
31 United States GK
32 United States GK

Notable former players[edit]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2008 2 USL W-League 7th, Western Did not qualify
2009 2 USL W-League 6th, Western Did not qualify
2010 2 USL W-League 5th, Western Did not qualify
2011 2 USL W-League 1st, Western Conference Final
2012 2 USL W-League 5th, Western Did not qualify
2013 2 USL W-League 6th, Western Did not qualify

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