Washington Freedom Futures

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Washington Freedom Futures
WashingtonFreedomFuturesLogo.jpg
Nickname(s) Freedom
Founded 2009
Stadium Maryland SoccerPlex
Ground Capacity 5,126
Owner United States John Hendricks
Manager United States Win Puffer[1]
League W-League

Washington Freedom Futures was an American women’s soccer team and the top-level amateur team in the Washington Freedom Soccer Club hierarchy. 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 plays in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The W-League team folded after the 2010 season.

The team played its home games in the stadium at Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, Maryland. The club's colors were blue, red and white.

The team was part of the official development system of the Washington Freedom Women's Professional Soccer franchise, one of the most successful women's soccer teams in America. The senior Freedom team originally competed in the professional Women's United Soccer Association from 2001 to 2003, then joined the W-League in 2006. Once play began in WPS, however, the senior team competed in that league, and the Freedom's reserves took their place in the second tier. In November 2009, the team name was changed from the Washington Freedom (W-League) to the Washington Freedom Futures, and Joanna Lohman was named the team's general manager.[2]

Players[edit]

Squad 2010[edit]

As of 27 July 2009.[3]

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 Alyssa Pont
2 Canada MF Jennifer Parsons
3 United States MF Kimmie Germain
4 United States DF Mara Osher
5 United States DF Jordon Grant
6 United States MF Jesstine Wolfe
7 United States FW Caitlin Miskel
8 United States FW Brittany Tegeler
9 United States FW Katie Watson
10 United States MF Christine Nairn
11 United States MF Sandra Matute
12 United States FW Katie Schoepfer
13 United States DF Madison Keller
14 United States FW Tiffany McCarty
15 United States FW Kara Mirarchi
No. Position Player
16 United States DF Julia Lancos
17 Canada DF Molly Allen
18 United States GK Chante Sandiford
19 United States MF Becky Edwards
20 United States DF Kika Toulouse
21 United States FW Meghan Lenczyk
22 United States FW Molly Menchel
23 United States DF Angelina N. Cords
24 United States DF Jayme Cargnoni
25 United States MF Kristin Bowers
26 United States DF Caitlin Collins
30 United States MF Brook Chang
32 United States DF Toni Pressley
40 United States FW Yvonne Latour
55 United States GK Eliza Bennett Hattan

2010 coaching staff[edit]

As of 06 April 2010.[4]
Position Name Nationality
Coach Win Puffer  American
Coach Jim Gabarra  American
Assistant coach Clyde Watson  American
Assistant coach Kris Ward  American
Goalkeeper coach Nicci Wright  Canadian

Year-by-year[edit]

The following sections give a history of the Freedom in the W-League, including those years when the W-League team was the senior team to provide historical background and comparison.

Year Division Reg. Season Playoffs
2006 1 exhibition season
2007 1 1st, Northeast Champions
2008 1 1st, Northeast Semifinalists (3rd Place)
2009 2 2nd, Northeast Finalists (2nd Place)
2010 2 2nd, Northeast Conference Semifinalists

Annual Performance Record[edit]

Year W L T Pts GF GA Home Away
2007 12 1 1 37 48 10 6-1-0 6-0-1
2008 11 1 2 35 32 7 5-1-1 6-0-1
2009 12 1 1 37 49 9 6-0-1 6-1-0
2010 10 1 1 31 39 7 6-0-0 4-1-1

Honors[edit]

  • USL W-League Eastern Conference Champions 2009
  • USL W-League Eastern Conference Champions 2008
  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2008
  • USL W-League Champions 2007
  • USL W-League Eastern Conference Champions 2007
  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Information". http://www.washingtonfreedom.com. Retrieved 6 April 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ Plumb, Tierney (24 November 2009). "Washington Freedom taps GM for amateur team". Washington Business Journal. Retrieved 25 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Washington Freedom W-League Roster". http://www.WashingtonFreedom.com. Retrieved 27 July 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Coaching Staff". http://www.washingtonfreedom.com. Retrieved 6 April 2010. [dead link]

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