2016 Boston Breakers season

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Boston Breakers
2016 season
OwnerBoston Women's Soccer, LLC
Head CoachMatt Beard
StadiumJordan Field
Boston, Massachusetts
Highest home attendance4,007
(June 10 vs. Washington)
Lowest home attendance3,288
(May 22 vs. Kansas City)
Average home league attendance3570
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The 2016 Boston Breakers season, is the club's eleventh season overall, its seventh consecutive season, and fourth year as a member of the National Women's Soccer League.

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head Coach Matt Beard
Assistant Coach Dushawne Simpson
Assistant Coach Cat Whitehill
Goalkeeper Coach Ashley Phillips

Last updated: May 5, 2016
Source: [1]

First-team squad[edit]

As of July 12, 2016

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
0 France MF Ghoutia Karchouni
1 United States GK Libby Stout
2 United States GK Jami Kranich
3 United States FW Elisa Krieghoff
4 United States DF Whitney Engen
5 United States DF Kassey Kallman
7 United States MF Sinead Farrelly
8 United States DF Julie King
9 England FW Natasha Dowie
10 Sweden MF Louise Schillgard
11 United States FW Brittany Ratcliffe
No. Position Player
14 United States GK Abby Smith
17 Australia FW Kyah Simon
19 United States MF Kristie Mewis
20 United States DF Mollie Pathman
21 United States DF Christen Westphal
22 United States MF Stephanie Verdoia
23 United States DF Brooke Elby
24 United States DF Rachel Wood
26 United States MF Angela Salem
88 United States MF Katie Schoepfer
99 Germany FW Eunice Beckmann

Competitions[edit]

Key

  Win   Tie   Loss

Preseason[edit]

As in previous seasons, Breakers spent time in Florida during preseason.[2]

Regular Season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Portland Thorns FC 20 12 5 3 35 19 +16 41 NWSL Shield
2 Washington Spirit 20 12 3 5 30 21 +9 39 NWSL Playoffs
3 Chicago Red Stars 20 9 6 5 24 20 +4 33
4 Western New York Flash (C) 20 9 5 6 40 26 +14 32
5 Seattle Reign FC 20 8 6 6 29 21 +8 30
6 FC Kansas City 20 7 5 8 18 20 −2 26
7 Sky Blue FC 20 7 5 8 24 30 −6 26
8 Houston Dash 20 6 4 10 29 29 0 22
9 Orlando Pride 20 6 1 13 20 30 −10 19
10 Boston Breakers 20 3 2 15 14 47 −33 11
Source: NWSL
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(C) Champion.
Results summary
Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
20 11 3 15 2 14 47  −33 3 5 2 9 15  −6 0 10 0 5 32  −27

Last updated: September 11, 2016
Source: NWSLsoccer.com standings
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by round
Round1234567891011121314151617181920
GroundAHHHAHAHAAAAHHAHAHAH
ResultLLLLLWLDLLLLLWWLLDLL
Updated to match(es) played on September 24, 2016. Source: May reports
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Squad statistics[edit]

Source: NWSL

Key to positions: FW – Forward, MF – Midfielder, DF – Defender, GK – Goalkeeper

N Pos Player GP GS Min G A PK Shot SOG SOG% Cro CK Off Foul FS YC RC
99 FW Eunice Beckmann 11 8 658 0 1 0 16 5 31% 5 0 3 18 8 3 0
9 FW Natasha Dowie 7 7 605 3 0 0 21 10 48% 0 0 7 8 5 1 0
23 DF Brooke Elby 13 11 919 0 0 0 3 2 67% 3 0 0 6 6 1 1
4 DF Whitney Engen 14 14 1260 1 1 0 1 1 100% 2 0 0 0 9 2 0
5 DF Kassey Kallman 20 20 1800 0 0 0 1 0 0% 0 0 0 10 15 0 0
29 MF Ghoutia Karchouni 3 1 100 0 0 0 1 0 0% 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
8 DF Julie King 18 17 1523 2 1 0 11 5 45% 6 0 1 16 6 5 0
2 GK Jami Kranich 9 9 810 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0
3 FW Elisa Krieghoff 6 0 143 1 0 0 3 2 67% 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
15 FW Morgan Marlborough 1 0 24 0 0 0 2 1 50% 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
9 FW Stephanie McCaffrey 12 10 921 0 0 0 15 8 53% 4 0 7 7 5 0 0
19 MF Kristie Mewis 14 13 1122 1 1 0 27 7 26% 4 26 2 14 20 0 0
20 DF Mollie Pathman 13 12 1055 1 0 0 3 2 67% 9 1 0 1 9 0 0
11 FW Brittany Ratcliffe 15 5 545 0 0 0 7 2 29% 4 0 1 4 4 3 0
26 MF Angela Salem 19 19 1699 1 0 0 14 6 43% 4 5 0 17 19 1 0
10 MF Louise Schillgard 18 16 1429 1 2 1 9 6 67% 9 31 2 27 5 4 0
88 MF Katie Schoepfer 12 8 597 1 0 0 14 5 36% 0 0 1 6 2 1 0
17 FW Kyah Simon 17 14 1293 1 1 0 29 7 24% 8 0 9 19 12 1 0
14 GK Abby Smith 2 2 122 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 GK Libby Stout 10 9 868 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
30 DF Kylie Strom 7 3 344 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 3 0 0
22 MF Stephanie Verdoia 10 5 453 0 0 0 6 3 50% 0 0 1 1 8 0 0
21 DF Christen Westphal 13 7 579 1 0 0 2 1 50% 3 0 0 2 1 0 0
24 DF Rachel Wood 7 2 260 0 0 0 2 0 0% 0 0 1 4 4 0 0
77 MF McCall Zerboni 8 8 670 0 0 0 4 1 25% 1 0 0 15 12 1 0
Team Total 20 19799 14 7 1 191 74 39% 65 65 38 181 169 24 1
N Pos Goal keeper GP GS Min GA GA/G PKA PKF Shot SOG Sav Sav% YC RC
2 GK Jami Kranich 9 9 810 25 2.78 3 3 130 64 39 61% 1 0
14 GK Abby Smith 2 2 122 1 0.50 0 0 19 8 7 88% 0 0
1 GK Libby Stout 10 9 868 21 2.10 2 2 139 62 42 68% 0 0
Team Total 20 1800 47 2.35 5 5 288 134 88 66% 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coaching Staff". bostonbreakerssoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. Retrieved May 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "BREAKERS HEADING TO FLORIDA FOR 2016 PRESEASON; The club will spend eight days in Florida, departing Boston on March 23 and returning March 31". nwslsoccer.com. February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2016.

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