Atlanta Silverbacks Women

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Atlanta Silverbacks Women
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Full nameAtlanta Silverbacks Women
Nickname(s)The Silverbacks
Founded2005
Dissolved2016
GroundAtlanta Silverbacks Park
Capacity5,000
LeagueUSL W-League (2005–2015)
Women's Premier Soccer League (2016)

Atlanta Silverbacks Women was an American women’s soccer team that played from 2005 through 2016. The team played in the USL W-League from 2005 until the league folded after the 2015 season. For the 2016 season they played in the Women's Premier Soccer League.[1] They won the W-League championship in 2011 and the WPSL Southeast championship in 2016.

The team played its home games at Atlanta Silverbacks Park, a soccer-specific stadium in Chamblee, Georgia, 15 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. The team's colors were red and black.

Players[edit]

2015 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
1 United States GK Carolyn Campbell
3 England MF Stacey Balaam
4 United States DF Katherine Arias
12 United States DF Kansas Bayly
26 United States GK Morgan Beans
13 United States DF Jessica Binkowski
14 Barbados FW Washida Blackman
17 United States DF Kristin Burton
2 United States FW Rachel Garcia
18 Canada MF Alexis Hastings
21 United States DF Leilani Huntley
7 United States FW Savannah Jordan
5 France MF Zineb Rechiche
No. Position Player
6 United States DF Cecilia Marrero
8 United States FW Alexa Newfield
9 United States DF Kelsey Nix
24 United States GK Constance Organ
23 United States MF Jamie Pollock
15 United States FW Cherie Sayon
27 United States GK Jamie Simmons
19 United States DF Emily Sonnett
22 United States FW Lauren Tanner
11 United States MF Allyson Treat
25 United States FW Teegan Van Gunst
20 United States DF Annika Van Gunst
10 United States MF Allison Wetherington

Notable former players[edit]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2005 1 USL W-League 3rd, Atlantic
2006 1 USL W-League 5th, Atlantic
2007 1 USL W-League 1st, Atlantic National Final
2008 1 USL W-League 1st, Atlantic Conference Finals
2009 2 USL W-League 1st, Atlantic Conference Semi-Finals
2010 2 USL W-League 1st, Atlantic National Semi-Finals (4th Place)
2011 2 USL W-League 1st, Atlantic Champions
2012 2 USL W-League 2nd, Southeast Did not qualify
2013 2 USL W-League 3rd, Southeast Did not qualify
2014 2 USL W-League 5th, Southeast Did not qualify
2015 2 USL W-League 4th, Southeast Did not qualify
2016 2 WPSL 1st, Southeast Lost in first round

Honors[edit]

  • WPSL Southeast champions 2016
  • USL W-League National Champions 2011
  • USL W-League Atlantic Division Champions 2011
  • USL W-League Atlantic Division Champions 2010
  • USL W-League Atlantic Division Champions 2009
  • USL W-League Atlantic Division Champions 2008
  • USL W-League Central Conference Champions 2007
  • USL W-League Atlantic Division Champions 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "League Standings". www.wpslsoccer.com. Women's Premier Soccer League. Retrieved January 5, 2019.

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