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