Austin Lightning

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Austin Lightning
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Full name Austin Lightning
Nickname(s) The Lightning
Founded 2002
Dissolved 2007
Ground Tony Burger Center
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Pam Mimbela
Manager Jaime Mimbela
League USL Premier Development League
2007 7th, Mid South Division

Austin Lightning was an American soccer team, founded in 2002, originally with the name Lafayette Lightning. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, until 2007, when the team left the league and the franchise was terminated.

The team played its home games at the Tony Burger Center in the city of Austin, Texas. The team's colors were white and red.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2002 4 USL PDL 3rd, Mid South Did not qualify Did not qualify
2003 4 USL PDL 5th, Mid South Did not qualify Did not qualify
2004 4 USL PDL 7th, Mid South Did not qualify Did not qualify
2005 4 USL PDL 3rd, Mid South Did not qualify Did not qualify
2006 4 USL PDL 5th, Mid South Did not qualify Did not qualify
2007 4 USL PDL 7th, Mid South Did not qualify Did not qualify

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Average attendance[edit]

  • 2007: 282
  • 2006: 261
  • 2005: 197

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