Carolina Phoenix

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Carolina Phoenix
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Founded 2006
League Independent Women's Football League
Team history Carolina Phoenix (2007–present)
Based in Greensboro, North Carolina
Stadium Durham County Stadium
Colors Black, Gold, Red, White
Head coach Willie Parker
Championships 1
Division titles 7

The Carolina Phoenix is a football team in the Independent Women's Football League (IWFL) based in the Triangle of North Carolina. Home games are played at Durham County Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

After finishing 5-1 in their 2007 debut season as an X-Team, the Phoenix began full-time play in 2008 as a member of Tier II. The success continued there, as the Phoenix finished 7-1, winning the Tier II South Atlantic division title before losing to the eventual Tier II champion Montreal Blitz in the semifinal round of the playoffs.

Key Players: Ebony Montgomery (QB), Jennifer King (Athlete), Mana Allison (WR/DB), Murphie Chappel (OL/DL), Kris Britton (LB), Maria Rivera (RB/LB), Terah James (Athlete), Mara Duncan (WR/DB), and Sheniqua Souter (DL/LB).


Logo from 2007–2008
Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2007 5 1 0 X-Team --
2008 7 2 0 1st IWFL2 Southern South Atlantic Lost IWFL2 League Semifinal (Montreal)
2009 8 2 0 1st IWFL2 Won IWFL2 League Quarterfinal (Carolina Queens)
Lost IWFL2 League Semifinal (Wisconsin)
2010 9 1 0 1st IWFL2 Eastern Southeast Won IWFL2 Eastern Conference Semifinal (Chattanooga)
Lost IWFL2 Eastern Conference Championship (Montreal)
2011 7 1 0 1st Eastern Mid-Attantic Won Eastern Conference Semifinal (Montreal)
Lost Eastern Conference Championship (Atlanta)
2012 7 1 0 2nd Eastern Mid South Won Founders Bowl Tournament Quarterfinal (Arlington)
Won Founders Bowl Tournament Semifinal (New England)
Won Founders Bowl Tournament Championship (Portland)
2013 11 0 0 1st Eastern Southeast Won Eastern Conference Semifinal (Philadelphia)
Won Eastern Conference Championship (New England)
Won IWFL Championship (Houston)
2014 4 5 0 1st Eastern South Atlantic Lost Eastern Conference Semifinal (New York)
2015 8 3 0 1st Eastern South Atlantic Won Eastern Conference Semifinal (Carolina Queens)
Lost Eastern Conference Championship (Pittsburgh)
Won Founders Bowl (Madison)
2016 9 1 0 2nd Eastern Atlantic Won Founders Bowl Tournament Semifinal (Madison)
Won Founders Bowl Tournament Championship (Carson)
Totals 75 17 0 (including playoffs)

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Season schedule[edit]


Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 11 Louisville Nightmare Home Won 32-7
April 18 Erie Illusion Home Won 6-0
May 2 Orlando Mayhem Home Won 42-15
May 9 Cape Fear Thunder Away Won 48-0
May 23 Palm Beach Punishers Away Won 14-9
May 30 Carolina Queens Home Won 8-0
June 6 Cape Fear Thunder Away Won 55-8
June 13 Carolina Queens Away Lost 20-36
June 27 Carolina Queens (Tier II Quarterfinal) Away Won 26-16
July 11 Wisconsin Warriors (Tier II Semifinal) Away Lost 6-28


Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 3 Carolina Queens Away Won 26-2
April 10 Palm Beach Punishers Home Won 49-0
April 24 Louisville Nightmare Away Won 58-0
May 1 Chattanooga Locomotion Home Won 56-0
May 8 Carolina Queens Home Won 48-0
May 15 Tennessee Valley Tigers Away Won 72-0
May 22 Palm Beach Punishers Away Won 74-14
June 5 Baltimore Nighthawks Home Won 22-20


  1. ^ Rozendaal, Neal. The Women's Football Encyclopedia. p. 149. ISBN 978-0-9970637-0-7. 
  2. ^ Rozendaal, Neal. "The Women's Football Encyclopedia - 2016 Addendum" (PDF). Retrieved 27 November 2016.