Charlotte Lady Eagles
|Full name||Charlotte Lady Eagles|
|Stadium||Sportsplex at Matthews|
Matthews, North Carolina
|League||Women's Premier Soccer League|
Charlotte Lady Eagles is an American women's soccer team, founded in 2000. Between 2002 and 2015 the Lady Eagles were a member of the United Soccer Leagues USL W-League, the second tier of women's soccer in the United States and Canada, and a member of the W-2 League between 2000 and 2002.
The team plays its home games at the Sportsplex at Matthews in Matthews, North Carolina, alternating between an auxiliary field and the stadium depending on demand. The club's colors are orange, sky blue and white.
The Lady Eagles are a division of Missionary Athletes International (MAI), an organization committed to sharing the message of Christianity through sports ministry. They are a sister organization of the MAI men's USL League Two franchises the Charlotte Eagles and the Southern California Seahorses.
While the W-League folded in 2015, MAI announced plans to continue training women and girls as players and coaches. After three years playing an independent schedule, the Lady Eagles joined the Women's Premier Soccer League for the 2019 season.
Current roster 2019
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable former players
- Abby Crumpton
- Keely Dowling
- Kelly Schmedes
- Lydia Vandenbergh
- Annemieke Griffioen
- Hieke Zijlstra
- Ashleigh Gunning
- Leah Fortune
|2000||USL W-League W-2||1st, Atlantic||Championship Game|
|2001||USL W-League W-2||1st, Eastern||W-2 Champions|
|2002||USL W-League||1st, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2003||USL W-League||2nd, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2004||USL W-League||2nd, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2005||USL W-League||1st, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2006||USL W-League||1st, Atlantic||National Semifinals (4th Place)|
|2007||USL W-League||3rd, Atlantic||Did not qualify|
|2008||USL W-League||2nd, Atlantic||Conference Semifinals|
|2009||USL W-League||3rd, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2010||USL W-League||2nd, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2011||USL W-League||2nd, Atlantic||Conference Finals|
|2012||USL W-League||1st, Southeast||Conference Finals|
|2013||USL W-League||4th, Southeast||Did not qualify|
|2014||USL W-League||2nd, Southeast||National Semifinals|
|2015||USL W-League||2nd, Southeast||Did not qualify|
|2019||WPSL||1st, Carolinas South||Regional Final|
- Women's Premier Soccer League
- Carolinas Conference Champions 2019
- Carolinas Conference South Division Champions 2019
- USL W-League
- USL W-2 League
- League Champions 2001
- Eastern Conference Champions 2001
- Atlantic Conference Champions 2000
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-19. Retrieved 2015-11-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Charlotte Lady Eagles join WPSL as 2019 expansion club". WPSL Communications. November 19, 2018.