F.C. Indiana

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FC Indiana
FC Indiana logo
Full name Football Club Indiana
Nickname(s) The Lionesses
Founded 2000
Stadium Newton Park
Chairman Shek Borkowski
Manager Shek Borkowski
League United Women's Soccer

F.C. Indiana, also known as F.C. Indiana Lionesses, is an American women's soccer team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Founded in 2003,[1] the team is currently a member of the United Women's Soccer league. They play their home games at Newton Park in Lakeville, Indiana.

The team has an associated men's team, also called F.C. Indiana Lions, who play in the National Premier Soccer League and Premier Arena Soccer League. The club's colors are red and white.


In 2005, FC Indiana became the second North American women's team ever to win a league and cup double, capturing the WPSL national championship and the USASA Women's Open national championship (the Carolina Courage of the former Women's United Soccer Association [WUSA] won the Founder's Cup and WUSA league title in 2002).

FC Indiana won the 2005 WPSL title, having defeated host New England Mutiny 4–0 in the 2005 semi-finals and the California Storm 5–4 (featuring internationals Brandi Chastain, Leslie Osborne and Sissi) in the 2005 finals.

In 2007, the club won its second WPSL title in three seasons, defeating the New England Mutiny 3–0. In October 2007, FC Indiana joined the W-League, consistently winning their division before returning to the WPSL for the 2011 season.

In 2012, they participated in the WPSL Elite, finishing at the bottom of the table.[2]

In December 2016, F.C. Indiana joined the newly formed Midwest Conference of United Women's Soccer as an expansion team.[3]


Current 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
Haiti GK Geralda Saintilus
United States DF Corie Moore
Haiti DF Fiorda Charles
Haiti DF Natacha Cajuste
Haiti MF Carmela Aristilde
Haiti MF Roselord Borgella
4 United States MF Riley Bugay
Haiti FW Sophia Batard
Haiti MF Wisline Dolce
Haiti FW Manoucheka Pierre-Louis
United States MF Sharisse Yoder
Haiti DF Felicia Libertin
Haiti DF Kencia Marseille
No. Position Player
United States GK Jeannette Williams
Haiti FW Darlene Beauciquot
7 Costa Rica FW Melissa Herrera
Haiti MF Nadia Valentine
Haiti FW Yolande Merone
Haiti MF Dina Jean-Pierre
Haiti MF Ketura Woodlyne
United States MF Mirae Whitaker
Haiti FW Soline Bellevue

Notable former players[edit]

The following players have played at the international or professional level:

Coaching staff[edit]

General manager and head coach

Poland Shek Borkowski (2004–)

Assistant coach

Ecuador Christian Castro

Ecuador Eric Castro


Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs National Cup
2005 1 WPSL 1st, Central Champions Champions
2006 1 WPSL 3rd, Midwest
2007 1 WPSL 1st, Midwest Champions National Final
2008 1 USL W-League 1st, Midwest Division, Central Conference National Final Champions
2009 2 USL W-League 1st, Midwest Division, Central Conference Conference Final
2011 2 WPSL 2nd, South Division (Midwest Conference) Midwest Semi-final
2011 WLS 1st, Elite Division
2012 2 WPSL Elite 8th
2012 WLS 1st
2014 2 WPSL Regional Finals
2015 2 WPSL 2nd, Great Lakes Division, Midwest Conference
2016 2 WPSL 4th, Great Lakes Division


  • USL W-League Central Conference Champions 2009
  • US Open Cup Champions 2008
  • USL W-League Regular Season Champions 2008
  • USL W-League Central Conference Champions 2008
  • USL W-League Midwest Division Champions 2008
  • WPSL Champions 2007
  • WPSL Midwest Conference Champions 2007
  • US Open Cup Runners-up 2007
  • WPSL Champions 2005
  • WPSL Central Division Champions 2005
  • US Open Cup Champions 2005
  • Region 2 Champions 2005


Average attendance[edit]

  • 2015: 133
  • 2014: 241
  • 2013: 287
  • 2012: 1,359
  • 2011: 329
  • 2010: NA
  • 2009: 771
  • 2008: 1,012
  • 2007: 557
  • 2006: 911
  • 2005: 723
  • 2004: 105

Memorable Moments[edit]

  • July 11, 2004 – FC Indiana defeats Australia Women's National Team 1–0.
  • July 19, 2005 – FC Indiana defeats Trinidad & Tobago Women's National Team 3–0.
  • July 21, 2005 – FC Indiana defeats Trinidad & Tobago Women's National Team 8–3.
  • July 31, 2005 – After winning 4–0 over host New England Mutiny, FC Indiana upsets the defending champions California Storm 5–4, winning the Women's Premier Soccer League national championship.
  • August 6, 2005 – Six days after winning the Women's Premier Soccer League title, FC Indiana defeats the Dallas SC Titans 4–0 in the U.S. Open Cup national final, achieving the second "double" in American women's soccer history.
  • July 29, 2007 – FC Indiana defeats the New England Mutiny 3–0 to win its second WPSL title in three years.
  • August 15, 2007 – FC Indiana defeats New Zealand Women's National Team 1–0.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "FC Indiana Women's Team Celebrates 10th Anniversary". Womens League Soccer. Archived from the original on 7 December 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Griffiths, Lowri (30 July 2012). "WPSL Elite 2012 Standings". Pitchside Report. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  3. ^ Ryan, Conor (12 December 2016). "United Women's Soccer announces four-team expansion for 2017 season". MassLive. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 

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