Lancaster Inferno (UWS)

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Inferno Rush FC
Lancaster Inferno.png
Full name Inferno Rush FC
Nickname(s) Inferno
Founded 2008
Stadium Pucillo Field, Millersville University
Head Coach Honduras Francisco Cleaves
League United Women's Soccer
Website Club website

Inferno Rush FC is a top level amateur women's soccer team based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Founded in 2008, the team plays in United Women's Soccer (UWS), a national amateur league at the second tier of the American Soccer Pyramid.

Since 2015, the Inferno's home is Millersville University's Pucillo Field in the Lancaster suburb of Millersville. The team played in Hempfield High School's athletic stadium in Landisville from 2008 to 2014. From 2008-2010, the team was part of the larger Pennsylvania Classics organization, which hosts 36 teams from the under 9 group for boys and girls, to the under 19 for young men and women and represents the South Central Pennsylvania and greater Philadelphia areas. In 2008, the Classics maintained a men's team in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), which was also called the Lancaster Inferno. Under the sponsorship of the Penn Legacy Soccer Club from 2011-2012, the women's team changed its name to, "Penn Legacy Inferno." In 2013, the team reverted to its former name, "Lancaster Inferno." In 2018, the team branded under the Rush Soccer brand, along with the USL’s Penn FC

Players[edit]

2016 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
1 United States GK Emily Armstrong
11 United States MF Sydney Blomquist
24 United States DF Ashley Chilcoat
8 United States MF Trisha Clark
7 Honduras FW Stephanie Cleaves
5 United States MF Natalie Connell
19 United States MF Bailey Corbin
18 United States GK Emily Dolan
10 Argentina FW Laila Espamer
No. Position Player
20 United States FW Katie Hackos
14 Guatemala DF Coralia Monterroso
13 United States DF Alexandra Plantive
3 United States FW Amy Rieker
9 United States MF Julia Rios
25 United States MF Teresa Rynier
6 Costa Rica DF Carol Sanchez
17 United States MF Kara Weller

Notable former players[edit]

  • United States Tesa McKibben: Germany's ETSV Wurzburg (present), Lancaster Inferno (2012-2014)
  • United States Teresa Rynier: Ottawa Fury (present), FH Hafnafjördur - Iceland (2013), Kvarnsvedens IK - Sweden (2012), Ottawa Fury - CA (2011), Lancaster Inferno (2007-2010)
  • United States Kendra Jones: Victorian Premier League: Heidelberg United (2013–present), Lancaster Inferno 2010-2012

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League GP W L T GF GA GD Pts Reg. Season Playoffs
2008 3 WPSL 14 8 2 2 25 9 16 26 2nd of 7, East Mid-Atlantic Conference Semi Finals
2009 3 WPSL 10 7 1 2 23 9 14 23 3rd of 14, East Conference Finals
2010 3 WPSL 10 6 1 3 20 8 12 21 1st of 5, East Mid-Atlantic 2nd Round, Regional Playoffs
2011 3 WPSL 10 3 4 3 12 9 3 12 7th of 9, East Mid-Atlantic Did Not Qualify
2012 3 WPSL 10 5 4 1 17 13 4 16 3rd of 5, Northeast Atlantic - South Did Not Qualify
2013 3 WPSL 11 6 2 3 41 13 28 21 2nd of 6, Northeast Atlantic - South 1st Round, Conference Playoffs
2014 3 WPSL 8 6 1 1 20 8 12 0 Provisional Season Provisional Season
2015 3 WPSL 8 1 6 1 12 23 –11 4 5th of 5, Power 5 Did Not Qualify
2016 2 UWS 10 4 5 1 16 15 1 13 4th of 6, East Conference Did Not Qualify
2017 2 UWS 10 4 6 0 18 23 –5 12 6th of 8, East Conference Did Not Qualify

Head coaches[edit]

  • Honduras Francisco Cleaves (2014–present)
  • United States Doug Harris (2008-2013)

Home stadiums[edit]

External links[edit]