Philadelphia Force (UWLX)
|League||United Women's Lacrosse League|
|Based in||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Colors||Midnight Green, Silver, Black, White|
|General manager||Caitlin Jackson|
|Head coach||Mike Bedford|
The Philadelphia Force are a United Women's Lacrosse League (UWLX) professional women's field lacrosse team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They have played in the UWLX since the 2016 season. In the 2016 season, the four teams in the UWLX will play on a barnstorming format, with all four teams playing at a single venue.
The Philadelphia Force is one of the original four teams of the United Women's Lacrosse League (MLL). UWLX was founded by Digit Murphy and Aronda Kirby in a strategic partnership with STX.  On February 23, 2016, Caitlin Jackson was announced as the first general manager in franchise history. On March 17, 2016, Missy Doherty was announced as the Force's first head coach.
The first game in franchise history took place on May 28, 2016 at Goodman Stadium at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Opposing the Boston Storm, Philadelphia lost by a 16–8 mark. The team's first-ever goal was scored by Rebecca Lynch, with Hilary Bowen logging the assist. Bridget Bianco would register 11 saves in the loss.
The following represented the Force’s inaugural draft class. Michelle Tumolo would be the first player drafted in franchise history.
|1||Michelle Tumolo||Attacker||United States||Syracuse|
|2||Alyssa Murray||Attacker||United States||Syracuse|
|3||Kara Mupo||Attacker||United States||Northwestern|
|4||Bridget Bianco||Goalie||United States||Northwestern|
|5||Becky Lynch||Attacker||United States||North Carolina|
|6||Casey Pepperman||Defender||United States||Maryland|
|7||Demmianne Cook||Midfielder||United States||Stony Brook|
|8||Katie Hertsch||Defender||United States||Hofstra|
|9||Emily Garrity||Midfielder||United States||North Carolina|
|10||Samantha Cermack||Midfielder||United States||Johns Hopkins|
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