Real Colorado Cougars

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Real Colorado Cougars
Full nameReal Colorado Cougars
Nickname(s)The Cougars
GroundShea Stadium
ChairmanUnited States Mark Mais
ManagerTrinidad and Tobago Brian Haynes
LeagueUSL W-League
20084th, Western Conference

Real Colorado Cougars is an American women's soccer team, founded in 2003. The team is a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women's soccer in the United States and Canada. The team plays in the Western Conference against the Colorado Force, LA Strikers, Pali Blues, Santa Clarita Blue Heat, Seattle Sounders Women, Vancouver Whitecaps FC (women) and Victoria Highlanders Women.

The team plays its home games at Shea Stadium in the city of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, 25 miles south of downtown Denver. The club's colors are gold, black and white.

Prior to the 2010 season they were known as Colorado Rush. Until 2005 the team was known as the Denver Lady Cougars.

The team is a sister organization of the men's Real Colorado Foxes team, which is scheduled to join the USL Premier Development League in 2009.


Current Roster 2009[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
0 United States GK Christina Palomino
1 United States GK Brianna Schulze
2 United States MF Kathryn Schubert
3 United States MF Afton Sauer
4 United States DF Nicole Lukens
5 United States MF Lindsay Stein
6 United States MF Kerstyn Farrell
7 United States MF Beth West
8 United States DF Raydan Phillips
9 United States MF Kendra Chandhoke
10 United States MF Lindsay Ratterman
11 United States MF Brianna Young
12 United States FW Karter Haug
13 United States MF Kellyn Farrell
No. Position Player
15 United States MF McKenzie Mutz
16 United States MF Kathleen Paulsen
17 United States FW Brittney McDonald
18 United States MF Vanessa Mais
19 United States DF Keelin Winters
20 United States DF Marissa McBride
21 United States MF Elle Sweeney
22 United States MF Megan Flanaghan
23 United States FW Traci Dreesen
United States GK Katie Bell
United States DF Taryn Hemmings
United States MF Mariah Johnston
United States MF Kristin Medeiros
United States MF Jenna Oney


Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2003 2 USL W-League 3rd, Western
2004 1 USL W-League 5th, Western
2005 1 USL W-League 4th, Western
2006 1 USL W-League 4th, Western
2007 1 USL W-League 6th, Western
2008 1 USL W-League 4th, Western Did not qualify
2009 2 USL W-League 3rd, Western did not qualify

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