Western Mass Lady Pioneers

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Western Mass Lady Pioneers
Full nameWestern Mass Lady Pioneers
Nickname(s)Pioneers
Founded2004
GroundLusitano Stadium
Capacity3,000
ChairmanPortugal Celso Correia
ManagerUnited States Chris Mogavero
LeagueUSL W-League
20086th, Northern Division

Western Mass Lady Pioneers were an American women’s soccer team, founded in 2004. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team played in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The team folded after the 2009 season.

The team played its home games at Lusitano Stadium in the city of Ludlow, Massachusetts. The team's colours was black, white and red.

The team was a sister organization of the men's Western Mass Pioneers team, which plays in the USL Second Division.

Players[edit]

Squad 2015[edit]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
0 GK United States USA Brianna Butcher
1 GK Australia AUS Erin Herd
2 DF United States USA Mary Bircher
4 FW United States USA Joanna Haqq
5 FW United States USA Carolyn Rivett
6 MF United States USA Amanda Markham
7 MF United States USA Kacey Busque
8 MF United States USA Samantha Fortier
10 FW Brazil BRA Elaine Fontes
11 MF United States USA Brooke Johns
12 DF United States USA Rachel Richards
13 MF United States USA Meagan Belanger
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 DF England ENG Karen Ray
15 DF New Zealand NZL Hannah Bromley
18 MF United States USA Holly Tyser
20 MF United States USA Therese Smith
23 DF United States USA Carlene Holness
24 DF United States USA Jillian Kusek
25 MF United States USA Ariel Werbicki
MF United States USA Cassandra Ashwell
GK United States USA Katherine Delude
MF United States USA Lauren Francisco
MF United States USA Amanda Mundorf

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2004 1 USL W-League 2nd, New England
2005 1 USL W-League 4th, Northeast Divisional Round
2006 1 USL W-League 2nd, Northeast Conference Semifinals
2007 1 USL W-League 8th, Northeast Did not qualify
2008 1 USL W-League 6th, Northern Did not qualify
2009 2 USL W-League 8th, Northeast did not qualify

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