|Based in||Piscataway, New Jersey|
|Colors||Red, Black, Gold, White|
Franchise history Edit
In 2001, the first year of the league’s existence, the Pride played its games at Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University but TD Bank Park in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey in 2002 to 2003. For 2004 to 2005, the Pride played its home games on Sprague Field at Montclair State University. The Pride made the league's playoffs in 2002 and 2003.
For the 2006 season, the Pride moved to the 5,000 seat stadium on the campus of Rutgers University which houses the Scarlet Knights’ soccer and lacrosse teams and is officially named The Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium at Yurcak Field in honor of Ronald N. Yurcak, a 1965 All-American Rutgers lacrosse player.
The team suspended operations after the 2008 season.
|New Jersey Pride|
|Year||W||L||Regular season finish||Playoffs|
|2001||8||6||3rd in National Division||Did not reach the playoffs|
|2002||7||7||2nd in National Division||Lost semifinal 19-11 to Lizards|
|2003||7||5||2nd in National Division||Lost semifinal 15-13 to Bayhawks|
|2004||1||11||3rd in National Division||Did not reach the playoffs|
|2005||2||10||3rd in National Division||Did not reach the playoffs|
|2006||5||7||3rd in Eastern Conference||Did not reach the playoffs|
|2007||4||8||6th in Eastern Conference||Did not reach the playoffs|
|2008||6||6||4th in Eastern Conference||Did not reach the playoffs|
|Totals||40||60||Regular Season Win % = .400||Total Playoff Record 0 - 2 |
Playoff Win % = .000
Former Stars Edit
- Jesse Hubbard. Princeton, 1998; 3-time NCAA National Champion, Princeton University with Jon Hess; Leading all-time scorer at Princeton; All NCAA Tournament Team, 1997 and 1998; All Ivy, 1997 and 1998. Hubbard was traded to the Los Angeles Riptide prior to the 2008 Season.
- Scott Urick. Georgetown, 2000; 2-time NCAA All-American and Captain; Georgetown’s all-time Leading Scorer; Georgetown’s All-Time Single Season and Career Leader in ground balls; Played on four NCAA Tournament Teams; NCAA North-South All-Star, 2000.
- Adam Doneger. Johns Hopkins, 2000-2003; two-time First Team All-American and co-captain; Scored a career-high 28 goals and seven assists in 2003; NCAA All-Tournament Team, 2002.
- Kyle Harrison. Johns Hopkins, 2005; National Player-of-the-Year, 2005 Tewaaraton Trophy Winner; 2005 National Champion and 1st overall selection in the 2005 College Draft. Harrison was also traded to the Los Angeles Riptide for the 2008 season.
- Matt Danowski. Duke, 2008; Tewaaraton Trophy Winner 2007; Acquired Second in the lacrosse draft. Took option of an extra year at Duke. Was expected to go first 2007
Award winners Edit
Coaches and others Edit
- Ted Georgalas 2001-05 (24-35)
- Brian Silcott 2005 (1-4)
- Peter Jacobs 2006- (15-21)
- Charlie Shoulberg 2001-2002 (General Manager)
- Bob Turco 2003-2004 (General Manager)
- Trey Reeder 2005-2007 (General Manager)
- Steve Ferretti 2002-2008 (Assistant General Manager, General Manager
- Robert Brown 2005-2008 (President)