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New Jersey Wildcats

The New Jersey Wildcats are an American women’s soccer team, founded by Vincent Baldino in 1996. 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 Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference against the D.C. United Women, New Jersey Rangers, Long Island Rough Riders, New York Magic and North Jersey Valkyries.

New Jersey Wildcats
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Full nameNew Jersey Wildcats
Nickname(s)The Wildcats
Founded1996
GroundMercer County Community College Stadium
ChairmanKevin McDermott
ManagerSocrates Nicolaidis
LeagueUSL W-League
20088th, Northeast Division

The team plays its home games in the stadium at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey, 11 miles northeast of downtown Trenton, New Jersey. The club's colors are white and blue.

PlayersEdit

2012 rosterEdit

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

No. Position Player
19   MF Yael Averbuch
23   MF Rachel Breton
20   MF Amber Brooks
  DF Lauren Budzinski
16   DF Catherine Chukuka
11   FW Grace Correll
8   DF Brittany Cummins
  GK Sage Dovale
12   MF Kristen Edmonds
9   DF Kaitlyn Fare
5   FW Maya Hayes
13   FW Rachael Ivanicki
2   MF Andie Lakin
No. Position Player
22   FW Meghan Ledwith
18   DF Tori Leigh
22   FW Andrea Lopez
  Jesse McDonough
7   DF Taylor Mims
10   FW Esmeralda Negron
10   MF Kylee Rossi
99   GK Chanté Sandiford
21   DF Daryl Schwenck
0   GK Lauren Smedley
6   DF Morgan Stith
1   GK Faith Sugerman
4   DF Elizabeth Troutman

Roster 2009Edit

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Robyn Jones
3   DF Morgan Golden
4   MF Michelle Verzi
5   MF Nicole Canning
6   DF Chelsea Regan
7   MF Ashley Lunemann
8   FW Amy Hoyer
9   DF Corinne Bildstein
10   MF Aimee Bresani
11   MF Lisa Chinn
13   FW Jill Camburn
14   DF Ali Kliment
16   FW Kaila Sciascia
17   DF Su-Lin DelGuercio
18   MF Stephanie Maurer
21   MF Kimberly Lisun
22   MF Daniella Alizzo
No. Position Player
23   DF Lissette Brandao
24   MF Kaylyn Mahon
41   GK Elizabeth Cook
  MF Stephanie Covello
  MF Samantha Germano
  MF Ashley Jones
  DF Abby Lambert
  DF Kristie Lang
  MF Kerry Little
  MF Valentina Montero
  MF Esmeraldo Negron
  DF Casey Ramirez
  MF Leia Rispoli
12   FW Rachel Breton
  FW Kylee Rossi
  FW Lauren Ruta
  DF Jennie Vartebedian
  DF Amanda Wheeler

Year-by-yearEdit

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2003 2 USL W-League 3rd, Northeast
2004 1 USL W-League 1st, Northeast W-League Runners-Up
2005 1 USL W-League 1st, Northeast Champions
2006 1 USL W-League 1st, Northeast Conference Finals
2007 1 USL W-League 5th, Northeast Did not qualify
2008 1 USL W-League 8th, Northeast Did not qualify

Notable former playersEdit

The following former players have played at the professional and/or international level:

HonorsEdit

  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2006
  • USL W-League Champions 2005
  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2005
  • USL W-League Northeast Division Champions 2004

CoachesEdit

StadiumsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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