2013 Boston Breakers season

The 2013 Boston Breakers season, is the club's eighth overall year of existence, fourth consecutive year, and first year as a member of the National Women's Soccer League.

Boston Breakers
2013 season
OwnerBoston Women's Soccer, LLC
Head Coach Lisa Cole
StadiumHarvard Stadium
Somerville, Massachusetts
NWSL5th
Highest home attendance3012 vs. Portland
(August 7, 2013)
Lowest home attendance1246 vs. Washington Spirit
(May 15, 2013)
Average home league attendance2428

Highest Attendance

Background

The foundation of the league was announced on November 21, 2012, with Portland selected as a host for one of the eight teams.[1]

Lisa Cole was announced as the head coach on December 7, 2012 returning after leading the Breakers during a successful run in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite the previous year.[2]

Club

Executive staff

Ownership Group Boston Women's Soccer, LLC
Managing Partner Michael Stoller
General Manager Lee Billiard
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Dilboy Stadium (3,500 / 110x70 yards)

Updated to match played March 7, 2013
Source: 

Coaching staff

Position Staff
Head Coach Lisa Cole
Assistant Coach Maren Rojas
Assistant Coach Kristine Lilly
Goalkeeper Coach Jason Hamilton
Technical Advisor Marcia McDermott

Roster

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

No. Position Player
2 FW Sydney Leroux
3 FW Kate Howarth
4 DF Cat Whitehill
5 MF Lisa-Marie Woods
7 DF Rhian Wilkinson
8 DF Julie King
9 MF Heather O'Reilly
10 FW Lianne Sanderson
11 MF Joanna Lohman
No. Position Player
12 FW Katie Schoepfer
14 DF Kia McNeill
17 FW Kyah Simon
19 FW Adriana Leon
20 MF Mariah Nogueira
22 GK Cecilia Santiago
24 GK Ashley Phillips
25 FW Jo Dragotta

Competitions

Key

  Win   Tie   Loss

Regular Season

April

May

June

July

August

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Western New York Flash 22 10 8 4 36 20 +16 38 NWSL Shield
2 FC Kansas City 22 11 5 6 34 22 +12 38 NWSL Playoffs
3 Portland Thorns FC (C) 22 11 5 6 32 25 +7 38
4 Sky Blue FC 22 10 6 6 31 26 +5 36
5 Boston Breakers 22 8 6 8 35 34 +1 30
6 Chicago Red Stars 22 8 6 8 32 36 4 30
7 Seattle Reign FC 22 5 3 14 22 36 14 18
8 Washington Spirit 22 3 5 14 16 39 23 14
Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(C) Champion.

Results summary

OverallHomeAway
PldPtsWLTGFGAGDWLTGFGAGDWLTGFGAGD
22 30 8 8 6 35 34  +1 5 3 3 22 16  +6 3 5 3 13 18  −5

Last updated: August 17, 2013
Source:
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by round

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223
GroundHAAHAAHAHAHHHAAAHAAHHAA
ResultDPWWDLWLDLLLWDWDLLWDWWL
Source: Match results
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss; P = Postponed
Notes: match 18 was a rescheduled match 2

Squad statistics

Key to positions: FW – Forward, MF – Midfielder, DF – Defender, GK – Goalkeeper

Note: jersey numbers were reassigned during the season, when a player left and another joined

NNatPosNameGPGSMinGAWGShotSOGCroCKOffFoulFSYCRC
5DFJazmyne Avant11119900101030061200
25MFJo Dragotta106565000003006110
18MFMaddy Evans112370000302003400
23FWElizabeth Guess1015010000000000
3FWKate Howarth4026000000000000
8DFJulie King212118620105330310700
19FWAdriana Leon61163100310003200
2FWSydney Leroux19191694112462301301511910
11MFJoanna Lohman22211897200126212141520
14DFKia McNeill21211890000400007320
23DFMelinda Mercado1190000000002000
19DFCarmelina Moscato5176000000001100
20MFMariah Nogueira20161408310117202141810
9MFHeather O'Reilly20201734563433235541511610
10FWLianne Sanderson22211913570411511121163300
23FWKatie Schoepfer20141080210311393697200
17FWKyah Simon1711106833041226199800
4DFCat Whitehill2222197812020815007610
7DFRhian Wilkinson1411913211739016910
5MFLisa-Marie Woods4168000310001100
NNatPosNameGPGSMinWLTShotSOGSavGAGA/GPenPKFSO
1GKAlyssa Naeher987654221124736111.222012
24GKAshley Phillips11119452541175132201.818111
22GKCecilia Santiago3327021032141131001

See also

References

  1. "U.S. Soccer to announce new women's professional league today". Leagues. Soccer Wire. November 21, 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  2. Linehan, Meg. "Lisa Cole discusses return to Breakers, new league". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  3. Husted. "NWSL TO RESCHEDULE FC KANSAS CITY VS BOSTON BREAKERS GAME". FC Kansas City. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
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