POSTED: Thursday March 5th 2009

Women’s Professional Soccer Preseason Underway

Team Training Camps Open across the Country Just One Month before WPS Inaugural Match

SAN FRANCISCO (March 3, 2009) – The seven franchises of Women’s Professional Soccer opened up preseason training in the past 48 hours with players reporting for light work-outs and physicals on Sunday and more formal practices on Monday. The month of March will feature more than 20 exhibitions, scrimmages and preseason games involving WPS teams with the highlights including Saturday, March 14, when four WPS teams square off in preseason games and March 21, when four WPS teams will be in action against college and club teams. The first preseason game for a WPS franchise will be Friday’s scrimmage for the Boston Breakers against the University of Connecticut at Storrs, CT. The Chicago Red Stars play in a round robin tournament against Northwestern and Purdue on Saturday, March 7.

Preliminary Team Rosters: Rosters_At a Glance.pdf

Team-by-team Preseason Schedule: Schedules_At a Glance2.pdf

More information on the WPS preseason can be found at: <>

WPS Preseason Game Calendar

Friday, March 6
Boston Breakers vs. Univ. of Connecticut (Storrs, Conn.)                Scrimmage

Saturday, March 7
Chicago Red Stars vs. Northwestern & Purdue (Lake Barrington, IL) Round Robin

Tuesday, March 10
Los Angeles Sol vs. USC (Carson, CA)                                             Scrimmage

Wednesday, March 11
Boston Breakers vs. Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Mass.)              Scrimmage
FC Gold Pride vs. California (Danville, CA)                                     Scrimmage

Thursday, March 12
Chicago Red Stars vs. University of Miami (TBD)                            Practice Game

Saturday, March 14
FC Gold Pride vs. Los Angeles Sol (Carson, CA)                             Preseason Game
Sky Blue FC vs. Washington Freedom (Germantown, MD)             Preseason Game

Tuesday, March 17
FC Gold Pride vs. Los Angeles Sol (Carson, CA)                             Closed Scrimmage

Wednesday, March 18
Boston Breakers vs. Chicago Red Stars (Lauderhilll, FL)                 Preseason Game

Friday, March 20
Sky Blue FC vs. Univ. of North Carolina (Greensboro, NC)             Exhibition

Saturday, March 21
Boston Breakers vs. University of Florida (Sunrise, FL)                   Scrimmage
Los Angeles Sol vs. ODP Boys (Carson, CA)                                   Scrimmage
FC Gold Pride vs TBD (USF – San Francisco, CA)                          Exhibition
Saint Louis Athletica vs. Notre Dame (Edwardsville, IL)                 Closed Scrimmage

Sunday, March 22
Washington Freedom vs. North Carolina (Wilmington, NC)             Exhibition

Saturday, March 28
Chicago Red Stars vs. University of Notre Dame (TBD)                  Practice Game
FC Gold Pride vs. California Storm – WPSL (TBD)                         Practice Game

Tuesday, March 31
Chicago Red Stars vs. University of Illinois (Champaign, IL)        Practice Game

Saturday, April 4
Washington Freedom vs. Virginia (Germantown, MD)                     Practice Game

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Keywords · Women’s Professional Soccer · football

Name: Robert Penner
Organization: Women's Professional Soccer
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