June 20th, 2013. Xenia Ohio. The OGFC Women’s team played 2 games this past weekend and dominated both games with multiple goals in each. The team played Fort Wayne FC in Fort Wayne, Friday June 14th, winning that game 5-1. They followed up on Sunday June 16th, with a shut out, 8-0 in a follow up match against Fort Wayne FC. Chris Black, the coach of the Ohio Galaxies FC WPSL team commented “The weekend was really exciting, winning 5-1 and 8-0. We are now in first place and have a huge goal difference.” Coach Black stated “We have 2 games left to the season and now in the driver’s seat to host the Midwest Regional tournament.”
Meghan Blank, playing at the University of Dayton scored 3 goals over the weekend and Rose Lavelle, who plays at the University of Wisconsin, scored 4 goals. There are 2 games left in the OGFC schedule before entering and possibly hosting the Midwest Regional tournament. On Sunday, June 30th, the team is hosted by Indiana United. 2:00 pm at Zionsville High School. OGFC plays Indiana United at home, Wright State Alumni Stadium on Sunday July 7th at 2:00pm.
The WPSL roster is comprised of both high school and collegiate level players from the Dayton and Cincinnati area. Collegiate level players represent the following local universities: Wright State University, University of Dayton, University of Cincinnati, and Xavier University. In addition, the roster includes players from the Dayton and Cincinnati area that played in the following universities from across the Midwest and southeast: Butler University, Louisville University, St. Louis University, Youngstown State and Campbell University. More information on the team can be found at www.ohiogalaxiesfc.com
The WPSL was formed in 1998. It is sanctioned by the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) as an affiliate of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), the ruling body of soccer in the United States and FIFA the world’s ruling body for soccer. Teams in the WPSL are comprised of current or former college players and high school age players. The WPSL is an exciting, growing league whose focus is strictly upon the development and promotion of women soccer players. The Women’s Premier Soccer League is an independent national league whose main focus is on the development of highly competitive premier women’s soccer teams. The WPSL also makes every effort to bring quality soccer to all levels of the community and to promote the stature of female athletes as role models for our youth. More information can be found at www.wpsl.info/