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Columbus Eagles FC joins Women's Premier Soccer League
Columbus, OH – The Women's Premier Soccer League (“WPSL”) is pleased to announce that the Columbus Eagles FC has join the league for the 2014 season.
“We are pleased to have the Columbus Eagles FC join our women's competitive league for the 2014 season. We expect that Columbus will provide an excellent, competitive team that will represent the Columbus area well.” said the League Commissioner, Jerry Zanelli.
The Columbus Eagles FC will provide Columbus women's soccer fans an opportunity to join the growing women's soccer movement in the United States. The WPSL is one of the highest levels of women's soccer in the US surpassed only by the professional National Women's Soccer League (“NWSL”).
The Eagles will be playing in the Great Lakes division of the Mid-West Region of the WPSL. Other teams in the Great Lakes division include Detroit, Dayton, Cincinnati and Indianapolis.
Information about the team and how to become a sponsor or to purchase tickets can be found at the team's website: www.columbuseaglesfc.com
More information is expected to be released following tryouts on March 1, 2014.
About Columbus Eagles FC
The Columbus Eagles FC is a culmination of many years of watching the local Columbus women's soccer market evolve. While the men's game is served by the local MLS team, high level women's soccer players had no place to play after they finished their college careers.
Columbus Eagles FC was formed to meet this need.
The team will be made up of current and former college players who have played the game at a high level all of their careers and wish to continue into the future. The Eagles intend on making our matches events that you don't want to miss.
For current information on the club and how to become a sponsor and/or purchase tickets, please visit our website at: www.columbuseaglesfc.com
About Women's Premier Soccer League (“WPSL”)
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.
The WPSL was formed in 1998. It is sanctioned by the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) who is 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.
The WPSL season runs from May 1st to August 1st. There is a league championship tournament that is held the last weekend of July. The location of which is determined each year and is alternated to different parts of the country each year. Teams can expect to play 10-16 games during the season.
To learn more about the Columbus Eagles FC, please contact
Mark L. Wise, CEO, Coaching Director
P.O. Box 21602
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
Office: (614) 868-5033
To learn more about the Women's Premier Soccer League, please contact
Jerry Zanelli, League Commissioner
4041 American River Drive
Sacramento, CA 95864
Office: (800) 854-0913
Mark L. Wise