on Being Drafted into the Women's Professional Soccer League
Congratulations to 2 former FC Bucks standout players on being drafted into the newly formed Women’s Professional Soccer League. Jillian Loyden (Pick # 37 by St. Louis Athletica), Christie Shaner (Pick #25 by Sky Blue FC -New York/ New Jersey) were drafted by one of the original 7 teams as part of the inaugural season for the WPS which kicks off play in April 2009. Starting with the 2010 season, Philadelphia will have its own WPS franchise. (CLICK HERE for more info on the Philadelphia team.)
Both players were members of the FC Bucks Challenge team coached by Eddie Leigh and the Challenge, among many other accomplishments were most recently U23 National Finalists. Everyone at CRUSA/FC Bucks wishes all the best to these outstanding players and congratulations on this great accomplishment.