Hudson Valley Quickstrike FC Lady Blues

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Johansson, Taylor React to League Honors

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NEWBURGH, NY – Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues forward Angelika Johansson was named the 2009 W-League Most Valuable Player and defender Brittany Taylor was named 2009 W-League Defender of the Year on Wednesday, culminating a successful first season for the Lady Blues.

Pali Tops Lady Blues, Advances to Title Game

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NEWBURGH, NY - The Pali Blues defeated the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues 4-0 on Friday in a W-League Semifinal match that featured a battle of unbeatens.

The win means that Pali advances to the W-League Championship to defend its 2008 title against the winner of the other semifinal between Washington and Ottawa Saturday night.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues to Face Defending Champion Pali Blues in W-League Semifinal

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues will take on the Western Conference Champion and defending W-League Champion Pali Blues in a W-League national semifinal on Friday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m. at Newburgh Free Academy.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Weekly Update: July 22

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues clinched the W-League Regular Season Championship on Sunday, defeating the New York Magic 2-0. The win also means that the Lady Blues completed their first regular season as a franchise with an undefeated record of 12-0-2, 38 pts.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Defeat New York, Clinch Regular Season Title

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues clinched the W-League Regular Season Championship on Sunday, defeating the New York Magic 2-0. The win also means that the Lady Blues complete their first regular season as a franchise with an undefeated record of 12-0-2, 38 pts.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Tie Washington, Inch Closer to Regular Season Title

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BOYDS, MD – Fresh off of a 4-0 win over New Jersey at home in front of a record crowd of 2,203 Wednesday, the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues tied the second place Washington Freedom in Boyds, MD. The win keeps the Lady Blues (11-0-2, 35 pts.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Defeat New Jersey 4-0 in Front of Record Crowd

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the New Jersey Wildcats 4-0 Wednesday in front of a season-high 2,203 fans at Newburgh Free Academy. The win keeps the Lady Blues (11-0-1, 34 pts.) undefeated and atop the W-League Northeast Division.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Weekly Update: July 14

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues stayed undefeated after beating Long Island 4-2 on Wednesday and Connecticut 5-0 on Sunday. The two victories, combined with other league results, helped the Lady Blues (10-0-1, 31 pts.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Topple Connecticut 5-0

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NEW HAVEN, CONN – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the Connecticut Passion 5-0 Sunday to stay undefeated and atop the W-League Northeast Division.

Angelika Johansson, who leads the league in goals and points, led the way with four assists and Elise Fugowski and Whitney Palmer had a pair of goals each.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Top Long Island 4-2, Clinch Playoff Berth

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the Long Island Rough Riders 4-2 on Wednesday to improve to 9-0-1 (28 pts.) on the season and reclaim the top spot in the W-League Northeast Division. The win also means that the Hudson Valley clinches a spot in the W-League Playoffs.

More Than A Soccer Club: Quickstrike Lady Blues Making Impact in Community

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NEWBURGH, NY – Fans have heard it before: Quickstrike FC is more than just a soccer club. If there was not enough evidence of that already, the Quickstrike Lady Blues have been out in the community proving it.

All season, players from the Lady Blues have been out in the community, giving back to the thousands of fans that have turned out for Lady Blues home games and events.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Down New Jersey Wildcats 3-0

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the New Jersey Wildcats 3-0 on Wednesday to stay undefeated and atop the W-League Northeast Division.

Forward Angelika Johansson led the way with two goals for the Hudson Valley (8-0-1, 25 pts.

Wildcats Put Up Strong Fight Against Unbeaten Hudson Valley

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New Jersey Proves Resiliency in Testing of Quickstrike Lady Blues

Trenton, N.J. (Wednesday, July 1, 2009) - After lightning caused a postponement of a match between the New Jersey Wildcats (5-4-1) and Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues (8-0-1) last Friday night, these two clubs faced off tonight in a highly-contested affair at the College of New Jersey.

Palmer Hat Trick Lifts Undefeated Quickstrike Lady Blues Over Long Island 4-2

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the Long Island Rough Riders behind a Whitney Palmer hat trick on Sunday to stay undefeated and atop the W-League Northeast Division.

Long Island opened the scoring in the 5th minute when Erin Pardini put the visitors ahead.

Quickstrike Lady Blues Host Long Island on Sunday Looking to Stay Undefeated

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues look to stay atop the W-League Northeast Division on Sunday when they host the Long Island Rough Riders. The game kicks off at 5 p.m. at Academy Field on the campus of Newburgh Free Academy.

The Quickstrike Lady Blues (6-0-1, 19 pts.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Weekly Update: June 23

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The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the Western Mass Lady Pioneers 1-0 on Saturday to stay undefeated and atop the W-League Northeast Division.

Angelika Johansson scored the game's only goal in the 60th minute to help lift the Quickstrike Lady Blues. The goal was her eighth of the season, which ties her for the league lead.

Quickstrike Lady Blues Defeat Western Mass 1-0 to Stay Undefeated

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The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues defeated the Western Mass Lady Pioneers 1-0 on Saturday to stay undefeated and atop the W-League Northeast Division.

Angelika Johansson scored the game's only goal in the 60th minute to help lift the Quickstrike Lady Blues.

Quickstrike Lady Blues: Taylor and DaCosta Finding Success at the International Level

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DaCosta, Taylor, Benefiting from Professional Environment Locally and Internationally

Newburgh, NY – For the past week, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues midfielder Amanda DaCosta has been training with the United States U-23 National Team in Lorain, Ohio, a Northeast Ohio town that is home to the Premier Soccer Academies.

Undefeated Quickstrike Lady Blues Host Western Mass Saturday; Sky Blue FC Visits

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The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues return home Saturday night to take on the Western Mass Lady pioneers at 7 p.m. at Academy Field on the campus of Newburgh Free Academy.

The Quickstrike Lady Blues (5-0-1, 16 pts) remain unbeaten and in first place in the W-League Northeast Division after tying the Boston Renegades 1-1 at Harvard Stadium on Wednesday night.

Quickstrike Lady Blues Tie Boston Renegades 1-1

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The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues played the Boston Renegades to a 1-1 draw at Harvard Stadium on Wednesday.

Quickstrike Lady Blues midfielder Mercede Koning opened the scoring in just the 9th minute. Koning overlapped Kristen Edmonds and sent a cross toward forward Angelika Johansson.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues v. Boston Renegades: Game Notes

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Game Notes:

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues vs. Boston Renegades
Harvard Stadium, Cambridge, MA
June 17, 2009
4 p.m.

The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues enter the game with a record of 5-0-0 (15 pts.) and stand in first place in the W-League Northeast Division.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues Weekly Update: June 15

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues persevered to pull out a 1-0 victory over the Connecticut Passion on Friday night at Academy Field on the campus of Newburgh Free Academy.

Brittany Taylor scored the game's only goal in the 56th minute when she settled an Ashleigh Gunning corner kick and placed the ball into the upper netting of the goal.

Quickstrike Lady Blues Remain Undefeated After 1-0 Win Over Connecticut

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NEWBURGH, NY – The Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues persevered to pull out a 1-0 victory over the Connecticut Passion on Friday night at Academy Field on the campus of Newburgh Free Academy.

Brittany Taylor scored the game's only goal in the 56th minute when she settled an Ashleigh Gunning corner kick and placed the ball into the upper netting of the goal.

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Johansson Named to W-League Team of the Week

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NEWBURGH, NY – Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues forward Angelika Johansson has been named to the W-League Team of the Week for her efforts in last week's two road wins over Long Island and Connecticut.

Johansson had a goal in the Hudson Valley's 4-2 comeback over Long Island on Wednesday, July 8, and notched four assists in a 5-0 win over Connecticut on Sunday.