Santa Clarita Blue Heat

Santa Clarita Blue Heat

Santa Clarita Blue Heat
Full name Santa Clarita Blue Heat Soccer Club
Nickname(s) The Blue Heat
Founded 2008
Stadium
capacity
7,500
Chairman Carlos Marroquin
Manager Carlos Marroquin
League USL W-League
2014 6th, Western Conference
Playoffs: DNQ

Santa Clarita Blue Heat is an American women's soccer team, founded in 2008. The club was known as the Ventura County Fusion for its first two years of existence. The team is a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team plays in the Western Conference against the Colorado Force, Colorado Rush, LA Strikers, Pali Blues, Seattle Sounders Women, and Victoria Highlanders Women.

The team plays its home games at Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, California. During the Fusion days, they played at Bulldog Stadium on the grounds of Buena High School in the city of Ventura, California.

The team had been a sister organization of the men's Ventura County Fusion team, which plays in the USL Premier Development League.

Players

Current Roster 2015

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 GK Cynthia Jacobo
2 DF Janeth Arroyo
3 DF Tara Corcoran
4 MF Corina Villegas
5 MF Alexa Ngo
7 MF Stacey Rodwell
8 MF Kelsey Gudgeon
9 MF Ana Borges
10 FW Natalia Gomez Junco
11 MF Samantha Pena
12 FW Kristina Hulse
13 FW Connie Caliz
14 FW Carla Quijada
15 DF Katie Russ
16 MF Yadira Toraya
18 DF Gabrielle Arnone
19 DF Diane Hare
20 MF Elizabeth Franco
21 FW Kasandra Massey
23 MF Rhianne Parsons
27 DF Heather Cooke
29 MF Gabriela Godines
30 GK Amanda Johnson
31 GK Thannia Huerta
32 GK Katherine Koury

Notable former players

Year-by-year

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
2008 2 USL W-League 7th, Western Did not qualify
2009 2 USL W-League 6th, Western Did not qualify
2010 2 USL W-League 5th, Western Did not qualify
2011 2 USL W-League 1st, Western Conference Final
2012 2 USL W-League 5th, Western Did not qualify
2013 2 USL W-League 6th, Western Did not qualify
2014 2 USL W-League 6th, Western Did not qualify
2015 2 USL W-League 4th, Western Did not qualify

External links

  • Santa Clarita Blue Heat website
  • Santa Clarita Blue Heat on USL Soccer