Thursday, February 7, 2013

Congratulations Casey Berrier, former ECFC WPSL player and captain, drafted by FC Kansas City

(Seattle, WA. February 7th, 2013) This year the Womens Premier Soccer League will consist of 3 leagues, WPSL Elite, WPSL and WPSL U20, as more and more interest has grown from not only home grown talent but from foreign players that will hope to build upon the shoulders of those from seasons past.
Warming up before training
One of our very own, Casey Berrier, has shown that determination and ambition can take not just one player, but a league, a club to the next level. Emerald City FC, congratulates the well deserved recognition that Casey has earned and ECFC wish her every success in her future endeavors.
"We are so proud of Casey and all the hard work she's put into her goal of playing professional soccer in the US. Our mission at Emerald City WPSL is to develop and prepare players looking to play at the next level and we're happy to be a part of her journey. We wish Casey the best of luck in Kansas City and know she'll represent the Emerald City well!"
- Niki Taylor, Head Coach ECFC WPSL 

Casey scores for PK-35
"Congratulations Casey Berrier, our captain from last year's Emerald City FC WPSL (Women's Premier Soccer League) team, has just been drafted by FC Kansas City in the NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) Supplemental Draft! Casey will join US Women's National Team players Nicole Barnhart, Lauren Cheney and Becky Sauerbrunn as well as Canadian National Team players Desiree Scott, Lauren Sesselmann and Mexican National Team players Renae Cuellar and Marylin Diaz on the roster in Kansas City. 
The other teams in the league are  Boston Breakers, Chicago Red Stars, FC Kansas City, Portland Thorns FC, Seattle Reign FC, Sky Blue FC, Washington Spirit and the Western New York Flash. More information about the league can be found at Information is also available via Twitter @NWSL.
Casey making time for Seattle area youth players
Casey worked as an assistant coach with several of our Emerald City FC teams last spring and summer before leaving to play professionally in Europe for PK 35 Vantaa in Finland. With PK 35, Casey played in two UEFA Champions League matches as well as featuring through the club season in Finland."
- Erik Oman ECFC DOC and Associate Coach for the ECFC WPSL team.
Want to learn more about the WPSL leagues? Click here
For more about our  Emerald City FC WPSL team please click here as more information and details are announced about the 2013 roster, tickets, schedule and fan activities.
ECFC is looking forward to another great year of womens soccer! interviews Casey