USL announced today the dates for the second annual USL W-League Combine. The event will be held Thursday, September 24 through Sunday, September 27 at Ed Radice Sports Complex in Northwest Tampa, Florida.
Players invited to the 2009 USL W-League Combine will be selected through an application process which begins today. In an attempt to raise the level of talent at the event, the acceptance numbers at the 2009 USL Women’s Combine will drop from 128 players to 90.
Players attending the 2009 USL W-League Combine will be housed at Mainsail Suites in west Tampa.
In 2008, Sky Blue FC gained the most from the USL W-League Combine, drafting 13 players who attended the combine. The Boston Breakers followed, bringing six players from the combine into their WPS camp. Players who attended the USL W-League Combine have accounted for 124 games played, 7,443 minutes played, six goals and five assists in WPS so far this season.
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