TSAFC’s WPSL squad to play four home matches prior to FC Tucson matches at Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand.

Tucson, AZ (Monday, April 22, 2013) — Today FC Tucson announced a partnership with Tucson Soccer Academy and its Women’s Premier Soccer League team that will include four doubleheaders featuring FC Tucson and TSAFC. The doubleheaders, which will take place on June 8, 15, 28 and July 6, will begin at 5:15 p.m. and be played at the Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand.

“We’re truly excited to be working with one of our many community partners in Tucson Soccer Academy,” said FC Tucson general manager Jon Pearlman. “FC Tucson is a huge supporter of the women’s game and we think TSAFC will give the top female players in and around Tucson a chance to develop their game for success at the collegiate and professional level. And the atmosphere at these doubleheaders should be electric when the soccer community comes together to support two local teams.”

In March, Tucson Soccer Academy joined the Women’s Premier Soccer League, becoming the league’s only Southern Arizona franchise. Head coach Amy Garelick, who currently coaches the TSA ’95 Girls Red, the defending state champions, will head a staff that includes assistant coaches Todd Garelick, Charlie Kendrick, David Cosgrove, Charlie MacCabe, and FC Tucson staff members Jeff Rogers and Kate Norton.

“For young girls to go out and watch a high level game in Tucson is so important for them,” said TSAFC head coach Amy Garelick. “They get to see great role models playing the game they love and that after their club experience there is something to aspire to besides going on and playing in college There’s something else out there”

Fans can catch TSAFC and FC Tucson by purchasing 2013 season ticket packages at www.fctucson.com. Ticket packages, which include tickets to all ten of FC Tucson’s home matches and the four doubleheaders, are only $100 (Reg. $120) for adults and $80 for youth ages 3-12. Children under three do not need a ticket.

FC Tucson’s 2013 PDL Home Schedule

Date Opponent Field Time
5/18/13 SoCal Seahorses Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 7:30 p.m.
6/6/13 OC Blues Strikers FC Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 7:30 p.m.
6/8/13 TSAFC Women v. St. George UnitedFresno Fuego Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 5:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
6/15/13 TSAFC Women v. Real Salt LakeReal Phoenix Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 5:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
6/28/13 TSAFC Women v. Utah StarzzVentura County Fusion Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 5:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
6/30/13 Ventura County Fusion Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 7:30 p.m.
7/6/13 TSAFC Women v. SC Del SolCTCL Men’s Winner Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 5:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
7/13/13 Los Angeles Misioneros Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 7:30 p.m.
7/16/13 Yucaipa All Stars Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 7:30 p.m.
7/20/13 BYU Cougars Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand 7:30 p.m.