How they got to Nationals
The 2011-2012 National League champs began their quest to return to nationals by winning the Eastern Pennsylvania State Cup for a sixth time. The Strikers went undefeated through the Region I Championship while scoring 20 goals and only conceding three. The Strikers captured their third Region I Championship by beating Oakwood SC 4-1.
National Championship Series History
State Champs 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Region Champs: 2007, 2011, 2012
2008 Regionals: Semifinalist
2009 Regionals: (2-0-1) Did not advance past group stage.
2010 Regionals: (1-1-1) Did not advance past group stage.
2011-2012 National League Champions (5-0-1)
2010-2011 National League Blue Division 6th place (1-3-3)
2008-2009 Natinal League Runner-up
2009: National Championships 3rd place (1-1-1)
2011 National Championships: 4th place (1-1-1)
Daija Griffin tied for fifth in goals scored at the 2012 Region I Championships and tied for third in goals scored in the 2011-2012 National League.
Cassandra Pecht and Gabriella Carbone were among the top-10 scorers in the Region I Championships.
Emily Armstrong - Boston College
Gabriella Carbone - LaSalle
Trisha Clark - Elizabethtown
Gina DiTaranto - Deleware
Brendi Ernst - Temple
Daija Griffin - South Carolina
Melanie Insley - Elon
Kelly Kerrigan - James Madison
Jillian McVicker - Ohio State
Erin Mikolai - Penn
Madeline Parker - Delaware
Stevi Parker - South Carolina
Cassandra Pecht - Duke
Morgan Popko - North Carolina Wilmington
Cheyenne Spade - North Carolina State
Taylor Trusky - Pittsburgh
Region I Premier League Champs: 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
Founded FC Pennsylvania in 1997
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