Marta named Player of the Year
[WPS] As expected, Brazilian star Marta won the Michelle Akers Player of the Year Award as the top player in the 2009 Women's Professional Soccer season. Winners of WPS year-end Award awards were announced during WPS's Awards Gala on the eve of Sunday's 2009 WPS All-Star Game in Fenton, Mo.
In addition, Joe Cummings, former President & GM of the Boston Breakers, was honored for his contributions to WPS. He takes over as executive director of the NSCAA in September.
2009 Michelle Akers Player of the Year Award
Marta, Los Angeles Sol
2009 Puma Golden Boot Award
Marta, Los Angeles Sol
2009 MedImmune Defender of the Year
Amy LePeilbet, Boston Breakers
2009 AdvoCare Coach of the Year
Abner Rogers, Los Angeles Sol
2009 Coast Guard Goalkeeper of the Year
Hope Solo, Saint Louis Athletica
2009 Hint Water Sportswoman of the Year
Christie Rampone Sky Blue FC
Umea coach Mika Sankala -- who thinks Sweden's league is still better -- previews All-Star Game:
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