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Silverbacks capture first championship
by Paul Kennedy, August 1st, 2011 1:30AM

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[W-LEAGUE] The Atlanta Silverbacks won their first W-League title with a 6-1 win over the Ottawa Fury in Sunday's final at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Wash

Atlanta got first-half goals from Jamie Pollock and Susannah Dennis and put the game away with goals from Alexa Newfield, Megan Tomlinson, Sarah Bennett and Dennis after the Fury was reduced to 10 players following a red card.

The title caps an impressive season for the Silverbacks, who earned their fifth consecut ive Atlantic Division title in 2011. Atlanta only lost one match all season to finish 13-1-0.

The Vancouver Whitecaps took third place with a 2-1 win over the Seattle Sounders.

2011 W-League Awards:
Most Valuable Player – Mallory Outerbridge, Ottawa Fury
Rookie of the Year – Sydney Leroux, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Defender of the Year – Amanda Fancher, Ottawa Fury
Coach of the Year – Dominic Oliveri, Ottawa Fury
Goalkeeper of the Year – Cynthia Jacobo, Santa Clarita Blue Heat



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