[AWARDS]The Pali Blues, who will be seeking their third league title this weekend after claiming the Western Conference championship, led all teams with four players chosen to the 2012 W-League All-League Team.
Blues goalkeeper Anna Maria Picarelli, defender Sasha Andrews, midfielder Sarah Huffman and forward Lynn Williams were among the selections.
The league’s leading scorer, Grace Hawkins (17 goals for the Long Island Rough Riders) and Williams (10 goals) were joined by the Quebec City Amiral’s Imen Trodi on the front line.
Other selections included a pair of U.S. internationals: defender Stephanie Cox of the Seattle Sounders Women and midfielder Yael Averbuch of the New Jersey Wildcats.
2012 W-League All-League Team
GK – Anna Maria Picarelli, Pali Blues
D – Sasha Andrews, Pali Blues
D – Vaila Barsley, Long Island Rough Riders
D – Stephanie Cox, Seattle Sounders Women
D – Cindy Walsh, Laval Comets
MF – Yael Averbuch, New Jersey Wildcats
MF – Sarah Huffman, Pali Blues
MF – Veronica Perez, Seattle Sounders Women
F – Grace Hawkins, Long Island Rough Riders
F – Imen Trodi, Quebec City Amiral
F – Lynn Williams, Pali Blues