[W-LEAGUE: Awards]The Laval Comets, the top seeds at this weekend's W-League Championship, had two players named to the 2013 all-league team: goalkeeper Genevieve Richard and defender Kathryn Acton.
Laval’s opponent in Friday’s W-League semifinal, the Carolina Elite Cobras, is represented by defender Blakely Mattern. Midfielder Ashley Nick of the Western Conference champion Pali Blues was selected after serving as one of Pali’s offensive catalysts with seven goals in 12 games.
2013 All-W-League Team:
GK – Genevieve Richard, Laval Comets
D – Kathryn Acton, Laval Comets
D – Danielle Johnson, Bay Area Breeze
D – Blakely Mattern, Carolina Elite Cobras
D – Brooke Spence, Colorado Rapids Women
MF – Melissa Busque, Seattle Sounders Women
MF – Alyscha Mottershead, Ottawa Fury
MF – Ashley Nick, Pali Blues
F – Kristen Hamilton, Colorado Rapids Women
F – Shan Jones, Virginia Beach Piranhas
F – Savannah Jordan, Atlanta Silverbacks