FCKC's Barnhart named top goalie
[NWSL] FC Kansas City goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart was voted the NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year, beating out Western New York
rookie Adrianna Franch and Portland's Karina LeBlanc, who finished tied for second in the voting.
Barnhart, 31, led the NWSL with 10 shutouts and ranked third in goals-against average (0.95) and fifth in saves (67).
The U.S. national team keeper recorded five shutouts in seven games
June 30-July 28, part of a league-best 10-game unbeaten streak during which the Blues took the lead in the NWSL.
Franch, who was also second in the Rookie of the Year balloting, led the
league with a 0.91 GAA, playing all but two minutes for the Flash.
LeBlanc ranked fourth among all keepers who played at least half of the season with a 1.09 GAA.
LeBlanc finished tied for third in the league in shutouts with seven.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Keith Olbermann skewers Colorado Rapids president Oct. 22, 2:23 a.m. |
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Rapids president Tim Hinchey made Keith Olbermann's the “World's Worst Person ... Real Salt Lake angling for highest possible finish Oct. 22, 1:12 a.m.
[MLS: Week 33] The concept of a "bogey" team -- a foe that no matter how ... Portland Timbers exit after stunning defeat in Honduras Oct. 22, 1:06 a.m.
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The Portland Timbers exited the Concacaf Champions League Tuesday when they suffered their ... Concacaf Women's Championship Scoreboard Oct. 21, 11:41 p.m.
[ROUNDUP: Tuesday] Just like in 2010, the USA will face Mexico in the semifinals at the ... Pep Guardiola: 'It's not normal to win, 7-1' Oct. 21, 8:22 p.m.
[UCL: Week 3] It was Germany-Brazil all over again. Bayern Munich with five German World Cup ... MLS set to break season attendance record Oct. 21, 6:24 p.m.
[CROWD COUNT] Major League Soccer is set to break its record for average attendance set in ... What They're Saying: Oli Makin Oct. 21, 3:36 p.m.
"I can't thank [the] police enough. It has saved the club a fortune and the players ... Soccer America Women's Top 25 Oct. 21, 5:22 a.m.
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA, Florida State and Stanford remained 1-2-3 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 ... Soccer America Men's Top 25 Oct. 21, 5:20 a.m.
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] Creighton moved ahead of Washington into the No. 1 spot in the Soccer America ... Soccer America Power Rankings Oct. 21, 12:58 a.m.
[MLS: Week 32] A classic encounter left the LA Galaxy, No. 1 in the Soccer America ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives