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Press leads all Americans with 35 goals
by Paul Kennedy, December 29th, 2013 8:39PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, nwsl, women's national team


[2013 IN REVIEW] Christen Press, who led the Swedish Damallsvenskan in scoring with 23 goals for second-place Tyreso, led all American women with 35 goals in all competitions in 2013. The top five goal scorers all played for the U.S. women's national team in 2013.

Three players who scored 15 or more goals played exclusively abroad: Beverly Goebel-Yanez, who recently completed the Japanese league and cup double with INAC Kobe Leonessa, Bayern Munich's Sarah Hagen, who was called into the December women's national team camp, and Monica Dolinsky, who helped Aland United with the Finnish league title.

Top American Scorers
1. Christen Press (35)

23 Swedish Damallsvenskan (Tyreso)
1 Swedish Cupen (Tyreso)
1 Swedish Super Cup (Tyreso)
4 UEFA Women's Champions League (Tyreso)
8 International friendlies

2. Abby Wambach (22)
11 NWSL regular season (Western NY Flash)
11 International friendlies

3. Lindsey Horan (21)
18 French Feminine Division 1 (Paris St. Germain)
3 Coupe de France (Paris St. Germain)

3. Sydney Leroux (21)
11 NWSL regular season (Boston Breakers)
10 International friendlies

5. Megan Rapinoe (17)
5 French Feminine Division 1 (Lyon)
5 NWSL regular season (Seattle Reign FC)
3 UEFA Women's Champions League (Lyon)
4 International friendlies

6. Beverly Goebel-Yanez (16)
15 Japanese Nadeshiko League (INAC Kobe Leonessa)
1 Japanese Empress's Cup (INAC Kobe Leonessa)

6. Sarah Hagen (16)
12 German Frauen-Bundesliga (Bayern Munich)
4 German Cup (Bayern Munich)

8. Monica Dolinsky (15)
11 Finnish Naisten Liiga regular season (Aland United)
4 Finnish Naisten Liiga championship round (Aland United)

8. Lauren Holiday (15)

12 NWSL regular season (KC Kansas City)
3 International friendlies

10. Alex Morgan (14)
8 NWSL regular season (Portland Thorns)
6 International friendlies

11. Carli Lloyd (13)
8 NWSL regular season (Western NY Flash)
2 NWSL playoffs (Western NY Flash)
3 International friendlies

12. Amber Brooks (10)
9 German Frauen-Bundesliga (Bayern Munich)
1 German Cup (Bayern Munich)

12. Samantha Monahan (10)
9 Finnish Naisten Liiga regular season (Honka)
1 Finnish Naisten Liiga regular season (Honka)

12. Erika Tymrak (10)
6 NWSL regular season (KC Kansas City)
1 NWSL playoffs (KC Kansas City)
2 German Cup (Bayern Munich)
1 International friendlies

Note: Players in top-level leagues.

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