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Parker is first repeat MVP winner
July 29th, 2010 5:02PM
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[AWARDS] Six years after her first award, Kelly Parker of W-League finalist Buffalo Flash became the first repeat winner of the MVP award in league history.

Parker topped the 2010 W-League in goals and points and led the Flash to Saturday's W-League title game against Vancouver (TV: Fox Soccer Channel, 10 p.m. ET).

She was also chosen as league MVP in 2004 and was selected to the All-League Team in 2004, 2005 and 2007 with Ottawa.

Rookie of the Year – Rashidah Sherman, New York Magic
There wasn’t much doubt about the recipient of the 2010 W-League Rookie of the Year Award.  Sherman finished second to Parker in goals and points and was also an MVP finalist.

Defender of the Year – Sue Weber, Long Island Rough Riders
Weber anchored the Long Island defense this season and added a goal and two assists in the process.  She also captured the honor in 2008.

Goalkeeper of the Year – Alyssa Whitehead, Charlotte Lady Eagle
In 10 games, Whitehead allowed only four goals while leading Charlotte into the conference playoffs after a second-place finish in the Atlantic Division.  

Coach of the Year – Hubert Busby, Jr. – Vancouver Whitecaps
The Caps won three games in 2009, but Busby has them on the verge of a title.  Included in Vancouver’s impressive season are three wins against the two-time champion Pali Blues and a semifinal upset of the regular-season champion Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues.

2010 W-League All-League Team
GK – Alyssa Whitehead, Charlotte Lady Eagles
D – Sue Weber, Long Island Rough Riders
D – Christie Shaner, Pali Blues
D – Gabriella Toulouse, Washington Freedom Futures
D – Sarah Wagenfuhr, Colorado Rush
MF – Kelly Parker, Buffalo Flash
MF – Megan Tomlinson, Atlanta Silverbacks
MF – Gabriela Demoner, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
F – Rashidah Sherman, New York Magic
F – Melissa Tancredi, Vancouver Whitecaps
F – Omolyn Davis, Washington Freedom Futures

2010 W-League All-Conference Teams
Eastern Conference
GK – Alyssa Whitehead, Charlotte Lady Eagles
D – Sue Weber, Long Island Rough Riders
D – Gabriella Toulouse, Washington Freedom Futures
D – Leigh Victory, North Jersey Valkyries
D – Jasmine Johnson, Tampa Bay Hellenic
MF – Megan Tomlinson, Atlanta Silverbacks
MF – Gabriela Demoner, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
MF – Alicia Tirelli, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
F – Rashidah Sherman, New York Magic
F – Katie Ryan, New Jersey Rangers
F – Omolyn Davis, Washington Freedom Futures

Central Conference
GK – Justine Bernier, Toronto Lady Lynx
D – Marie-Eve Nault, Ottawa Fury
D – Aivi Luik, Ottawa Fury
D – Pascale Pinard, Laval Comets
D – Kim Brandao, Buffalo Flash
MF – Kelly Parker, Buffalo Flash
MF – Kara Kabellis, Chicago Red Eleven
MF – Brooke Barbuto, Rochester Ravens
F – Jodie Taylor, Ottawa Fury
F – Amber Hearn, Ottawa Fury
F – Veronica Boquete, Buffalo Flash

Western Conference
GK – Katie Hultin, Seattle Sounders
D – Christie Shaner, Pali Blues
D – Sarah Wagenfuhr, Colorado Rush
D – Martina Franko, Vancouver Whitecaps
D – Robyn Gayle, Vancouver Whitecaps
MF – Justi Baumgardt-Yamada, Seattle Sounders
MF – Sophie Schmidt, Vancouver Whitecaps
MF – Cathrine Paaske-Sorensen, Pali Blues
F – Melissa Tancredi, Vancouver Whitecaps
F – Cherelle Khassal, Santa Clarita Blue Heat
F – Jodi-Ann Robinson, Vancouver Whitecaps



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