Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Sauerbrunn wins second NWSL Defender of the Year award
August 26th, 2014 10:06PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  nwsl

MOST COMMENTED

[AWARDS] FC Kansas City's Becky Sauerbrunn repeated as the NWSL Defender of the Year after again leading the club to second place. She finished ahead of Washington Spirit defender Ali Krieger and Chicago Red Stars defender Julie Johnston, the Rookie of the Year, tied for second in the voting.

NWSL Awards:
Rookie of the Year: Julie Johnston
Goalkeeper of the Year: Alyssa Naeher

Sauerbrunn, 29, played in 22 games -- including every minute of FC Kansas City's league-best eight shutouts. It allowed just one goal in its NWSL record-tying seven-game win streak May 25-July 6.

The University of Virginia product also scored the first goal of her NWSL career this season in a 2-1 victory July 30 over the Washington Spirit.

FC Kansas City plays Seattle Reign FC in the 2014 NWSL championship Sunday 3 p.m. ET. at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Wash., where the Reign played in 2013. Memorial Stadium, its 2014 home, was previously booked by Bumbershoot, a Labor Day music and arts festival.


1 comment
  1. Celosse Cat
    commented on: August 28, 2014 at 8:23 a.m.
    Well deserved, and Becky Sauerbrunn scored a screamer on July 30th. Correction: Washington Spirit won that game 2-1, beating KC, and the Spirit took the season series over KC 2-1 too.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
TV Report: USA-Honduras draws 1 million viewers    
Friday's USA-Honduras match averaged 1,025,000 for English-language and Spanish-language coverage on FS1 and UniMas/UDN. The Mexico-Costa ...
USA-Panama: Multiple changes likely despite big win    
A 6-0 thrashing of Honduras has re-started the U.S. World Cup qualifying campaign, and the Americans ...
USWNT: Knee injury sidelines Brian for Russia series    
Houston Dash midfielder Morgan Brian, a starter on the U.S. women's national team for the last ...
What They're Saying: Bruce Arena    
"We're not smart enough to think like that. If we were smart enough, we wouldn't have ...
USL Rewind: Ex-Sounder Ochoa sparks Sac comeback    
The seventh USL season kicked off last weekend with some big crowds, new facilities and a ...
What They're Saying: Bobby Wood    
"I believe that if Jurgen had not been the U.S. head coach, I might have quit ...
Video Pick: River Plate blows 4v1    
River Plate squandered a golden scoring chance in embarrassing fashion during its 2-1 win over Belgrano, ...
NASL Rewind: Season starts with three ties    
Kyle Bekker scored the first goal in San Francisco Deltas' NASL history, in a 1-1 tie ...
MLS Power Rankings: Crew SC jumps up 11 spots    
Idle FC Dallas stayed No. 1 in Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings, but the Portland Timbers ...
USA-Panama: Americans not expecting another 6-0 win    
The USA men's team has never lost in Panama City and buoyed by a 6-0 stomping ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives