April 18, 2017 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Seattle Reign FC
SEATTLE - The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) today announced Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Haley Kopmeyer is the NWSL Player of the Week for the first week of the 2017 season.
In her first opening day start, Kopmeyer made eight saves during the match, with six coming in the first half, helping Reign FC earn a 1-1 result against Sky Blue FC. Called upon several times early in the match, Kopmeyer made saves against Leah Galton in the 17th minute and Raquel Rodriguez in the 20th to keep Sky Blue off the board.
This is the 14th time a member of Reign FC has won Player of the Week, and it is the first time Kopmeyer has received the honor.
The NWSL Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by the NWSL Media Association, a collection of media members that cover the league on a consistent basis. For more information on the NWSL Media Association, follow them on Twitter.
Kopmeyer and Reign FC will continue the 2017 NWSL regular
season on Saturday, April 22nd at Memorial Stadium when they host
the Houston Dash. Kickoff is set for 7:00pm PT. To purchase tickets,
visit reignfc.com/tickets or
call the Reign FC ticket office at (855) REIGN-FC.
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Haley Kopmeyer Voted NWSL Player of the Week