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Christen Press Voted NWSL Player of the Month

September 4, 2019 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) News Release

CHICAGO - Christen Press of Utah Royals FC has been voted August Player of the Month of the 2019 season by the NWSL Media Association. The midfielder scored 3 goals and created 12 chances, as Royals FC has a 3-0-1 record this month. Utah jumped up to fourth place in the standings with 28 points.

Press was named Player of the Week once in August. During the month, Press scored three times in four games. She scored a pair of goals within a two-minute stretch in a 3-0 win over Sky Blue FC on August 8 and added her third tally of the month in a 2-0 road win over the Orlando Pride on August 17.

Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair finished second in Player of the Month voting. Utah Royals FC forward Amy Rodriguez finished in third.

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is the highest level of professional women's soccer in the United States. Featuring players from around the world, the nine-team Division-I women's professional soccer league includes Chicago Red Stars, Houston Dash, North Carolina Courage, Orlando Pride, Portland Thorns FC, Reign FC, Sky Blue FC, Utah Royals FC and the Washington Spirit. Based in Chicago, the NWSL is supported by the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation.

The NWSL Player of the Month is selected each month of the regular season by the NWSL Media Association, a collection of writers that cover the league on a consistent basis. For more information on the NWSL Media Association, follow them on Twitter.

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