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W League Team of the Month: June 2024

By Staff, 07/03/24, 2:00PM EDT


Second half of regular season featured impressive performances

The USL W League announced on Wednesday its Team of the Month for June, honoring the league's top performers between June 3-30 as the regular season concluded.    

Eleven clubs across nine different divisions are represented in the lineup, with seven more clubs included on the bench. Minnesota Aurora FC’s Katie Duong has been named Player of the Month following her stellar performance in June, where she scored in seven straight matches. 

Anna Haddock is the only player to be featured in both the May and June Teams of the Month as her heroics helped Tennessee SC clinch the South Central Division for the second year in a row.  

Check out the full list here: 

GK: Jenna Moran, South Georgia Tormenta FC – The Charleston Southern alum had a great showing for Tormenta in June, recording three shutouts and allowing only two goals in over 400 minutes played. 

D: Ryelle Shuey, Lancaster Inferno – Ryelle Shuey was the cornerstone of Lancaster’s defense last month. The center back played every minute of all eight matches and conceded only four times while scoring a goal of her own against Patuxent. 

D: Ella Offer, Detroit City FC – Detroit City went 6-0-2 in the month of June to secure its first postseason berth with the help of Ella Offer. The defender started in four matches and played over 400 minutes, and she also recorded an assist in the team’s final match, a 3-0 win over AFC Ann Arbor. 

D: Alyssa Bourgeois, California Storm – California Storm had one of the best defenses this season and only allowed five goals all summer. Alyssa Bourgeois was strong in the center back and defensive midfielder positions, playing 360 minutes and scoring one goal in June. She finished her W League career on a high note, as she is now with Spokane Zephyr FC in the USL Super League.

M: Katie Duong, Minnesota Aurora FC – Stanford alum Katie Duong earned Player of the Month following an impressive stretch in June. She played nearly 700 minutes and scored eight goals in seven straight matches to help Aurora finish atop the Heartland Division for the third consecutive season. 

M: Reagan Kotschau, Colorado Storm – Washington State midfielder Reagan Kotschau scored the lone goal in the 1-0 win over Flatirons FC that sent Colorado Storm to its first W League playoffs. Kotschau had four total goals in the six matches she started in June. 

M: Anna Haddock, Tennessee SC – Auburn standout Anna Haddock carried Tennessee SC to multiple victories in June. In the six matches played, she scored seven goals, including two game-winners in 1-0 victories and both goals in the 2-1 win over Birmingham Legion that sent TSC to the playoffs. 

M: Nikayla Small, Eagle FC – Eagle clinched its second straight Mid Atlantic Division title through the help of Nikayla Small. The Wake Forest midfielder played over 400 minutes in June and scored a goal in the 3-1 win over Virginia Marauders. 

M: Ella Rogers, Indy Eleven – Indy Eleven’s captain Ella Rogers led the team to its third playoff appearance with a strong performance in June. The Arkansas Razorback played in four matches and recorded one goal in the 2-0 win over Lexington SC. 

F: McKenna Martinez, FC Olympia – Forward McKenna Martinez heavily contributed to FC Olympia’s undefeated season and Northwest Division title this year. Martinez played 469 minutes and recorded braces in three different matches in June.  

F: Shae Murison, Oakland Soul SC – Everyone in Oakland knew Shae Murison’s name after she scored a first-half hat trick on Sunday to send the Soul to the playoffs. The UCSB alum started all five matches played and scored five total goals in June. 

Bench: Elle Piper (San Francisco Glens SC), Viky Adrianova (Florida Elite Soccer Academy), Jenna Butler (Carolina Ascent FC), Margo Matula (AHFC Royals), Ilana Izquierdo (Asheville City SC), Gianna Paul (Long Island Rough Riders), Mackenzie Anthony (River Light FC) 


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