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WPS: Boston’s Kelly Smith Named April Player of the Month

Published by on May 1, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

Westwood, Mass. (May 1, 2009)–Boston Breakers forward Kelly Smith was named the WPS Player of the Month, announced today by Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) for the month of April. Smith becomes the league’s first-ever monthly award recipient. She scored goals in all three of the games she played during the month of April, leading the Breakers to a 2-1-0 record in those matches. The English National Team forward was an automatic nominee for the award after claiming the WPS Player of the Week award on April 12 for Week Three. Smith beat out two of her opponents for the next two weekends, Los Angeles Sol forward Marta and goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc, who finished second and third, respectively, for the monthly honor. The awar...

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