SEATTLE, WA —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.
About Seattle Reign FC:
Seattle Reign FC is one of ten teams in the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL is the premier women’s professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States, Canada and around the world. Seattle Reign FC train and host home matches at Memorial Stadium, located in the shadow of the Space Needle on the Seattle Center campus. For more information on the club visit reignfc.com.