Sam Kerr finished May with four goals and one assist. (Photo courtesy of Sky Blue)
Chicago Red Stars forward Sam Kerr has been voted National Women’s Soccer League player of the month for May by the NWSL Media Association.
Kerr saw action in three matches in the month before reporting for Women’s World Cup camp with Australia, leading the league in goals (six) and with an NWSL-best 14 shots on goal.
She had four goal and one assist in those three games.
Named to April’s team of the month, was goalless in Week 4 in Chicago’s loss to Utah Royals FC.
As Week 5’s player of the week, Kerr scored two goals and recorded one assist in the Red Stars’ 3-1 win over the North Carolina Courage.
Kerr again scored a brace in action in Week 6, leading the Red Stars to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dash.
Utah attacker Amy Rodriguez finished second in the voting. Washington Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe was third.
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.