Freedom's Bompastor named WPS Player of Week
Boyds, MD (Sports Network) - Washington Freedom midfielder Sonia Bompastor was named Women's Professional Soccer Player of the Week for Week 4 on Tuesday.
Bompastor scored one goal and set up another in the Freedom's 3-1 win Saturday over Saint Louis Athletica at RFK Stadium.
Bompastor scored in the 19th minute off an assist from Abby Wambach, then sent in the corner kick that Homare Sawa volleyed home to break a 1-1 draw a minute into the second half.
Bompastor won player of the week once last season, when she also won player of the month in May. Bompastor is the second Freedom player to capture the weekly award this season, joining Week 2 winner Wambach.
2010 WPS Player of the Week winners:
Week 1: Eniola Aluko (Saint Louis Athletica)
Week 2: Abby Wambach (Washington Freedom)
Week 3: Lori Lindsey (Philadelphia Independence)
Week 4: Sonia Bompastor (Washington Freedom)
05/04 17:22:49 ET