The National Women’s Soccer League announced today that Portland Thorns midfielder Angela Salem is included in the NWSL Team of the Month for September. Five teams had players represented in the squad. Salem was the only member of the Thorns included.
Salem started and played the full 90 minutes in Portland’s two matches in September. The Thorns won once and lost once. Portland defeated the North Carolina Courage for the first time ever in Cary, NC. The Thorns lost their second and final match in September 2-1 away to the Chicago Red Stars.
✨ September's Stars ✨— National Women’s Soccer League (@NWSL) October 8, 2021
Your NWSL September Team of the Month ⤵️
NWSL September Team of the Month
GK: Kailen Sheridan (NJ/NY Gotham FC)
D: Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars), Sofia Huerta (OL Reign), Estelle Johnson (NJ/NY Gotham FC), Casey Krueger (Chicago Red Stars).
M: Morgan Gautrat (Chicago Red Stars), Dzsenifer Marozsan (OL Reign), Angela Salem (Portland Thorns FC)
F: Bethany Balcer (OL Reign), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Eugenie Le Sommer (OL Reign)
The NWSL Team of the Month is voted on by the NWSL Media Association.
The full release can be read here.