First Posted: 7/1/2009 8:28:41 PM | Last Updated: 7/2/2009 9:45:12 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — As in the previous four seasons, FC Indiana again are the highest scoring team in the country averaging 4.2 goals scored per game over five seasons and nearly 4.5 goals this season.
Leading the W-League in goals scored (31 goals in seven games) is an impressive achievement in itself, but no one would have reckoned with three FC Indiana forwards among goal-scoring leaders.
FC Indiana’s Nikki Lyons leads the category with 9 goals from six games, Lisa-Marie Woods is sixth with 7 goals in seven games and Laura Del Rio is ninth with 6 goals in six games.
Three Lionesses are among the top ten assist getters. Lisa-Marie Woods is first with 6 assists in seven games, Monica Ocampo is second with 5 in four games and Fatima Leyva is eight with 3 in six.
Lisa-Marie Woods was involved in over half of FC Indiana goals - with 20 points (7g, 6a) the Norwegian occupies second place in the ranking. Nikki Lyons has 19 points (9g, 1a) and Laura Del Rio has a total of 12 points (6g).
Goalkeeper FC Indiana goalkeeper Shannon Lynn is at top of nearly every category. The Canadian, who recorded 5 shutouts in seven games, boasts a goals against average of .285, having conceded just 2 goals.
Defenders Back four of Sharolta Nonen, Robyn Gayle, Corie Moore, and Jackie Thomas have limited opponents to just 20 shots on goal in seven games and have not allowed a goal from open play thus far.
About FC Indiana
Based in Lafayette, Indiana and playing home matches at Kuntz Stadium in Indianapolis, FC Indiana is the world's leading women’s professional soccer club. FC Indiana is the most successful women’s professional soccer organization in the United States. FC Indiana is two-time Women’s Premier League Champions (2005 and 2007) and winners of the USASA Open Cup (2005 and 2008).
For more information, visit www.fcindiana.com
About the W-League
In operation since 1995, the W-League features 36 teams for the 2009 season ranging all over the United States and Canada. The league is recognized throughout the world for providing elite competition for women's players while providing affordable family entertainment.