Monday, August 15, 2011

Women's Professional Soccer Update - Playoffs Set!!

The Women's Professional Soccer League Playoff teams are all set, and the unique format should allow for some fantastic games. In the WPS, winning the regular season is a HUGE prize, as the #1 seed gets two byes directly into the championship game.

Seedings (Playoff Format Below):

  1. Western New York Flash
  2. Philadelphia Independence
  3. Magicjack
  4. Boston Breakers

Graphic Courtesy Of WomensProfessional
So in the first round, Boston will play in Florida on Magicjack's home field on August 17.

The winner of that game will play Philadelphia in Philly on August 20.

The winner of the #3/#4 game vs Philly will play the #1 seed, Western New York, August 27 in Rochester.

In other WPS news, Western New York's own Marta won this season's Golden Boot award (her third straight, solidifying her reputation as the world's best player) as top scorer.  She had a total of 10 goals for the season, but came from behind to win the award after scoring seven goals in her last six games.

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