FC Kansas City's Lauren Holiday earns NWSL Golden Boot

Lauren Holiday earned the NWSL Golden Boot award - Thad Bell

FC Kansas City's Lauren Holiday earns the 2013 NWSL Golden Boot award.

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced Monday that  FC Kansas City midfielder Lauren Holiday earned the NWSL Golden Boot, awarded to the player with the most goals in the 2013 regular season.

At the end of regular season play on Sunday, Holiday led the league in both goals (12) and assists (9) in just 18 games.

The Indianapolis native was the June Player of the Month as well as the NWSL Player of the Week for her two-goal performance against Portland Thorns FC in Week 17. Holiday had three two-goal games and also compiled a NWSL record 10-game streak with a goal or assist.

All of Holiday's goals in the 2013 NWSL season:

Goal

Date

Opponent

Min.

Assist

Result

1

May 11

Western New York Flash

53

Leigh Ann Robinson

L 2-1

2

May 18

Boston Breakers

64

Casey Loyd

W 2-0

3

June 6

Portland Thorns FC

31

None - PK

L 4-3

4

June 6

Portland Thorns FC

56

Leigh Ann Robinson

L 4-3

5

June 23

Washington Spirit

18

Jen Buczkowski

W 2-0

6

June 23

Washington Spirit

65

Merritt Mathias

W 2-0

7

June 26

Sky Blue FC

74

None

D 2-2

8

June 30

Portland Thorns FC

10

Leigh Ann Robinson

W 2-0

9

July 14

Chicago Red Stars

17

None

D 3-3

10

July 20

Seattle Reign FC

39

Erika Tymrak

W 2-0

11

Aug. 4

Portland Thorns FC

23

Merritt Mathias

W 3-2

12

Aug. 4

Portland Thorns FC

55

Erika Tymrak

W 3-2

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