Archive for November, 2009

Real Salt Lake Takes MLS Cup From LA Galaxy in Penalty Shootout

Posted by on Monday, 23 November, 2009


andy-williams-in-traffic, originally uploaded by marc_tacoma.
Andy Williams in Traffic

Real Salt Lake takes the MLS Cup 2009 from LA Galaxy in a 5-4 penalty shootout after a 1-1 tie in 120 minutes of regulation.


Omar Gonzalez Named MLS 2009 Rookie of the Year

Posted by on Thursday, 12 November, 2009
Seattle Sounders FC v Los Angeles Galaxy

Aug 15 2009
CARSON, CA – AUGUST 15: Omar Gonzalez #4 of the Los Angeles Galaxy runs with the ball during the game against the Seattle Sounders FC at the Home Depot Center on August 15, 2009 in Carson, California. Sounders FC defeated the Galaxy 2-0. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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Major League Soccer announced defender Omar Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Galaxy as the 2009 Rookie of the Year. Gonzalez started and played in all 30 regular season games and helped the Galaxy achieve one of the best defenses during the 2009 season.


Americans Take Top 2 at the FIVB Phuket Thailand Open

Posted by on Monday, 9 November, 2009
(left to right) Silver medal winners Tyra Turner, Angie Akers, April Ross and Jennifer Kessy

(left to right) Silver medal winners Tyra Turner, Angie Akers, April Ross and Jennifer Kessy. Photo courtesy of FIVB

Jen Kessy and April Ross defeated Angie Akers and Tyra Turner (21-12, 21-17 in 37 minutes) in the finals at the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Phuket Thailand Open to take the Gold. This is the end to a great FIVB Women’s Beach Volleyball season for the Americans.

The match was the seventh FIVB meeting between the two teams with Kessy and Ross taking all 7 matches.