April Player of the Month: Crystal Dunn
Dunn leads the Golden Boot race

North Carolina Courage midfielder Crystal Dunn has been voted the April Player of the Month by the NWSL Media Association.

Dunn scored four goals in three games to lead the Courage to a 2-0-1 record in the month. Her four goals lead the Golden Boot race. She also has an assist and three chances created. Her eight shots on target is second in the league.

Dunn has scored at least once in every game she’s played. She scored the equalizing goal in the Courage’s 1-1 draw with the Chicago Red Stars to open the season in Week 1. Then in Week 2, she turned in two goals and an assist in North Carolina’s 5-0 win over the Orlando Pride. In Week 3, she scored in the 60th minute for North Carolina’s second goal of the game in their 4-1 win over the Houston Dash.

Chicago Red Stars forward Yuki Nagasato finished second in Player of the Month voting. Portland Thorns FC midfielder Tobin Heath was third.

The NWSL Player of the Month is selected each month of the regular season by the NWSL Media Association, a collection of writers that cover the league on a consistent basis. For more information on the NWSL Media Association, follow them on Twitter.

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