The awards keep coming for the Earthquakes forward and I think more might be on the way. He got my vote for his October performances. Here’s the release:
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San Jose Earthquakes Forward Chris Wondolowski Named MLS Player of the Month
NEW YORK (October 27, 2010) – The 2010 Budweiser Golden Boot winner Chris Wondolowski of the San Jose Earthquakes was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Month for October by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR).
Through five games played in October, Wondolowski scored six goals, including two game-winners, helping the Earthquakes punch their ticket to the playoffs for the first time since rejoining MLS in 2008. Wondolowski had two multi-goal games, including his second hat trick of the season, in October and secured his spot as the 2010 Budweiser Golden Boot winner with 18 total goals this season.
The MLS Player of the Month is selected each week of the regular season by a panel of journalists from NASR. The group consists of members of print, television, radio and online media. More information and membership information can be found at http://www.soccerreporters.com/.
2010 MLS Player of the Month Winners
April: Edson Buddle (LA Galaxy)
May: Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
June: Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
July: Fredy Montero (Seattle Sounders)
August: Kevin Hartman (FC Dallas)
September: Omar Cummings (Colorado Rapids)
October: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)