Portland Thorns FC’s Franch named CONCACAF Female Goalkeeper of the Year
Thanks to an outstanding 2017, Portland Thorns FC goalkeeper Adrianna Franch (pictured) has earned numerous individual awards. (Photo: isiphotos.com)
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MIAMI -- Portland Thorns FC goalkeeper Adrianna Franch was named Tuesday as the 2017 CONCACAF Female Goalkeeper of the Year.

The 27-year-old American played a key role in helping her club to the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League title, keeping a clean sheet as Portland earned a 1-0 win over the North Carolina Courage in the final.

Adrianna Franch | 2017 CONCACAF Female Goalkeeper of the Year

Franch, who played every minute of the Thorns’ championship campaign (24 regular season and 2 playoff games), set a NWSL record for most shutouts in a single regular season with 11.

She was also named the 2017 NWSL Best XI and was the league’s Goalkeeper of the Year.

CONCACAF FEMALE GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR
List of Honorees

2013: not awarded
2014: not awarded
2015: Hope Solo, Seattle Reign FC/USA & USA
2016: Ashlyn Harris, Orlando Pride/USA & USA