World Cup winning midfielder Julie Ertz has been voted U.S. Soccer's Female Athlete of the Year for 2019.
Ertz, 27, claimed the honor for the second time in her career, earning 42% of the vote to beat out fellow nominees Rose Lavelle, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Alyssa Naeher and FIFA World Player of the Year Megan Rapinoe.
While Ertz is the 10th player in the award's history to win multiple times, she is the first to do so while also having won U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year, which she...
The United States Women's Soccer Team was named Time Magazine's Athlete of the Year on Wednesday as part of its yearly accolades.
The magazine called them "a team that transcended sports" and called their battle for equal pay "a rallying cry" at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
The honor caps a year in which the U.S. women won the World Cup for the second straight time. The Americans were undefeated heading into the event final, and they beat the Netherlands 2-0 to earn the title.
The Time Magazine...