WNY Flash midfielder Caroline Seger named WPS Player of the Week

Caroline Seger in action against magicJack (ISI Photos)

After her two-goal performance led the Western New York Flash to a 3-0 win over magicJack on Sunday, Flash midfielder and captain Caroline Seger earned WPS Player of the Week honors for gameweek 7. The Swedish international becomes the fourth Flash player in a row to win the award.

“I’m very happy to have won this, but I want to say thanks to my teammates because without them I wouldn’t have gotten this,” Seger told Our Game Magazine. “They make me play well and it’s easy to be good when you have 10 others that help you out there.”

The Flash, who lead WPS with a 5-0-1 record, had three other players earn this honor this year, beginning with Christine Sinclair (week 4), Marta (week 5), and McCall Zerboni (week 6). Seger makes it four in a row for the league leaders.

“We’re a good team and we work well together,” Seger said. “We improve every week and grow as an unit the more we get to know each other. We hope to develop as long as the season goes on and play good and entertaining soccer.”

This is Seger’s second Player of the Week honor. She was named Player of the Week in gameweek 15 last season with her former team, the Philadelphia Independence.