New York, NY (Sports Network) - Chris Wondolowski became the second straight
San Jose Earthquakes player to earn MLS Player of the Week honors as he scored
three times in two games to claim the Week 9 honor.
Earthquakes forward Steven Lenhart won the award last week, and Wondolowski
won it after scoring two goals in a 5-3 midweek victory against D.C. United
before he tallied the lone goal in a 2-1 defeat against Vancouver over the
Wondolowski's two goals against United give him three multi-goal games this
season, while his tally against the Whitecaps gives Wondolowski a league-
leading 11 goals on the campaign.
The MLS Player of the Week award is selected each week by the North
American Soccer Reporters. The group consists of members of online, print,
television, radio media. More information can be found at soccerreporters.com.
2012 MLS Player of the Week winners:
Week 1: Kalif Alhassan (Portland Timbers)
Week 2: David Estrada (Seattle Sounders FC)
Week 3: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 4: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 5: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 6: Dan Kennedy (Chivas USA)
Week 7: Chris Pontius (D.C. United)
Week 8: Steven Lenhart (San Jose Earthquakes)
Week 9: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
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