HARRISON, N.J. (June 3, 2021) – The National Women’s Soccer League announced today the eleven players named to the Team of the Month for the month of May by the NWSL Media Association. Among the players named were goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan and defender Caprice Dydasco. Gotham FC was one of three teams to receive multiple roster selections for the month.
GK – Kailen Sheridan (NJNY): Starting all three of NJ/NY Gotham FC’s games in May, Sheridan posted two shutouts and saved 94 percent of the shots she faced across the trio of matches, collecting a 2-0-1 ledger across the month.
D – Caprice Dydasco (NJNY): Dydasco was rock solid in Gotham FC’s back line, appearing in every game and successfully winning over 60 percent of her tackles while garnering an 83 percent pass rating.
Gotham FC is back in action against another Team of the Month selectee Jess Fishlock and OL Reign on Saturday, June 5 at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. ET and the match will be streamed on Paramount+ (U.S.) and Twitch (international). Single, group and season ticket memberships are now on sale and pricing details can be found here.
About NJ/NY Gotham FC:
Originally named Sky Blue FC, the Club underwent a major rebrand in April 2021 and officially changed its name to NJ/NY Gotham FC. Representing New Jersey and New York, the Club plays its National Women’s Soccer League home matches at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. The Club has been part of the NWSL since the league launched in 2013. Founded in 2007, Gotham FC originally debuted as Jersey Sky Blue in the W-League of United Soccer Leagues. The Club won its first trophy as Sky Blue FC in 2009 after winning the inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer championship. Most recently, Gotham FC played in the 2021 Challenge Cup Final against the Portland Thorns, the Club’s first ever championship appearance in NWSL competition.
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