According to today's Rochester Democrat and
Bowling Green goalkeeper Scott Vallow will be
the A-League's Goalkeeper of the Year later this
month for having a
league-best 0.83 goals-against average. This
award is based on GAA
while other A-League honors are based on voting.
Vallow, 23, in his first season with the
Rochester Rhinos after
spending last year with U.S. Pro-40, became the
No. 1 'keeper for
Rochester when veteran Billy Andracki injured
his knee on June 25.
"It's a great honor, but it's not an individual
award because I have a
great group of guys ahead of me that make my job
easier," Vallow told
the Democrat and Chronicle. Vallow had a 9-5
mark last year.
After winning two of his first three starts as a
backup, Vallow became the starter after Andracki tore a knee ligament.
Since then, he is 10-5-1 (six shutouts). Overall, he was 12-6-1 with