STATESBORO, Ga. – South Georgia Tormenta FC’s Amy Andrews has officially been announced as the first USL W League Golden Boot winner with 16 goals scored in 10 games played during the 2022 season. Andrews makes history, as she becomes Tormenta FC’s first Golden Boot winner across all teams within the club.
The South Georgia forward averaged a goal every 53 minutes, proving to be the most lethal striker in the USL W League. With 34 goals scored in the regular season, Andrews was responsible for half of Tormenta FC’s goals this season.
Additionally, Amy Andrews was responsible for five of the eight braces scored throughout the season. This season, Andrews also became the first Tormenta FC player to score four goals in one game.
Andrews continues to assert her dominance in the USL W League Playoffs after scoring three goals in two games. Andrews scored the winning goal in the quarterfinal clash against FC Miami City in Miami, Florida, and netted her sixth brace for the club against Greenville Liberty SC in a 1-4 semifinal win on Sunday night in Greenville, South Carolina.
Now, Andrews aims to culminate her record-breaking, goal-scoring year with a national title, as Tormenta FC’s W League team travels to take on the Minnesota Aurora in the W League Final. Be on the lookout for more information regarding the playoff schedule by visiting USLWLeague.com.
In June of 2021, Tormenta FC was named a founding member of the USL W League, an elite pre-professional pathway for women looking to build their careers both on and off the pitch. For two decades between 1995 and 2015, the W League saw some of the biggest names past and present in the sport compete on the field, and this new era will build on the legacy of its predecessor. In alignment with the USL League Two season, the W League will kick off in May and end with the W League Playoffs and W League Final in late July.
To stay up to date on Tormenta FC’s new women’s team, fans can follow Tormenta Women on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. To learn more about the USL W League, visit USLWLeague.com or follow the W League on Twitter at @USLWLeague.