There were some bright spots to be found in a dim season.
The Boston Breakers have released the results of their 2016 team awards.
Golden Boot: Natasha Dowie
Defender of the year: Whitney Engen
Rookie of the year: Brooke Elby
Most valuable player: Julie King
Players' player of the year: Angela Salem
PLAYERS' PLAYER: @asalem6 has earned Players' Player of the Year, voted on by her teammates!
The Portland Timbers are back in action this evening, taking on one of the few other teams with a perfect record through two weeks: the Houston Dynamo. To get the low down on last year's last place finishers in the West, we turned to Derek Stowers of our sister site, Dynamo Theory to get our questions answered.