CD Aguiluchos USA defender Victor Ramirez has been selected as the sixth National Premier Soccer League player of the week, it was announced Friday.

The right back scored a brace in a 3-0 win over Sonoma County.

“I think that the team is getting better every game and improving in terms of performance, where we give priority to the possession of the ball,” Ramirez said. “Physically the team is very good. There are players with a lot of quality and experience, but, above all, humility to fulfill the objective, which is to fight for the top places in the table. Personally, I’m adapting more and more to the rhythm of the league and the instruction of the coaches.”

Ramirez is in his first season with CD Aguiluchos USA.

“Victor is getting better and better every week,” CDA chairman Roger Amaya said. “The most important thing is that he is hungry to be in the starting 11. I see a lot of progress on the field and we are proud that the is on the Aguiluchos team. He has quickly won the affection of all his teammates. We hope this recognition from the NPSL serves as extra motivation for Victor and all his teammates to work hard and focus on what we want to accomplish.”

The winner is determined by a vote of media members from across the country. It is awarded every week during the regular season.