TAMPA, Fla. – Louisville City FC forward Cameron Lancaster has been voted the United Soccer League player of the week, it was announced Tuesday.
Lancaster recorded a hat-trick in Louisville’s 6-4 victory over Red Bull II Friday night. In the process, he moved into a tie for the league-lead with 13 goals this season.
Lancaster received 62 percent of the poll conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market. Orange County SC’s Michael Seaton finished second with 19 percent.
USL Team of the Week
GK – Jake McGuire, Bethlehem Steel FC: McGuire recorded nine saves in two games, including a four-save shutout against Charlotte Wednesday night that helped Steel FC to a 3-0 road victory.
D – Aaron Guillen, North Carolina FC: Guillen recorded four interceptions, won three tackles and went six of six in duels to help North Carolina earn a 2-0 road victory over the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
D – Liam Doyle, Nashville SC: Doyle won six out of six duels and recorded 11 clearances to help Nashville register a shutout victory over Ottawa Fury FC Friday night.
D – Paddy Barrett, FC Cincinnati: Barrett recorded five tackles, seven clearances and went 13 of 21 in duels as FCC secured a 1-0 win over Penn FC Sunday evening.
M – Jeremy Hall, Sacramento Republic FC: Hall scored the game-winning goal as Republic FC defeated Rio Grande Valley FC and completed 44 of 50 passes, won four tackles and recorded two interceptions.
M – Charlie Adams, Real Monarchs SLC: Adams had two goals in as many matches, including the Monarchs’ midweek victory against Reno 1868 FC, completed 42 of 49 passes and won 12 of 17 duels over the week.
M – Henry Wingo, Seattle Sounders FC 2: Wingo scored twice to lead S2 to a 3-2 victory over San Antonio FC at Cheney Stadium that snapped SAFC’s four-game winning streak.
M – Jose Barril, OKC Energy FC: Barril provided the assist on all Energy FC goals in its 3-2 triumph over Real Monarchs SLC Saturday night at Taft Stadium, part of a two-win week for the side.
F – Cameron Lancaster, Louisville City FC: Lancaster recorded a hat-trick and one assist as Louisville recorded a 6-4 victory against Red Bull II at MSU Soccer Park Friday night.
F – Michael Seaton, Orange County SC: Seaton had two goals and one assist as Orange County SC recorded a 4-3 road victory over Phoenix Rising FC Saturday night to move into sole possession of second place in the West.
F – Solomon Asante, Phoenix Rising FC: Asante scored a second-half hat trick for Rising FC as its comeback bid came up short in a 4-3 defeat to Orange County SC Saturday night.
Bench: Alex Mangels (POR), Michael Gamble (TUL), Alex Dixon (OKC), Kadeem Dacres (STL), Frank Lopez (LA), Ilija Ilic (LOU), Neco Brett (PGH)