TAMPA, Fla. – FC Tucson midfielder Devyn Jambga has been named the USL League One Player of the Week for Week 17 of the league’s inaugural 2019 season.
Jambga scored a pair of goals to lead Tucson to a 3-1 victory against Greenville Triumph SC on Saturday night at Legacy Early College, giving the visitors a welcome boost in their pursuit of a place in the League One Playoffs at the end of the season.
GK – Carlos Merancio Valdez, FC Tucson: Merancio Valdez recorded five saves as Tucson earned a crucial 3-1 road victory against Greenville Triumph SC to boost its playoff chances.
D – Colin Stripling, FC Tucson: Stripling put in a dominant display on the back line for Tucson, winning 12 of 14 duels and 7 of 7 aerial duels while making nine recoveries and three interceptions.
D – Callum Montgomery, North Texas SC: Montgomery helped NTSC hold Tormenta FC without a shot on goal as he won 7 of 8 duels, completed 76 of 84 passes and recorded nine recoveries.
D – Jerry Saint-Vil, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Saint-Vil completed 24 of 27 passes and won 11 of 15 duels as Tormenta FC earned a scoreless draw on the road against North Texas SC.
D – Patrick Bunk-Andersen, Toronto FC II: Bunk-Andersen scored the first of two late tallies as TFC II earned a 3-3 draw with Lansing while also recording eight recoveries and completing 48 of 54 passes.
M – Xavier Gomez, Lansing Ignite FC: Gomez scored once, completed 25 of 30 passes and made 10 recoveries in Lansing’s 3-3 draw against Toronto FC II.
M – Devyn Jambga, FC Tucson: Jambga struck a pair of outstanding finishes in addition to winning 3 of 4 duels and recording three recoveries in Tucson’s 3-1 victory on the road against Greenville.
M – Arturo Rodriguez, North Texas SC: Rodriguez completed 55 of 58 passes, created two chances and completed four dribbles in NTSC’s clash with South Georgia Tormenta FC.
M – Luca Petrasso, Toronto FC II: Petrasso completed five key passes and had one assist while also completing 3 of 5 dribbles in TFC II’s comeback against Lansing.
F – Jordan Jones, FC Tucson: Jones notched a pair of assists and completed 14 of 19 passes overall while also recording four recoveries and one interception in Tucson’s win against Greenville.
F – Dennis Chin, Richmond Kickers: Chin scored the only goal of the game, recorded two key passes and completed 14 of 16 passes overall as the Kickers took a 1-0 victory against Orlando City B.
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