TAMPA, Fla. – Greenville Triumph SC defender Tyler Polak has been named the USL League One Player of the Week for Week 18 of the league’s inaugural 2019 season.
Polak notched a pair of assists and had four key passes overall as Triumph SC became the first side to defeat League One leader North Texas SC at Toyota Stadium this season, earning a 4-0 victory that boosted its playoff chances last Friday night.
GK – Pablo Jara, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Jara recorded six saves across two contests, including a stoppage-time penalty kick save against Lansing Ignite FC on Saturday that preserved a draw for his side.
D – Conner Antley, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Antley recorded one goal, two assists and had five key passes over two games while recording 10 recoveries and completing 57 of 75 passes overall.
D – Kyle Venter, FC Tucson: Venter found the net early and then put in a strong shift defensively on the road in Chattanooga as Tucson ran its undefeated streak to four consecutive games.
D – Tyler Polak, Greenville Triumph SC: Polak recorded two assists, had four key passes, completed 31 of 37 passes overall and made four interceptions in Greenville’s big road victory against North Texas.
M – Aaron Walker, Greenville Triumph SC: Walker had one goal and took five shots overall while completing 53 of 61 passes and recording six recoveries in Triumph SC’s 4-0 win against North Texas.
M – Nick Moon, Lansing Ignite FC: Moon was active down the flank throughout, recording one assist, two key passes and completing 38 of 48 passes as Ignite FC finished level with Tormenta FC on the road.
M – Josh Hughes, Richmond Kickers: Hughes completed 33 of 38 passes, recorded 11 interceptions and 10 recoveries and scored the game-winning goal as Richmond defeated Toronto FC II on the road.
M – Marco Micaletto, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Micaletto scored a pair of goals across two contests, recorded four key passes, completed 70 of 85 passes overall and made nine recoveries as Tormenta FC took four points from two games.
M – JC Banks, Forward Madison FC: Banks scored the only goal of the game, and completed 16 of 18 passes overall, as Madison took a 1-0 victory against Orlando City B on Saturday night.
F – Jake Keegan, Greenville Triumph SC: Keegan scored two goals on three shots, made three recoveries and completed 8 of 13 passes to help lead Greenville to victory against North Texas.
F – Eamon Zayed, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC: Zayed scored with his first touch after coming on as a second-half substitute to earn the Red Wolves a 1-1 draw with FC Tucson that extended the club’s undefeated streak to nine games.