TAMPA, Fla. – North Texas SC defender Callum Montgomery has been named the USL League One Player of the Week for Week 21 of the league’s inaugural 2019 season.
Montgomery scored the game-winning goal and help lead a strong defensive performance by the visitors against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC as NTSC became the first visiting team to take victory at David Stanton Field this season. The win kept North Texas on top of the League One standings at the end of the week’s action as it continued to close on a postseason berth.
GK – Dallas Jaye, Greenville Triumph SC: Jaye recorded a three-save shutout to earn Triumph SC a point against Forward Madison FC on Saturday night, notching his 10th clean sheet of the season in the process.
D – Callum Montgomery, North Texas SC: Montgomery scored the game-winning goal, made seven recoveries and completed 47 of 60 passes as North Texas handed Chattanooga its first home defeat of the season.
D – Wyatt Omsberg, Forward Madison FC: Omsberg won 8 of 9 duels, 6 of 7 aerials and made five recoveries and nine clearances as Madison earned a 0-0 draw on the road against Greenville Triumph SC.
D – Grant Stoneman, Lansing Ignite FC: Stoneman completed 42 of 54 passes, including one key pass, and defensively won 6 of 7 duels and 4 of 4 aerials in Lansing’s road victory against Orlando City B.
M – Xavier Gomez, Lansing Ignite FC: Gomez had one goal, two key passes and completed 53 of 58 passes overall while also notching 10 recoveries and going 5 of 7 on tackles in Lansing’s win against OCB.
M – Arturo Rodriguez, North Texas SC: Rodriguez notched his league-leading seventh assist of the season and had six key passes overall to help lead NTSC past Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on the road.
M – Rafael Mentzingen, Lansing Ignite FC: Mentzingen had one goal on five shots overall and also completed 6 of 8 dribbles and 19 of 25 passes in Ignite FC’s road victory against Orlando.
M – Matt Srbely, Toronto FC II: Srbely had one assist, four key passes and completed 27 of 31 passes overall and 2 of 2 dribbles as Toronto rallied to earn a 2-2 draw on the road against Richmond.
M – Marco Micaletto, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Micaletto kept his nerve in the fifth minute of stoppage time to convert from the penalty spot, adding to a display that saw him make five recoveries and complete 40 of 52 passes in a 1-1 draw with FC Tucson.
F – Daniel Jackson, Richmond Kickers: Jackson scored both goals for the hosts and also had two key passes and completed 12 of 17 passes overall in the Kickers’ 2-2 draw with Toronto FC II.
F – Jordan Jones, FC Tucson: Jones scored his fifth goal of the season to help Tucson earn a valuable point on the road in a 1-1 draw with South Georgia Tormenta FC.
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