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Greenville’s Keegan Named League One Player of the Week

By Staff, 07/28/20, 3:00PM EDT


Standout forward scored twice to lead Triumph’s 3-2 victory against Kickers

TAMPA, Fla. – USL League One announced on Tuesday that Greenville Triumph SC forward Jake Keegan had been named the League One Player of the Week for Week 2 of the 2020 season.

Keegan continued his hot start to the season with two goals on Saturday night in the Triumph’s 3-2 victory against the Richmond Kickers at Legacy Early College. Keegan has now recorded three goals in Greenville’s opening two games of the season to lead the 2019 League One Finalist to a pair of victories.

GK – Joe Rice, New England Revolution II: Rice recorded a four-save shutout and was accurate with his distribution, completing 16 of 21 passes and 5 of 10 long passes in the Revolution II’s scoreless draw with Union Omaha.

D – Daniel Jackson, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Jackson scored a late equalizer for Tormenta FC to cap a good overall outing that saw him complete 23 of 28 passes and make 11 recoveries in a 2-2 draw against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC.

D – Lamar Batista, North Texas SC: Batista had a strong all-around game on the back line, winning 5 of 6 duels and four interceptions while completing 118 of 126 passes in NTSC’s victory against Forward Madison FC.

D – Oliveira Eliverton, FC Tucson: Eliverton had one assist and three chances created in attack and was solid defensively, winning 15 of 21 duels and 5 of 8 tackles while recording two interceptions.

D – Tyler Polak, Greenville Triumph SC: Polak recorded one assist and had three chances created overall, and also completed 24 of 32 passes and made three interceptions and four recoveries in Greenville’s victory.

M – Marco Micaletto, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Micaletto scored the opening goal for Tormenta FC and was creative throughout, recording five key passes while completing 17 of 22 passes overall

M – Amirgy Pineda, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC: Pineda had one assist and four chances created for the Red Wolves while winning 11 of 16 duels and completing 24 of 33 passes in a 2-2 draw against Tormenta FC

M – Devin Boyce, Union Omaha: Boyce was influential in the midfield for Omaha, recording two key passes, completing 34 of 41 passes overall and winning 9 of 14 duels as Los Buhos earned a point in New England.

F – Greg Hurst, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC: Hurst scored both of the Red Wolves’ goals in a 2-2 draw against South Georgia Tormenta FC while putting all three of his shots for the game on target.

F – Azaad Liadi, FC Tucson: Liadi recorded a goal and assist while registering seven shots and three key passes overall as Tucson rallied to a 2-1 victory on the road against Fort Lauderdale CF.

F – Jake Keegan, Greenville Triumph SC: Keegan recorded a pair of goals and put four shots on goal overall as the Triumph took their second consecutive victory to start the season in a 3-2 win against the Richmond Kickers.

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