TAMPA, Fla. – USL League One announced the Team of the Week Presented by Cleer Audio for Week 10 of the 2020 regular season on Tuesday, with South Georgia Tormenta FC’s Curtis Thorn earning Player of the Week honors after leading his side to a 2-1 victory against Fort Lauderdale CF on Saturday night.
Thorn recorded a goal and assist and had two shots and three chances created in attack, while winning 6 of 9 duels and recording four clearances and two interceptions defensively. A recent addition to Tormenta FC’s squad, the 25-year-old had previously made 16 appearances for Tormenta FC 2 in USL League Two in addition to competing for Nova Southeastern collegiately.
GK – Pablo Jara, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Jara recorded 11 saves – tying the League One record for a single game – as Tormenta FC earned a 2-1 victory against Fort Lauderdale CF on Saturday night.
D – Curtis Thorn, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Thorn had one goal and one assist, completed 20 of 25 passes and had two shots and three chances created overall while winning six of nine duels defensively in Tormenta FC’s win at Fort Lauderdale.
D – Ryan Spaulding, New England Revolution II: Spaulding recorded one assist and three chances created and recorded three interceptions and five clearances as the Revolution II took victory against Union Omaha on Saturday night.
D – Brandon Fricke, Greenville Triumph SC: Fricke won four of four duels and two of two aerial duels, recorded four clearances and one interception while completing 38 of 43 passes as Greenville earned a 1-0 victory against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC.
M – Noah Pilato, Greenville Triumph SC: Pilato scored a late game-winning goal to cap a performance that saw him complete 26 of 31 passes and win 6 of 9 duels in Triumph SC’s 1-0 road victory against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC.
M – Charlie Dennis, FC Tucson: Dennis recorded two assists and eight key passes across two contests while completing 85 of 103 passes overall as Tucson earned four points from its contests against the New England Revolution II and North Texas SC.
M – Marco Micaletto, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Micaletto had one assist and two key passes while completing 13 of 17 passes overall and winning 10 of 16 duels as Tormenta FC earned a 2-1 victory against Fort Lauderdale CF.
M - Nicky Hernandez, North Texas SC: Hernandez scored once, had three shots and two key passes and completed 35 of 40 passes as North Texas earned a 1-1 draw at home against FC Tucson on Saturday night.
F – Elivelton, FC Tucson: Elivelton found the net in both of Tucson’s contests over the week, and completed 69 of 78 passes and won 9 of 15 duels to help his side earn four points against the New England Revolution II and North Texas SC.
F – Ricardo Zacarias, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC: Zacarias had one goal, three shots on target and completed 17 of 20 passes as the Red Wolves took a 2-0 victory against Union Omaha on Tuesday to move into second place in the League One standings.
F – Nicolas Firmino, New England Revolution II: Firmino scored once, had one key pass and completed 30 of 47 passes overall while winning 13 of 20 duels and 2 of 3 tackles in the Revolution II’s victory against Union Omaha.