Soccer News: OKC’s Greig Named USL Player of the Week
OKC Energy FC forward Kyle Greig has been voted the USL Player of the Week for the 12th week of the 2015 season after he scored both goals in his side’s 2-0 victory against the Portland Timbers 2 on Friday night to extend its winning streak to three games.
Greig earned 42 percent of the vote, which was conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market. Austin Aztex’s Max Gunderson finished second with 33 percent.
USL Team of the Week
GK – Quillan Roberts, Toronto FC II: Was outstanding in a 10-save shutout to earn TFC II a point in a 0-0 draw with Harrisburg
D – Max Gunderson, Austin Aztex: Excellent defensively, and provided the assist on the only goal as Austin took a shutout victory in Sacramento
D – Josh Phillips, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC: Strong display at the center of the Switchbacks defense in a 3-0 win against Vancouver
D – Brady Ballew, Tulsa Roughnecks FC: Helped stifle Seattle’s potent attack, and also chipped in an assist as the Roughnecks defeated S2 5-1.
M – Leo Stolz, New York Red Bulls II: Scored on a fine free kick and was influential throughout as New York finished tied 2-2 with Montreal
M – Raul Mendiola, LA Galaxy II: Earned a second consecutive selection as his creative play was highlighted by a goal in a 2-1 win against Orange County.
M – Adam Black, Tulsa Roughnecks FC: Scored the Roughnecks’ opening two goals as Tulsa romped to a 5-1 win against Seattle
M – Lucas Baldin, Real Monarchs SLC: Sliding finish in stoppage time earned the Monarchs a point in a 2-2 draw with Vancouver
F – Jason Yeisley, Richmond Kickers: Had a goal and an assist as the Kickers took a 2-1 victory against Charlotte
F – Kyle Greig, OKC Energy FC: Scored both goals as Energy FC extended its winning streak to three games with a victory against Portland
F – Victor Ndiaye, FC Montreal: Was a threat throughout, and was rewarded with a late equalizer in Montreal’s 2-2 draw with New York
Bench: Devin Perales (ATX), Coady Andrews (OKC), Kainoa Bailey (LA), Manolo Sanchez (NY), Jorge Herrera (CLT), Jarad van Schaik (CHS), Jermie Lynch (STL)