May 3, 2017 - North American Soccer League (NASL) - North Carolina FC
CARY, N.C. - Brian Sylvestre and Steven Miller have been named to the Team of the Week for Week 6 of the NASL Spring Season after helping North Carolina FC secure a 1-0 win on the road at Puerto Rico FC. It marks the second NASL Team of the Week appearance for both players this season, as Sylvestre has made the team for two-straight weeks and Miller earned a spot on the team in Week 4.
Sylvestre registered another solid effort between the posts, making five saves to earn his first shutout of the season. He's up to 21 saves this season and remains tied for the league lead in saves.
Miller scored the only goal in the match and helped the NCFC backline keep the shutout to earn his spot on the Team of the Week. Miller headed home a cross from Lance Laing in the 28th minute for his first goal of the 2017 season. He also had four clearances and two interceptions on the defensive end.
North Carolina FC will return to Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park this weekend, as it welcomes the San Francisco Deltas on Saturday, May 6 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. For tickets and other information regarding the match, visit NCFCTix.com.
Week 6: NASL Team of the Week - Brian Sylvestre, Steven Miller
Week 5: NASL Team of the Week - Lance Laing, Brian Sylvestre
Week 4: NASL Team of the Week - Matt Fondy, Connor Tobin, Lance Laing, Nazmi Albadawi, Steven Miller
Week 1: NASL Team of the Week - Matt Fondy and Connor Tobin
Week 5 NASL Player of the Week - Brian Sylvestre
Week 4 NASL Player of the Week - Matt Fondy
Week 4 NASL Play of the Week - Lance Laing free-kick goal