Goalkeeper Connor Sparrow Named to USL Championship Team of the Week
MIAMI - The Miami FC's goalkeeper Connor Sparrow was named to the USL Championship Week 2 Team of the Week on Tuesday. Sparrow was a key component in Miami's 2-1 win on Sunday over Loudoun United FC.
"The most important thing was securing the three points," commented Sparrow. "Seeing that all the guys sacrificed everything from the gate gives us a lot to build with as we go forward."
Sparrow recorded eight saves and three punched clearances as he helped Miami hold on for a 2-1 victory against Loudoun United FC despite playing down a man for the final 75 minutes of the contest.
Check out the rest of the USL Championship Week 2 Team of the Week:
GK - Connor Sparrow, Miami FC: Sparrow recorded eight saves and three punched clearances as he helped Miami hold on for a 2-1 victory against Loudoun United FC despite playing down a man for the final 75 minutes of the contest.
D - Jorge Corrales, FC Tulsa: Corrales notched his second assist in as many games, completed 35 of 42 passes overall and three key passes while also winning 9 of 10 duels and recording four interceptions defensively in a 2-0 win against Sporting Kansas City II.
D - Nii Armah Ashitey, Hartford Athletic: Ashitey made seven interceptions and 12 recoveries, won 4 of 5 tackles and 10 of 16 duels in an impressive debut performance at the back for Hartford in its 3-2 victory against the New York Red Bulls II on Friday night.
D - Grant Robinson, Rio Grande Valley FC: Robinson won 8 of 12 duels, recorded four interceptions and seven recoveries, completed 2 of 2 dribbles and notched two key passes in the Toros' 1-0 victory against New Mexico United.
D - Bradley Bourgeois, FC Tulsa: Bourgeois won 4 of 4 tackles and made five interceptions and 15 recoveries defensively and also completed 36 of 45 passes and 2 of 5 crosses on the ball in Tulsa's 2-0 win against Sporting Kansas City II.
M - Arthur Rogers, Hartford Athletic: Rogers found the net once and was active throughout in midfield, winning 9 of 15 duels and 5 of 6 aerial duels while recording 13 recoveries and three interceptions in Hartford's 3-2 win against the New York Red Bulls II.
M - Kevon Lambert, Phoenix Rising FC: Lambert won 8 of 12 duels and made 11 recoveries and six interceptions before capping his performance with a long-range finish as Rising FC defeated San Diego Loyal SC on Friday night.
M - PC, San Antonio FC: The Brazilian recorded one assist and three key passes in attack and won 10 of 15 duels while recording four interceptions defensively in SAFC's 3-0 victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday night.
F - Santiago Patino, San Antonio FC: Making his debut for SAFC, Patino recorded a hat trick and finished with seven shots overall to lead his side to a 3-0 victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday night.
F - Santi Moar, Phoenix Rising FC: Moar put in a standout performance with one goal, two assists and eight chances created as Phoenix romped to a 4-1 victory against San Diego Loyal SC on Friday night.
F - Sebastian Guenzatti, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Guenzatti powered the Rowdies to an opening-night victory with two goals and one assist in the side's 3-0 victory against the Charlotte Independence on Saturday night.
Bench: Evan Louro (TBR), A.J. Cochran (IND), Sam Gleadle (SA), George Campbell (ATL), Jon Bakero (PHX), Laurence Wyke (TBR), Rodrigo Da Costa (TUL)
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