Sam Gleadle Named to USL Team of the Week
RENO, Nev. - Reno 1868 FC midfielder Sam Gleadle has been named to USL Championship Team of the Week for Week 15 of the 2019 season.
Gleadle earned a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-2 home victory over LA Galaxy II. The three points moved Reno up into fifth place in the Western Conference.
The 22 year old from the United Kingdom now has two goals and one assist on the season in 10 appearance, including six starts.
USL Championship Team of the Week
GK - Evan Louro, New York Red Bulls II: Louro recorded a six-save shutout to help keep the Red Bulls II on level terms before they scored a late game-winner against Louisville City FC on Sunday afternoon.
D - Javan Torre, Las Vegas Lights FC: Torre opened the scoring for Lights FC against New Mexico with a spectacular strike and was solid on the back line throughout the night, winning 6 of 9 duels and making five recoveries.
D - Jarad van Schaik, Charleston Battery: The veteran helped the Battery contain the Rowdies' attack with a team-high five interceptions and recorded five clearances while winning 4 of 6 duels and 2 of 3 aerials.
D - Aaron Maund, Charlotte Independence: Maund made 13 recoveries and won 11 of 16 duels and 6 of 10 aerials to lead the Independence's back line in its victory against Birmingham Legion FC.
M - Sam Gleadle, Reno 1868 FC: Gleadle recorded a goal and assist and had three key passes overall to lead Reno to a 4-2 victory against the LA Galaxy II on Saturday night.
M - Jemal Johnson, Fresno FC: Johnson recorded assists on both the Foxes' goals as part of three key passes overall and completed 31 of 37 passes as Fresno earned a 2-2 draw on the road against the Portland Timbers 2.
M - Zach Zandi, Bethlehem Steel FC: Zandi notched a pair of assists, including one after Bethlehem was reduced to 10 men, to help lead his side to a 3-1 victory against Saint Louis FC.
M - Tyler Pasher, Indy Eleven: Pasher recorded a late winner against Loudoun United FC that capped a performance in which he completed seven dribbles, recorded three key passes and completed 23 of 28 passes.
F - Omar Salgado, El Paso Locomotive FC: Salgado was dynamic for Locomotive FC as he completed 4 of 4 dribbles and recorded one assist while winning 9 of 13 duels and making four recoveries.
F - Carlos Small, Rio Grande Valley FC: Small scored a pair of goals to lead the Toros to victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC which moved the side above the playoff line in the Western Conference.
F - Steevan Dos Santos, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: Dos Santos had a goal and assist in the opening 13 minutes to send the Hounds on the way to their biggest win of the season against ATL UTD 2.
Bench: Chris Hubbard (LOU), Solomon Asante (PHX), Junior Sandoval (LV), Kenardo Forbes (PIT), Dre Fortune (NC), Jack Barmby (SA), Cameron Lancaster (NSH)
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