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San Antonio FC Defender Mitchell Taintor Named to USL Championship Team of the Week

May 17, 2022 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - San Antonio FC News Release

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio FC defender Mitchell Taintor has been named to the USL Championship Team of the Week, the league announced today.

Taintor scored and helped keep a clean sheet in Saturday's 2-0 road win over Miami FC. Taintor's goal was his third of the season, marking a career best for the centerback.

Defensively, Taintor made a tackle to go with three clearances and four interceptions as SAFC's defense limited Miami to just seven shots in the shutout.

Taintor lands on the Team of the Week for the fourth time this season, leading all defenders in the league. Through 10 weeks of league play, SAFC has had a player on the weekly list 11 times.

Taintor and SAFC host Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday, May 21 in a clash of the top two clubs in the USL Championship Western Conference. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT from Toyota Field, and tickets are available at or the San Antonio FC app. The match will be broadcast locally on Bally Sports Southwest Extra, as well as nationally on ESPN+.

Championship Team of the Week - Week 10

GK - Kevin Silva, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

D - Mitchell Taintor, San Antonio FC

D - Brent Richards, Orange County SC

D - Zach Carroll, Memphis 901 FC

M - Mikko Kuningas, Orange County SC

M - Maxi Rodriguez, Detroit City FC

M - Aaron Molloy, Memphis 901 FC

M - Lewis Hilton, Tampa Bay Rowdies

F - Milan Iloski, Orange County SC

F - Cameron Dunbar, LA Galaxy II

F - Russell Cicerone, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

Bench: Alex Tambakis (NM), Robert Coronado (RGV), Alex Lara (LV), Jeremy Kelly (MEM), Chris Wehan (NM), Jake LaCava (TBR), Corey Hertzog (HFD)

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