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Seagrist Named to USL Week 6 Team of the Week on Bench

April 16, 2024 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
FC Tulsa News Release

TULSA - Today, the USL announced the Week 6 Team of the Week.

Defender Patrick Seagrist was named as bench player to the Team of the Week after his equalizing goal in the match on Saturday against Sacramento Republic FC.

In the 64th minute of the match, Patrick Seagrist scored from the outside of his left foot beyond the penalty box to help FC Tulsa come home with split points. The goal was Seagrist's first of the season and his second in the USL Championship.

Seagrist also won 8 out of 10 aerial duels and 18 out of 23 duels in Saturday's match while making 12 clearances and 5 interceptions.

The complete Team of the Week is below:

USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 6

GK - Jackson Lee, Rhode Island FC: The Australian earned a second consecutive selection as he posted a three-save shutout that included a key double-save in the second half to earn RIFC a 0-0 draw with Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC.

D - Carlos Guzman, Monterey Bay F.C.: The Mexican veteran notched a pair of assists in Monterey Bay's 3-1 victory against Las Vegas Lights FC on Saturday night while completing 56 of 67 passes and winning 4 of 4 tackles and 9 of 15 overall duels.

D - John Stenberg, Phoenix Rising FC: The Swedish center back scored the only goal in Phoenix's 1-0 victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and was solid defensively, winning 3 of 3 tackles and 4 of 4 aerial duels.

D - Kwame Awuah, Loudoun United FC: The Canadian recorded the assist on Loudoun's opening goal and completed 29 of 38 passes overall while making seven recoveries, three interceptions and winning 5 of 9 duels.

M - Blake Bodily, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Bodily recorded a goal and assist in the Rowdies' 5-2 victory against Miami FC on Thursday night and notched three chances created while completing 24 of 29 passes overall.

M - Rodrigo Lopez, Sacramento Republic FC: The veteran midfielder scored his first goal of the season and had five shots and two chances created while completing 78 of 93 passes in Sacramento's 1-1 draw against FC Tulsa on Saturday night.

M - Florian Valot, Loudoun United FC: The French veteran provided the assist on Loudoun's game-winning goal and had two chances created overall while completing 56 of 66 passes, winning 3 of 3 tackles and making 14 recoveries defensively.

M - Emilio Ycaza, Charleston Battery: Ycaza played the full 180 minutes across Charleston's two victories on the week and had a goal and assist in the side's win at Indy Eleven while recording seven chances created across the two games.

F - Johnny Rodriguez, Oakland Roots SC: Rodriguez scored a pair of goals in the opening six minutes of the second half to rally Roots to a 3-2 victory against El Paso Locomotive FC on Saturday night and become the club's all-time leading goalscorer.

F - Cal Jennings, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Jennings scored a pair of goals and hit the woodwork in Tampa Bay's 5-2 victory against in-state rival Miami FC on Thursday night while recording six shots and three shots on target overall.

F - Nick Markanich, Charleston Battery: The 24-year-old continued his stellar start to the season, recording three goals and one assist while recording seven shots and four shots on target across victories against Louisville City FC and Indy Eleven to keep the Battery undefeated.

Coach - Ben Pirmann, Charleston Battery: Pirmann's side had a two-win week, first defeating Louisville City FC in a rematch of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2023 USL Championship Playoffs before heading on the road to defeat Indy Eleven to remain undefeated this season.

Bench: Duran Ferree (OC), Niall Logue (OAK), Patrick Seagrist (TUL), Ezra Armstrong (NC), Memo Diaz (OAK), Joshua Perez (TBR), MD Myers (CHS)

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