South Georgia's Dennis Named League One Player of the Week
May 14, 2019 - United Soccer League One (USL1) News Release
TAMPA, Fla. - South Georgia Tormenta FC midfielder Charlie Dennis has been named the USL League One Player of the Week for Week 7 of the league's inaugural 2019 season.
Dennis scored twice and drew a penalty kick for his side as it maintained its perfect record at Erk Russell Park this season with a 3-2 comeback victory against Toronto FC II on Sunday evening. Dennis' goals were his first in the professional ranks after having competed for Tormenta FC last season in USL League Two.
USL League One Team of the Week
GK - Brian Sylvestre, Forward Madison FC: Sylvestre recorded seven saves to help the Flamingos earn a point on the road against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC.
D - Evan Lee, Greenville Triumph SC: Lee won 8 of 9 duels, 6 of 7 aerials, made eight clearances and completed 22 of 26 passes in a solid road performance by Triumph SC.
D - Tony Walls, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC: Walls completed 45 of 52 passes and recorded 14 recoveries during his side's draw with Madison.
D - Kevin Coiffic, Lansing Ignite FC: Coiffic won 10 of 12 duels, recorded four recoveries and five clearances while completing 40 of 50 passes in Ignite FC's draw with Greenville.
M - Mutaya Mwape, Richmond Kickers: Mwape completed 34 of 38 passes and scored a late insurance goal as the Kickers took victory against FC Tucson at City Stadium.
M - Tanner Tessmann, North Texas SC: Tessman capped a solid display with his first professional goal as he also completed 47 of 56 passes, won 9 of 14 duels and won 3 of 3 aerials.
M - Charlie Dennis, South Georgia Tormenta FC: Dennis scored twice and was brought down for a penalty kick as Tormenta FC rallied to a 3-2 victory against Toronto FC II.
M - Arturo Rodriguez, North Texas SC: Rodriguez led the way for North Texas with one goal, two assists and eight key passes in the side's 4-1 victory against Orlando City B.
M - Maxi Rodriguez, Richmond Kickers: Rodriguez provided a defensive shield for the Kickers as he recorded five interceptions and 12 recoveries and won 14 of 18 duels and 4 of 4 aerials in the club's shutout win.
F - Jordan Perruzza, Toronto FC II: Peruzza had a solid game on the road for TFC II as he notched the opening goal and completed 12 of 16 passes in the Reds' visit to Tormenta FC.
F - Travis Ward, Greenville Triumph SC: Ward had an instant impact as a substitute, scoring the opening goal as Triumph SC earned a point on the road against Lansing Ignite FC.
• Discuss this story on the United Soccer League One message board...
United Soccer League One Stories from May 14, 2019
- Mwape, Rodriguez Named to USL League One Team of the Week - Richmond Kickers
- South Georgia's Dennis Named League One Player of the Week - USL1
- Forward Madison FC and Supporters Group Launch "PAY IT FORWARD" Donation Program - Forward Madison FC
- Kickers Continue Open Cup Run at North Carolina FC Wednesday - Richmond Kickers
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.