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Tribbett Named Finalist for 2015 USL Rookie of the Year

October 19, 2015 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Penn FC News Release

Ken Tribbett of the Harrisburg City Islanders
Ken Tribbett of the Harrisburg City Islanders
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TAMPA, Fla. - The finalists for the 2015 USL Awards were announced on Monday, as the league revealed the nominees for five awards following the conclusion of a remarkable season on Friday night. Eastern Conference Finalist Louisville City FC and Western Conference Finalist OKC Energy FC led the way with three nominations apiece.

The 2015 USL Awards will be announced from October 26-30, alongside the 2015 USL All-League Teams. Voting was conducted by team management and a national panel of media in each USL market. Fans will also get the opportunity to vote this week, ahead of the final announcement.

The 2015 USL All-League Team will be announced on Monday, October 26.

Only one nominee returns for a second consecutive season in the same category, with the Rochester Rhinos' Bob Lilley earning nomination for Coach of the Year.

2015 USL Award Finalists

Goalkeeper of the Year - October 26

Odisnel Cooper, Charleston Battery

Brandon Miller, Rochester Rhinos

Evan Newton, OKC Energy FC

Defender of the Year - October 27

Bryan Burke, Louisville City FC

Shawn Ferguson, Charleston Battery

Daniel Steres, LA Galaxy II

Coach of the Year - October 28

Bob Lilley, Rochester Rhinos

Jimmy Nielsen, OKC Energy FC

James O'Connor, Louisville City FC

Steve Trittschuh, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Rookie of the Year - October 29

Brady Ballew, Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Kharlton Belmar, Portland Timbers 2

Ken Tribbett, Harrisburg City Islanders

Most Valuable Player - October 30

Matt Fondy, Louisville City FC

Danni König, OKC Energy FC

Luke Vercollone, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

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