[AWARDS] Four players from the regular-season champion Carolina RailHawks -- leading scorer Etienne Barbara, midfielder Matt Watson, defender Kupono Low and goalie Brad Knighton -- head the first NASL Best XI. For the complete team ...
Mike Ambersley, FC Tampa Bay
Ranked tied for third in the NASL with 11 goals and third in the NASL with seven assists in 2011 after coming over from AC St. Louis.
Etienne Barbara, Carolina RailHawks
In his second season with the RailHawks, led the NASL in scoring with 20 goals and eight assists.
David Foley, Puerto Rico Islanders
Scored seven goals and added six assists in second season with the Islanders after seven seasons with Hartlepool United in his native England.
Pascal Millien, FC Tampa Bay
Haitian winger netted four goals and added five assists in his second season with FC Tampa Bay.
Shaun Saiko, FC Edmonton
The 21-year-old central midfielder topped FC Edmonton in both goal scoring (9) and assists (5).
Matt Watson, Carolina RailHawks
Defensive midfielder contributed three goals and two assists in fourth season with RailHawks.
Hassoun Camara, Montreal Impact
French central defender led the team with 22 starts and anchored a stalwart Montreal back line that permitted opponents less than one goal a game.
Lance Laing, Fort Lauderdale Strikers
In his first Strikers’ season, Jamaica outside back was second on the team in minutes played.
Kupono Low, Carolina RailHawks
Hawaiian-born Low led all RailHawks field players in minutes played (2,300) and captained team following the July transfer of Brad Rusin to Danish club Koge.
Toni Stahl, Fort Lauderdale Strikers
The 6-foot-3 center back from Finland provided consistency in the Strikers’ defense.
Brad Knighton, Carolina RailHawks
Former MLS keeper played every minute for the regular-season champions and recorded a stellar 0.94 GAA.