Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Cuevas stars in pro debut
April 10th, 2012 11:16PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl, usl

MOST COMMENTED

[WEEKLY HONORS] Charleston Battery midfielder Jose Cuevas was named the USL PRO Player of the Week after he scored a pair of goals to lead his side to a 2-1 victory over the Richmond Kickers on Saturday evening. Andy Herron (Ft. Lauderdale) and Ray Burse (Carolina) were named the first NASL Players of the Week of the 2012 season.

Cuevas, who was making his professional debut after spending 2011 with the PDL’s Fresno Fuego, opened the scoring in the 41st minute and added a second in the 67th, which proved to be the game-winner.

After the Strikers were reduced to 10 men in the 40th minute, Herron, the former Costan Rican international, scored the match’s lone goal in Fort Lauderdale’s 1-0 victory over FC Edmonton.

Burse made seven saves, including several spectacular efforts, and helped secure the 1-0 shutout for the RailHawks against defending NASL champion Minnesota Stars.

USL PRO TEAM OF THE WEEK:
Goalkeeper
Sean Kelley, Orlando
Made four saves, including a penalty, to record a shutout

Defenders
Nikola Katic, Pittsburgh
Played a pair of solid games, including key role in shutout Friday
Colin Falvey, Charleston
Kept Richmond’s strong attack in check for most of the game
Rob Valentino, Orlando
Continued to impress with strength in the air in shutout

Midfielders
Quinton Griffith, Antigua
Scored the opening goal in Barracuda FC’s Sunday victory
Joseph Kabwe, Charlotte
Had three shots on goal and played well in return to Eagles
Jose Cuevas, Charleston
Had pair of goals in his professional debut for the Battery
Stanley Nyazamba, Richmond
Scored the Kickers’ goal in their loss to Charleston

Forwards
Dennis Chin, Orlando
Scored early to set the Lions on their way to an opening win
Stefan Smith, Antigua
Scored twice as the Barracudas took their first win of the season
Mike Seth, Pittsburgh
Had the game-winning goal in the Riverhounds’ win in Antigua



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Three takeaways from USA-Switzerland     
After beating a traditional power, Norway, 2-1, to start their Algarve Cup campaign, the U.S. women ...
Audi becomes MLS auto partner    
Audi has entered into a multi-year partnership with Major League Soccer, making it the league's official ...
MLS Preseason Power Rankings: Revs start on top     
Our first edition of the MLS Power Rankings is based somewhat on last season's performance, with ...
What They're Saying: Bill Peterson    
"I don't think what's being called 'free agency' is very advantageous for the players. You look ...
MLS Trade Central: Galaxy signs Finn Vayrynen    
The LA Galaxy has signed 33-year-old Finnish midfielder Mika Vayrynen, who is expected to get first ...
Networks step up MLS coverage with dedicated time slots    
MLS begins a new eight-year agreement with dedicated time slots on three networks. Friday's LA Galaxy-Chicago ...
Video Pick: Chelsea star injured without playing     
Chelsea defender Nemanja Matic was suspended for its English League Cup final win over Tottenham last ...
Josh Perez spurs big win for U.S. U-17s     
The USA can clinch a spot at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup with a win Sunday ...
Top 10 new reasons why to get excited about MLS    
The Major League Soccer kicks off its new season this weekend. There's a lot to get ...
What They're Saying: Danny Cruz    
"This wasn't an easy decision. It's the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives