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Rochester keeper Nicht captures USL PRO award
May 15th, 2012 11:13PM

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[WEEKLY HONORS] Rochester Rhinos goalkeeper Kristian Nicht was named the USL PRO Player of the Week after he extended his shutout streak to six games with a 10-save performance on Saturday night against the Charleston Battery. San Antonio Scorpions forward Pablo Campos and FC Edmonton central defender Paul Hamilton were named the NASL Players of the Week.

Campos scored both goals in San Antonio’s 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Saturday to earn Offensive Player of the Week honors.

Hamilton, the NASL Defensive Player of the Week, helped lead the Eddies to a 2-0 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks.

USL PRO Team of the Week:
Goalkeepers
Kristian Nicht, Rochester
Was outstanding in 10-save shutout to maintain Rhinos’ perfect start

Defenders
Erlys Garcia, Los Angeles
Composed at the back as the Blues recorded back-to-back road shutouts.
Wes Allen, Orlando
Scored his first professional goal as the Lions took two wins in Antigua
Troy Roberts, Rochester
Remarkably consistent, way key player in win against Charlotte
John Wilson, Charleston
Marauding runs allowed Charleston to keep Rhinos under constant pressure

Midfielders
J.T. Noone, Harrisburg
Had a goal and assist as City Islanders rallied twice for point in Richmond
Kyle Knotek, Dayton
Was effective in midfield as Dutch Lions battled well with Blues
John Rooney, Orlando
Had assist, and controlled midfield, as Lions earned win on Sunday

Forwards
Bright Dike, Los Angeles
Two outstanding performances helped Blues pick up two victories
Chris Agorsor, Richmond
Pair of goals led Hammerheads to easy win against Antigua
Max Griffin, Orlando
Played key role in game-winner on Friday, added first goal of season Sunday



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