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Ekra on fire for Harrisburg
May 23rd, 2012 5PM
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[WEEKLY HONORS]The Harrisburg City Islanders’ Yann Ekra, who scored a hat trick in his first start of the season, was named the USL PRO Player of the Week. Tampa Bay Rowdies forward Daniel Antoniuk and San Antonio Scorpions defender Jonathan Greenfieldwere picked as the NASL Players of the Week.
 
Ekra quickly notched a pair of goals two minutes apart to give the City Islanders a healthy lead inside the first 20 minutes against the Dayton Dutch Lions on Saturday night, and then completed his hat trick in the 56th minute.

The Ivory Coast youngster’s big night vaulted him into a tie for the USL PRO lead in goals with Antigua’s Stefan Smith, with six players tied for third behind them.

Antoniuk, making his second start of the season, led the Rowdies with two goals in Tampa Bay’s 3-2 victory at Atlanta on Saturday night.

Greenfield picked up a goal and an assist in San Antonio’s 2-0 shutout win over FC Edmonton on Saturday.
 
USL PRO Team of the Week:
Goalkeeper
Hunter Gilstrap, Pittsburgh
Had pair of outstanding performances, including eight-save shutout
Defenders
Andrew Marshall, Harrisburg
Was a force in both the City Islanders’ shutouts last week
Nixon Dias, Dayton
Provided stability in defense, and joined attack well, against Rochester
Quavas Kirk, Rochester
Goal maintained Rhinos’ undefeated start to the season
Luke Vercollone, Richmond
Helped Kickers keep things tight defensively against Riverhounds
Midfielders
Hagop Chirishian, Wilmington
Scored as second-half substitute to earn draw with Charlotte
Gerson Dos Santos, Richmond
Controlled the midfield for the Kickers in their visit to Pittsburgh
Yann Ekra, Harrisburg
Had a hat trick in his first start of the season against Dayton
Forwards
Darryl Roberts, Charlotte
Highlight-reel goal helped Eagles earn point against Wilmington
Sainey Touray, Harrisburg
Had a pair of assists and was constant attacking threat on Saturday
Dawyne Smith, Pittsburgh
Scored his first professional goal against Richmond on Friday



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