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
Ekra on fire for Harrisburg
May 23rd, 2012 5PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl, usl

MOST COMMENTED

[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 Greenfield were 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



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] South Carolina knocked off No. 2 seed, 1-0, getting a first-half goal from Raina ...
U.S. Abroad: Weekend Hot (and Cold) List    
Aron Johannsson scored his first goal in more than seven months for AZ in its 1-0 ...
WFC2 to set up shop on UBC campus    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Vancouver Whitecaps became the seventh MLS club to launch a second team in ...
Youth Boys Report: U.S. U-17s take third in Chile    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
Youth Boys Report: Brazil edges U.S. U-17s in thriller    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] Xavier upset No. 5 Indiana, 2-1, on goals by Matt Vasquenza and Will Walker ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[SCHEDULE: Friday] The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the second round at regional sites ...
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] San Diego converted penalty kicks in the 89th and 103rd minutes from Keegan Smith ...
Toronto FC becomes sixth MLS club to launch second team    
[USL PRO] A sixth MLS club announced plans to enter a second team in USL PRO ...
A glimpse into the thinking of Sounders' brain trust    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The closest thing any MLS club is to a European-style members club, like Barcelona ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives