Week 6: Backup keepers earn top honors

[USL TEAMS OF THE WEEK] Hunter Gilstrap, whose spectacular work in goal earned the Cleveland City Stars a 0-0 tie with the Portland Timbers and their first point in their USL-1 debut season,  and Bermuda's Nigel Burgess, who posted nine saves in a 1-0 win over Richmond for the Hogges' first win ever over the Kickers, earned the USL First Division and Second Division Player of the Week honors, respectively. For the USL-1 and USL-2 Teams of the Week ...

USL First Division Team of the Week

Goalkeeper
Hunter Gilstrap, Cleveland
11 saves in 0-0 draw against Portland

Defenders
Wes Knight, Vancouver
Assist in 1-0 win over Puerto Rico
Cameron Knowles, Portland
Led team in 0-0 draw at Cleveland
Brent Sancho, Rochester
Led team in 2-1 win at Montreal
Cristian Arrieta, Puerto Rico
Goal in 1-1 draw at Austin
Frankie Sanfilippo, Charleston
Goal in 2-1 win at Carolina

Midfielders
John Michael Hayden, Cleveland
Led team in 0-0 draw against Portland
Yordany Alvarez, Austin
Goal in 1-1 draw against Puerto Rico
Tiger Fitzpatrick, Rochester
Goal in 2-1 win at Montreal

Forwards
Dan Antoniuk, Charleston
Goal, assist in 2-1 win at Carolina
Charles Gbeke, Vancouver
Goal in 1-0 win over Puerto Rico

USL Second Division Team of the Week

Goalkeeper
Nigel Burgess, Bermuda
Nine saves in 1-0 win over Richmond

Defenders
Jeritt Thayer, Wilmington
Goal, assist in 6-3 win at Charlotte
Yendry Diaz, Maryland
Led team in 2-0 win over Baltimore
Jared Peniston, Bermuda
Assist in 1-0 win over Richmond

Midfielders
Jeremy Tolleson, Richmond
Led team in 1-0 loss at Bermuda
Kenny Bundy, Wilmington
Goal, assist in 6-3 win at Charlotte
Sean Rush, Maryland
Assist in 2-0 win over Baltimore
Ty Shipalane, Harrisburg
Goal in 3-0 win over Pittsburgh

Forwards
Chad Severs, Harrisburg
Two goals in 3-0 win over Pittsburgh
Jamie Watson, Wilmington
Two goals, assist in 6-3 win at Charlotte
Domico Coddington, Bermuda
Goal in 1-0 win over Richmond

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