Islander keeper Gaudette earns top honors

[USL TEAMS OF THE WEEK] Puerto Rico's Bill Gaudette, the 2008 USL-1 Goalkeeper of the Year who posted back-to-back shutouts over league-leading Charleston, and Harrisburg's Tiyi Shipalane, who had two goals and an assist in 4-0 win over Real Maryland, 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

GOALKEEPERS
Bill Gaudette, Puerto Rico
Two shutout wins against Charleston
DEFENDERS
John Ball, Rochester
Two assists in 2-0 win at Austin
David Hayes, Portland
Goal, assist in 5-1 win over Minnesota
John Krause, Puerto Rico
Goal in 1-0 win over Charleston
Cristiano Dias, Miami
Led team to pair of wins at Cleveland
MIDFIELDERS
Matt Watson, Carolina
Goal in 1-1 draw at Austin
Michael Callahan, Austin
Assist in 1-1 draw against Carolina
Kwame Sarkodie, Rochester
Goal in 2-0 win at Austin
FORWARDS
George Josten, Portland
Goal, assist in 5-1 win over Minnesota
Paulo Araujo, Miami
Goal, assist in pair of wins at Cleveland
Rocco Placentino, Montreal
Goal, assist in 2-1 win over Vancouver

USL Second Division Team of the Week

GOALKEEPERS
James Thorpe, Western Mass
Eight saves in 0-0 draw against Pittsburgh
DEFENDERS
Nathan Salsi, Pittsburgh
Led team in 0-0 draw at Western Mass
Jay Willis, Western Mass
Led team in 0-0 draw against Pittsburgh
Tim Velten, Harrisburg
Led team in 4-0 win over Real Maryland
Jerrit Thayer, Wilmington
Led team in 3-0 win at Real Maryland
MIDFIELDERS
Jason Pelletier, Harrisburg
Goal, assist in 4-0 win over Real Maryland
Jorge Herrera, Charlotte
Goal in 2-2 draw against Richmond
Mike Burke, Richmond
Assist in 2-2 draw at Charlotte
Tiyi Shipalane, Harrisburg
Two goals, assist in 4-0 win over Real Maryland
FORWARDS
Jamie Watson, Wilmington
Two goals in 3-0 win at Real Maryland
Val Teixeira, Baltimore
Goal in 2-1 win at Bermuda

 

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