Monday, September 30, 2013

Lower Division Five Stars: Week Twenty-Six

A weekly list of the top five players or performances of each round in NASL, USL Pro and MLS Reserves in all competitions…

ROUND TWENTY-SIX (September 23-29)

Player – Club (5 Star Selections)

Quincy Amarikwa - Chicago Fire Reserves (2)
Trailing by two at home, he scored twice in a five minute span to pull even with Montreal in a 3-2 victory.

Simone Bracallelo - Minnesota United (2)
Set up the lone goal in 1-0 win over San Antonio on a corner kick and nearly scored on a free kick in addition to providing quality service throughout.

Ramon Nunez - FC Dallas Reserves
Scored the equalizer five minutes after Toronto tallied and then put Dallas in the lead two minutes before the break en route to a 3-1 home win.

Daniele Paponi - Montreal Impact Reserves
Put the Impact up by two with a pair of strikes in the first 17 minutes only to see host Chicago rally for a 3-2 win.

Marcos Senna - New York Cosmos
In addition to scoring the 4-3 winner on a 24-yard free kick, he set up the equalizer just two minutes prior and delivered the free kick that, after a few headers, led to the the initial equalizer in the first half.

Previous Weeks:

One: Andre Akpan (NYRB Reserves); Akira Fitzgerald (Carolina); Kevin Molino (Orlando); Devon Sandoval (RSL Reserves); Jose Valencia (Timbers Reserves)
Two: Tommy Heinemann (Whitecaps Reserves); Cory Miller (LA Blues); Brian Shriver (Carolina); Casey Townsend (Richmond); Carl Woszcynski (LA Blues)
Three: Christhian Hernandez (Harrisburg); Pedro Mendes (Atlanta): Luke Mulholland (TB Rowdies); Michael Nanchoff (Timbers Reserves); Jamie Watson (Orlando)
Four: Jordan Allen (RSL Reserves); Mike Azira (Charleston); Dom Dwyer (Orlando City); Yann Ekra (Harrisburg); Lance Laing (Edmonton)
Five: Hans Denissen (San Antonio); Dom Dwyer 2 (Orlando City); Shaun Francis (Charlotte); Andrew Marshall (Pittsburgh) Maicon Santos (Fire Reserves)
Six: Jose Angulo (Pittsburgh); Dom Dwyer 3 (Orlando City); Kekutah Manneh (Whitecaps Reserves); Joseph Ngwenya (Richmond); Zack Schilawski (Carolina)
Seven: Simone Bracalello (Minnesota); Dom Dwyer 4 (Orlando City); Shaun Francis 2 (Charlotte); Jason Johnson (Dynamo Reserves); Tjeerd Westdjik (Dayton)
Eight: Pablo Campos (Minnesota); Chris Cortez (LA Blues); Bilal Duckett (Rochester); Georgi Hristov (TB Rowdies); Jorge Herrera (Charlote)
Nine: Blake Brettschneider (Rochester); Andriy Budnyy (VSI Tampa Bay); Dom Dwyer 5 (Orlando City); Diego Restrepo (Tampa Bay Rowdies); Zack Schilawski 2 (Carolina)
Ten: Jose Cuevas (Charleston); Ryan Finley (Crew Reserves); Kevin Harbottle (Rapids Reserves); Lance Laing 2 (Edmonton); Mauricio Salles (VSI Tampa Bay)
Eleven: Blake Brettschneider 2 (Rochester); Gareth Evans (Wilmington); Kevin Harmse (San Antonio); Adama Mbengue (Orlando); Ty Shipalane (Carolina)
Twelve: Jose Angulo 2 (Pittsburgh); Hans Denissen 2 (San Antonio); Eric Reed (Charlotte); Brian Shriver 2 (Carolina); Matt Williams (Dayton)
Thirteen: Andrew Dykstra (Richmond); Jorge Herrera 2 (Charlotte); Danny Koevermans (Toronto); Sainey Touray (Harrisburg); Eriq Zavaleta (San Antonio)
Fourteen: Sam Adekugbe (Whitecaps Reserves); Hans Denissen 3 (San Antonio); Matt Fondy (LA); Daniel Steres (Wilmington); Luke Vercollone (Richmond)
Fifteen: Sallieu Bundu (VSI Tampa Bay); Matt Fondy 2 (LA Blues); Jorge Herrera 3 (Charlotte); Gabe Latigue (Rochester); Jamie Watson 2 (Orlando)
Sixteen: Jean Alexandre (Orlando); Tony Cascio (Rapids Reserves); Adam Jahn (Earthquakes Reserves); Kekuta Manneh 2 (Whitecaps Reserves); Sebastian Velasquez (RSL Reserves)
Seventeen: Jorge Herrera 4 (Charlotte); Chandler Hoffman (Galaxy Reserves); Dane Kelly (Charleston); Lucky Mkosana (Harrisburg); Robert Paul (Phoenix)
Eighteen: Mike Azira 2 (Charleston); Kyle Greig (Wilmington); Lucky Mkosana 2 (Harrisburg); Keith Savage (Tampa Bay); Eriq Zavaleta 2 (Sounders Reserves)
Nineteen: Quincy Amarikwa (Fire Reserves); Freddie Braun (Orlando City); Matt Fondy (LA Blues); Miguel Ibarra (Minnesota United); Christian Ramirez (Charlotte)
Twenty: Mark Anderson (Fort Lauderdale); Gibson Bardsley (Dayton); Matthew Delicate (Richmond); Christian Ramirez 2 (Charlotte); Brian Shriver 3 (Carolina)
Twenty-One: Dennis Chin (Orlando); Jorge Herrera 5 (Charlotte); Luke Mulholland 2 (Tampa Bay); Richard Sanchez (Fort Lauderdale); Long Tan (Orlando)
Twenty-Two: Pablo Campos (Minnesota); Dennis Chin 2 (Orlando); Ryan Finley 2 (Crew Reserves); Ivan Guerrero (Fort Lauderdale); Ben Newman (Charlotte)
Twenty-Three: Andre Akpan 2 (Red Bulls Reserves); Etienne Barbara (Tampa Bay); Dennis Chin 3 (Orlando); Dom Dwyer 6 (Orlando); Christian Ramirez (Charlotte)
Twenty-Four: Andre Akpan 3 (Red Bulls Reserves); Danny Barrera (Atlanta); Tristan Bowen (Chivas USA Reserves); Blair Gavin (Sounders Reserves); Jorge Villafana (Chivas USA Reserves)
Twenty-Five: Hans Denissen 4 (San Antonio); Diomar Diaz (NY Cosmos); Georgi Hristov 2 (Tampa Bay); Daniel Paladini (Fire Reserves); Anthony Wallace (Rapids Reserves)

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