HARRISON, N.J. (May 29, 2018) - New York Red Bulls II forward Brian White was named to the Week 11 USL Team of the Week for his contributions to NYRB II’s 4-1 win over Indy Eleven on Sunday at Red Bull Arena.
White added his team-leading fifth goal of the season in the 57th minute of Sunday’s match to level the score. On the day, White created four scoring chances in addition to completing 24/25 passes.
USL Team of the Week
GK – Romuald Peiser, Penn FC: Peiser recorded a five-save shutout and also made two punched clearances, as Penn earned a 0-0 draw in the Keystone Derby Cup clash with Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC.
D – Josh Phillips, Portland Timbers 2: Phillips won all four duels, completed 46 of 50 passes and recorded a team-high seven clearances, as T2 took a 1-0 victory against Real Monarchs SLC.
D – Pat McMahon, Louisville City FC: McMahon was strong throughout as he won 11 of 15 duels overall and recorded two tackles and two interceptions in Louisville’s 2-0 victory against FC Cincinnati.
D – Nana Attakora, Ottawa Fury FC: Attakora made a goal-saving challenge to keep Fury FC ahead late in the first half and finished the night perfect in 10 duels in a 1-0 win against Bethlehem Steel FC.
M – Cordell Cato, Charlotte Independence: Cato had two goals and one assist, contributing to all three of the Independence’s goals in its 3-1 road victory against the Richmond Kickers.
M – Luke Vercollone, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC: Vercollone notched a pair of goals as the Switchbacks took a 3-0 victory against Saint Louis FC on Saturday night at Weidner Field.
M – Junior Flemmings, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Flemmings scored twice as the Rowdies broke a five-game road losing streak with a victory in Toronto to give Neill Collins his first victory as a Head Coach.
M – Yann Ekra, Charlotte Independence: Ekra had a goal and two assists as he combined well throughout the Independence’s 3-1 victory against the Richmond Kickers with Cordell Cato.
F – Mo Thiaw, Reno 1868 FC: Thiaw had the game-winning goal and an assist as Reno earned a 2-1 victory against San Antonio FC at Greater Nevada Field on Saturday night.
F – Brian White, New York Red Bulls II: White began the Red Bulls II’s comeback against Indy Eleven, completed 24 of 25 passes and created four scoring chances as New York claimed a 4-1 victory against its visitors.
F – Ethan Zubak, LA Galaxy II: Zubak recorded the first four-goal game of the season in Los Dos’ 7-2 victory against Las Vegas Lights FC no Saturday night.
Bench: Dan Lynd (PGH), Amer Didic (SPR), Devon Williams (LOU), Marcel Schafer (TBR), Thomas Enevoldsen (OC), Daniel Rios (NC), Ariel Lassiter (LA)