ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 10, 2018) — Tampa Bay Rowdies winger Leo Fernandes has been named to the USL Team of the Week for the second time this season after another strong performance in the Rowdies' 5-0 win over Ottawa Fury FC on Saturday night.
Fernandes scored a goal, forced an own goal and had an assist in the match.
Additionally, Zac Portillos was named as an honorable mention on the bench after scoring his first professional goal.
The full USL Team of the Week is below.
GK – Connor Sparrow, Real Monarchs SLC: Sparrow recorded a five-save shutout to help the Monarchs claim a 1-0 victory on the road against Phoenix Rising FC.
D – Paco Craig, Louisville City FC: Craig recorded 13 clearances, including a crucial goal-line clearance, as Louisville earned a 1-0 victory on the road against FC Cincinnati.
D – Ramon Martin del Campo, Fresno FC: Del Campo put in a stellar defensive effort with five interceptions, nine clearances and two tackles, as the Foxes earned a 1-1 draw at Saint Louis FC .
D – Josh Suggs, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC: Suggs scored the opening goal, recorded two key passes and won eight of 11 duels overall in the Switchbacks’ victory against Rio Grande Valley FC.
M – Tyler Pasher, Indy Eleven: Pasher scored the game-winning goal, recorded three shots overall and recorded two tackles and one interception in the Eleven’s 1-0 road win against North Carolina.
M – Leo Fernandes, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Fernandes had one goal and one assist to lead the Rowdies to an emphatic 5-0 win against Ottawa Fury FC.
M – Mark Segbers, Orange County SC: Segbers notched a pair of goals to lead Orange County to a third consecutive victory, a 3-0 win against 405 Derby rivals the LA Galaxy II.
M – Jaime Villarreal, Sacramento Republic FC: Villarreal recorded four tackles and one interception and completed 41 of 46 passes in a key central role to Republic FC’s 1-0 victory against Seattle Sounders FC 2.
F – Alan Winn, Nashville SC: Winn’s first professional goal capped a display that saw the former PDL Top Prospect record four shots overall and complete 29 of 34 passes in Nashville’s first home win.
F – Augustine Williams, Portland Timbers 2: Williams recorded a pair of assists and won four of six aerial duels, as T2 took its second road win of the season in a 3-0 victory against OKC Energy FC.
F – Neco Brett, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: Brett scored a hat trick and also notched an assist as Riverhounds SC took its first win of the season in a 4-0 victory against Toronto FC II.
Bench: Owain Fon Williams (IND), Kyle Smith (LOU), Zac Portillos (TBR), Sebastian Velasquez (SLC), Gianluca Busio (SPR), Pecka (SA), Cristian Casseres (NY)