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OTTAWA - The USL Championship Team of the Week for Week 6 was announced on Tuesday, and Ottawa Fury FC forward Kevin Oliveira was selected in the 18-player roster thanks to his one goal, one assist performance on Saturday against Loudoun United FC.
USL Championship Team of the Week
GK – John McCarthy, Tampa Bay Rowdies: McCarthy posted an outstanding seven-save performance to keep the Tampa Bay Rowdies undefeated after a 1-1 draw with Louisville City FC at Al Lang Stadium.
D – Wesly Decas, ATL UTD 2: Decas registered 18 clearances and 12 recoveries, won 25 of 31 duels and completed 71 of 86 passes to help Atlanta to a pair of victories against Memphis and North Carolina.
D – A.J. Cochran, Phoenix Rising FC: Cochran made four interceptions, eight recoveries, won 5 of 7 duels and recorded an assist as Rising FC took its first win of the season against El Paso Locomotive FC.
D – Josh Yaro, San Antonio FC: Yaro recorded a team-high nine clearances while also winning 4 of 5 duels and notching seven recoveries in SAFC’s 2-0 victory against the LA Galaxy II.
M – Jemal Johnson, Fresno FC: Johnson had a pair of goals as the Foxes continued their undefeated start to the season with a 3-1 victory against Tulsa Roughnecks FC at Chukchansi Park.
M – Santi Moar, New Mexico United: Moar’s first-half hat trick kept New Mexico’s undefeated start rolling in a 5-1 win against Real Monarchs SLC in front of 12,327 fans at Isotopes Park.
M – Kevin Kerr, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: Kerr scored the game-winning goal and notched an assist as the Hounds took a 3-1 victory against Hartford Athletic before a regular-season record crowd of 5,182 fans.
M – Chris Wehan, New Mexico United: Wehan had one goal and two assists and finished the night with five key passes while completing 22 of 26 passes overall in New Mexico’s 5-1 win against Real Monarchs SLC.
F – Irvin Parra, Las Vegas Lights FC: Parra recorded a hat trick as Las Vegas romped to a 5-0 victory against Tacoma Defiance in front of 7,805 fans at Cashman Field on Saturday night.
F – J.J. Williams, Birmingham Legion FC: Williams scored twice after coming off the bench to make his Legion FC debut and helped the visitors hand Saint Louis FC its first loss of the season in a 3-2 win.
F – Kacper Przybylko, Bethlehem Steel FC: Przybylko scored a pair of goals, completed 19 of 22 passes and recorded two key passes as Steel FC took a 3-1 victory against the Charleston Battery.
Bench: Dylan Castanheira (ATL), Kyle Culbertson (BHM), Kevin Oliveira (OTT), Ropapa Mensah (NSH), Vinicius (OC), Preston Tabort Etaka (LV), Tom Barlow (NY)
Fury FC continues its 2019 USL Championship season on Saturday, April 20 as it travels to face the reigning champion Louisville City FC. Fury FC will return to TD Place on Sunday, April 28 when it hosts Atlanta United 2. Fans can still join the Fury FC Family by subscribing to the Fury+ program that gives fans the ability to attend all Fury FC home games for only $30 per month per seat. For all the details visit OttawaFuryFC.com/fury-plus.