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Spencer Named USL Player of the Week

By USLSoccer.com Staff, 08/15/17, 1:25PM EDT

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Recorded goal, two assists as City took 5-0 victory in front of club-record crowd


Photo courtesy Em-Dash Photography / Louisville City FC

TAMPA, Fla. – Louisville City FC forward Luke Spencer has been voted the USL Player of the Week for Week 21 of the 2017 season. Spencer recorded a goal and two assists as Louisville claimed a 5-0 victory against FC Cincinnati on Saturday in front of a club-record crowd of 13,812 at Slugger Field. The win was the widest margin of victory in a USL regular-season game in Louisville’s history.

Spencer received 39 percent of the poll conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market. Saint Louis FC midfielder Seth Rudolph finished second with 28 percent of the poll.

GK – Connor Sparrow, Real Monarchs SLC: Sparrow recorded a five-save shutout, including a penalty-kick stop, as the Monarchs took a 2-0 victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC.

D – Jorge Luis Corrales, Tulsa Roughnecks FC: Corrales had a goal and assist across two games as the Roughnecks defeated both Saint Louis FC and OKC Energy FC over the week’s action.

D – Ryan Felix, Rochester Rhinos: Felix made four tackles and five interceptions as the Rhinos edged out the Harrisburg City Islanders in a 1-0 win last Tuesday night.

D – Sean Totsch, Louisville City FC: Totsch provided the assist on the opening goal in Louisville’s 5-0 win, created two more scoring chances and completed 46 of 57 passes for the game in good all-around display.

M – Gerardo Bruna, Ottawa Fury FC: Bruna’s goal and assist led Fury FC to a 3-1 victory against the Charlotte Independence, breaking the Eastern Conference leader’s 12-game undefeated streak.

M – Luke Vercollone, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC: Vercollone had a goal and assist, created two other chances and was active throughout in the Switchbacks’ 4-0 win against Orange County SC.

M – Seth Rudolph, Saint Louis FC: Rudolph had two goals, as STLFC rallied to earn a thrilling 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sunday night.

M – Luis Felipe Fernandes, Reno 1868 FC: Fernandes scored the opening goal and completed 44 of 50 passes as 1868 FC handed San Antonio FC only its second loss of the regular season.

F – Jordan Hamilton, Toronto FC II: Hamilton struck twice, including a stoppage-time equalizer, as TFC II earned a 2-2 draw with the Charlotte Independence last Wednesday night.

F – Luke Spencer, Louisville City FC: Spencer had a goal and two assists in a dominant display in attack, as Louisville took a 5-0 victory against FC Cincinnati in front of a club-record crowd of 13,812.

F – Chevaughn Walsh, Pittsburgh Riverhounds: Walsh scored a pair of goals, as the Riverhounds clinched the Keystone Derby Cup and boosted their playoff hopes by defeating the Harrisburg City Islanders.

Bench: Evan Newton (SAC), Oumar Ballo (SPR), Cory Burke (BST), Stefano Bonomo (NY), Shane Malcolm (COS), Hadji Barry (ORL), Irvin Parra (SEA)

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