TAMPA, Fla. – Orange County SC forward Thomas Enevoldsen has been voted the USL Player of the Week for Week 3 of the 2018 season. Enevoldsen scored four goals in two road victories for Orange County over the week’s action, including a hat trick in the side’s 5-0 win against Tulsa Roughnecks FC this past Saturday.
Enevoldsen received 60 percent of the poll conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market. FC Cincinnati goalkeeper Evan Newton finished second with 35 percent, while Charlotte Independence forward Jorge Herrera was third.
GK – Evan Newton, FC Cincinnati: Newton posted a six-save shutout, including a double-save on a penalty kick and rebound, to lead FCC to a 1-0 road win against Indy Eleven.
D – Kalen Ryden, Real Monarchs SLC: Ryden scored twice on four total shots on goal to lead the Monarchs to a 4-2 victory against the Portland Timbers 2.
D – Sean Reynolds, Saint Louis FC: Reynolds made a game-saving challenge to deny a chance to Colorado Springs’ Saeed Robinson and completed 61 of 66 passes as STLFC earned a 1-0 win against the Switchbacks.
D – Joel Huiqui, Las Vegas Lights FC: Huiqui recorded three interceptions and seven clearances while marshaling the Lights FC defense as it held Swope Park to only three shots on goal in a 2-1 victory for Las Vegas.
M – Todd Wharton, Rio Grande Valley FC: Wharton scored the opening goal, recorded two key passes and three tackles and completed 30 of 33 passes in the Toros’ 2-2 draw with Sacramento.
M – Brian Shriver, Richmond Kickers: Shriver provided the assist on the Kickers’ game-winning goal against North Carolina and was influential throughout the game in the attacking third.
M – Paolo DelPiccolo, Louisville City FC: DelPiccolo recorded three key passes, including the assist on Oscar Jimenez’s game-winner, won seven of 11 duels overall and linked play well through the midfield.
M – Amando Moreno, New York Red Bulls II: Moreno notched a pair of goals on five total shots and completed 21 of 26 passes in New York’s romp past Charleston.
F – Juan Pablo Caffa, Fresno FC: Caffa scored once, completed 76 of 91 passes and recorded five key passes as the Foxes took victories against both Seattle Sounders FC 2 and OKC Energy FC.
F – Jorge Herrera, Charlotte Independence: Herrera scored twice as the Independence rallied on two occasions to earn a 2-2 draw with ATL UTD 2 to remain undefeated to start the season.
F – Thomas Enevoldsen, Orange County SC: Enevoldsen scored four goals in two games as Orange County swept a pair of victories in Oklahoma against Energy FC and the Roughnecks.
Bench: Evan Louro (NY), Alex Crognale (OC), Rony Argueta (FRS), Corben Bone (CIN), Ken Tribbett (PEN), Solomon Asante (PHX), Lebo Moloto (NSH)