TAMPA, Fla. – Louisville City FC forward Cameron Lancaster has been voted the USL Player of the Week for Week 22 of the 2018 season. Lancaster recorded a hat trick in Louisville’s 6-4 victory against the New York Red Bulls II this past Friday night, and in the process moved into a tie for the league-lead with 13 goals this season overall.
Lancaster received 62 percent of the poll conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market. Orange County SC’s Michael Seaton finished second with 19 percent.
GK – Jake McGuire, Bethlehem Steel FC: McGuire recorded nine saves across two games, including a four-save shutout against Charlotte last Wednesday night that helped Steel FC to a 3-0 road victory.
D – Aaron Guillen, North Carolina FC: Guillen recorded four interceptions, won three tackles and went six of six in duels to help North Carolina earn a 2-0 victory on the road against the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
D – Liam Doyle, Nashville SC: Doyle won six out of six duels and recorded 11 clearances to help Nashville record a shutout victory against Ottawa Fury FC on Friday night.
D – Paddy Barrett, FC Cincinnati: Barrett recorded five tackles, seven clearances and went 13 of 21 in duels as FCC took a 1-0 victory against Penn FC on Sunday evening.
M – Jeremy Hall, Sacramento Republic FC: Hall scored the game-winning goal as Republic FC defeated Rio Grande Valley FC and completed 44 of 50 passes, won four tackles and recorded two interceptions.
M – Charlie Adams, Real Monarchs SLC: Adams had a pair of goals across two contests, including the Monarchs’ midweek victory against Reno 1868 FC, completed 42 of 49 passes and won 12 of 17 duels over the week.
M – Henry Wingo, Seattle Sounders FC 2: Wingo scored a pair of goals to lead S2 to a 3-2 victory against San Antonio FC at Cheney Stadium that snapped SAFC’s four-game winning streak.
M – Jose Barril, OKC Energy FC: Barril provided the assist on all three Energy FC goals in its 3-2 victory against Real Monarchs SLC on Saturday night at Taft Stadium, part of a two-win week for the side.
F – Cameron Lancaster, Louisville City FC: Lancaster had a hat trick and one assist as Louisville recorded a 6-4 victory against the New York Red Bulls II on Friday night at MSU Soccer Park.
F – Michael Seaton, Orange County SC: Seaton had two goals and one assist as Orange County SC took a 4-3 victory on the road against Phoenix Rising FC on Saturday night to move into sole possession of second place in the West.
F – Solomon Asante, Phoenix Rising FC: Asante scored a second-half hat trick for Rising FC as it comeback bid came up just short in a 4-3 defeat to Orange County SC on Saturday night.
Bench: Alex Mangels (POR), Michael Gamble (TUL), Alex Dixon (OKC), Kadeem Dacres (STL), Frank Lopez (LA), Ilija Ilic (LOU), Neco Brett (PGH)