LA Galaxy II defender Bradley Diallo named to USL PRO Team Of The Week

Andre Auras and Travis Bowen were named as honorable mentions

CARSON, Calif. (Tuesday, May 20, 2014) – LA Galaxy II defender Bradley Diallo was named to the USL PRO Team of the Week for Week 9 of the 2014 USL PRO season after a solid defensive performance against Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday evening at a sold-out Hughes Stadium in Sacramento, Calif.

Additionally, Galaxy II midfielder Andre Auras and forward Travis Bowen were named as honorable mentions after their strong performance in Saturday’s action.

LA Galaxy II will play two matches over the next week as they host Oklahoma City Energy FC on Sunday, May 25 at 8:00 p.m. PT at StubHub Center in USL PRO action. Los Dos will then play PSA Elite in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, May 28 at StubHub Center's Track and Field Stadium at 7:30 PM PT.

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Pos

Player

Team

Highlights

GK

Miguel Gallardo

Orlando

Five-save shutout was key as Lions remained undefeated

D

Alex Lee

Richmond

Had a goal, and put in a strong performance, in win vs. OKC

D

Bradley Diallo

LA Galaxy II

Strong in defeat, particularly in the air, against Sacramento

D

Tony Walls

Rochester

Timed challenges well as Rhinos recorded shutout in Pittsburgh

D

Yahaya Musa

Wilmington

Solid defensively, joined the attack to provide width

M

Alex Dixon

Rochester

Scored only goal as Rhinos took road win against Riverhounds

M

George Davis IV

Richmond

Continued standout season, dynamic in win against Energy

M

Rodrigo Lopez

Sacramento

Scored free kick to lift Republic FC to 2-1 win against LA

F

Morgan Langley

Harrisburg

Two goals proved the difference in victory against Dayton

F

Jordan Hamilton

Wilmington

First professional goal lifted Hammerheads past Battery

F

Clesia Bauque

Harrisburg

Scored opening two goals as City Islanders took 5-3 victory

Honorable Mention – Arizona: Evan Newton, Kadeem Dacres; Charleston: Aminu Abdallah, Haviel Cordoves; Dayton: Aaron Schoenfeld; Harrisburg: Neil Shaffer, Matt Bahner; LA Galaxy II: Andre Auras, Travis Bowen; Oklahoma City: Abraham Villon, Philip Lund; Orange County: Patrick McLain; Orlando: Kevin Molino; Pittsburgh: Anthony Arena; Richmond: Joe Willis, Luke Vercollone; Rochester: John McCarthy, Kyle Hoffer; Sacramento: Justin Braun, Jake Gleeson; Wilmington: Steven Miller, Tom Parratt.

USL PRO

USL PRO is the strongest U.S. men’s professional soccer league on and off the field below and in support of Major League Soccer (MLS). Focused on league stability and franchise performance longevity, USL PRO features 14 teams, including 2014 expansion teams in Los Angeles, Oklahoma City and Sacramento. Teams have already been announced for 2015 in Colorado Springs and Tulsa, with more additions expected soon. Through aggressive and deliberate growth in adding teams fully capable of meeting USL and US Soccer standards, USL PRO is building a robust, national professional soccer league in a format that promotes the benefits of regional league play. In 2013 USL PRO began a groundbreaking, multi-year partnership with MLS that features individual team affiliations, inter-league play, and the opportunity for MLS clubs to field a second team in USL PRO. In addition to league play, USL PRO teams compete in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as various domestic and international exhibitions. USL PRO is the longest-standing pro league affiliate member of US Soccer.