LA Galaxy II forward Chandler Hoffman named to USL PRO Team of the Week

Hoffman scored his eighth goal of the season against the Seattle Sounders FC Reserves on Sunday

CARSON, Calif. (Tuesday, June 3, 2014) – LA Galaxy II forward Chandler Hoffman was named to the USL PRO Team of the Week for Week 11 of the 2014 USL PRO season.

One of USL PRO’s leading scorers, Hoffman scored his eighth goal of the season, tallying the game-winner in the second half of Los Dos’ 1-0 win against the Seattle Sounders FC Reserves on Sunday afternoon at Starfire Stadium.

Galaxy II netted the winner in the 76th minute when Aleksandar Djokovic’s cross found Hoffman at the far post and who then slotted it past Hahnemann for the game's lone goal.

Additionally, Galaxy II defender Daniel Steres and midfielder Andre Auras were named as honorable mentions after their strong performance in Sunday’s road win.

LA Galaxy II will return home as they play host to the Dayton Dutch Lions on Sunday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m. PT at StubHub Center’s main soccer stadium as part of a double header with the LA Galaxy who will take on Chivas USA in the SuperClasico at 5:00 p.m. PT. 

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USL PRO Team of the WeekUSL PRO Team of the Week

Pos

Player

Team

Highlights

GK

Patrick McLain

Orange County

Seven-save shutout was key in Blues win against Arizona

D

Peabo Doue

Oklahoma City

Strong down the left side as Energy took victory

D

Kyle Hoffer

Rochester

Rhinos’ defense earned two shutouts with Hoffer at center

D

Brian Fekete

Pittsburgh

Scored opening goal as Riverhounds drew with Harrisburg

M

Manny Aparicio

Wilmington

Had opening goal as Hammerheads continued winning form

M

Michael Thomas

Oklahoma City

Scored dramatic winner as Energy claimed first home win

M

Kyle Porter

Richmond

Stoppage-time goal earned Kickers victory in Harrisburg

M

Kevin Molino

Orlando

Strong throughout, had goal and assist against Charleston

F

Jimmy McLaughlin

Harrisburg

Outstanding solo effort earned a point against Pittsburgh

F

Allan Russell

Orange County

Scored the opening goal as Orange County got key victory

F

Chandler Hoffman

LA Galaxy II

Had the only goal as Los Dos took victory in Seattle

Honorable Mention – Arizona: Evan Newton, Schillo Tschuma; Charleston: Mamadou Diouf; Charlotte: Drew Yates; Dayton: Guilherme Felix; Harrisburg: Morgan Langley, Luan Silva; LA Galaxy II: Daniel Steres, Andre Auras; Oklahoma City: Christian Duke, Philip Lund; Orange County: Mehrshad Momeni, Chris Cortez; Orlando: Mikey Lopez, Adama Mbengue; Pittsburgh: Mike Green, Collins John; Richmond: Jared Jeffrey, Hugh Roberts; Rochester: Donnie Smith, Levi Houapeu; Wilmington: Sammy Ochoa, Steven Miller.

 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.