LA Galaxy II defender Daniel Steres named to USL PRO Team of the Week

Oscar Sorto and Bradford Jamieson IV were also named as honorable mentions

CARSON, Calif. (Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014) – LA Galaxy II defender Daniel Steres was named to the USL PRO Team of the Week for Week 22 of the 2014 USL PRO season.

LA Galaxy II’s Daniel Steres earned the selection for his performance in Los Dos’ 1-0 victory over Oklahoma City Energy FC at Pribil Stadium Saturday night, where he scored the game’s only goal to help the Galaxy II secure a spot in the USL PRO Playoffs. Steres’ goal came in the 19th minute as he headed home an Andre Auras corner kick past Energy FC goalkeeper Samir Badr to give Los Dos a 1-0 lead going into the halftime break.

Additionally, Galaxy II defender Oscar Sorto and Bradford Jamieson IV were named as honorable mentions for their strong performance in Saturday’s action.

LA Galaxy II (13-7-4, 43 points) will look to build on its two-game winning streak when they return to StubHub Center to take on Wilmington Hammerheads FC on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 12 p.m. PT live on www.lagalaxy.com.

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The complete LA Galaxy II’s 2014 USL PRO schedule can be found here.

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USL PRO Team of the Week

Pos

Player

Team

Highlights

GK

Evan Newton

Arizona

Eight-save performance led United to victory against OKC

D

Shintaro Harada

Dayton

Fine free kick earned Dutch Lions a point in Richmond

D

Daniel Steres

LA Galaxy II

Had only goal as Los Dos took victory in Oklahoma City

D

Ben Newnam

Charlotte

Excellent two-way performance, and provided assist on game-winner

M

Darwin Ceren

Orlando

Scored twice, and connected the Lions’ midfield well throughout

M

Jose Cuevas

Charleston

Had two goals, two assists as Battery claimed two wins

M

George Davis IV

Richmond

Blistering free kick put Kickers ahead against Dutch Lions

M

Kevin Molino

Orlando

Tied league’s single-season goal-scoring record against Harrisburg

F

Dane Kelly

Charleston

Scored twice as Battery took crucial victory against Blues

F

Jonathan Top

Arizona

Scored twice in two games as United remained alive in playoffs

F

Thomas Stewart

Sacramento

Came on as substitute and had hat trick as Republic FC downed Blues

Honorable Mention – Arizona: Sam Garza, Tyler Ruthven; Charleston: Colin Falvey, Justin Portillo; Charlotte: Zak Boggs, Jorge Herrera; Dayton: Matt Williams, Joe Broekhuizen; Harrisburg: Robbie Derschang, Leo Fernandes; LA Galaxy II: Bradford Jamieson IV, Oscar Sorto; Oklahoma City: Adda Djeziri, Dan Delgado; Orange County: Alex Martinez, Ju Seung Kim; Orlando: Luke Boden, Adama Mbengue; Pittsburgh: Mackenzie Pridham, Robert Vincent; Richmond: Matt Delicate, Shay Spitz; Rochester: Onua Obasi, JC Banks; Sacramento: Adam Jahn, Max Alvarez; Wilmington: Marc Godelman.

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 Austin, Colorado Springs, Louisville, St. Louis 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.

 

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