RICHMOND, Va. – (Tuesday, May 7, 2019) – USL League One announced on Tuesday that Dennis Chin, Daniel Jackson and Conor Shanosky have been named to the USL League One Team of the Week for Week 6.
Dennis Chin netted his second goal of the season for the Kickers in the 32nd minute to open up the scoring in Saturday’s match. The Jamaican completed 16 of 23 passes and won 9 of 14 duels in the draw.
Daniel Jackson scored his first goal of the season in dramatic fashion, scoring in stoppage time to salvage a point against Lansing. He had one key pass and four recoveries.
Conor Shanosky set up Jackson’s game tying goal, slipping him through deep into stoppage time. The Pittsburgh, Pa. native recorded four clearances and had two interceptions as the Kickers extended their unbeaten streak to three matches.
The Kickers are back in USL League One action Saturday night, May 11 at City Stadium as they take on FC Tucson for the first time this season. It’s Craft Beer and Wine Fest, presented by Premium Distributors and New Kent Winery and supported by the Carytown Merchants Association, with over 20 craft beers on tap, plus wine slushees and live music. With Mother’s Day coming up, design a wreath and enjoy some wine with Home Grown Designs. All of the supplies, plus wine and game ticket are included for only $60. Then, get loud with the Red Army when the Kickers take the field to face on Tucson at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at RichmondKickers.com
USL LEAGUE ONE TEAM OF THE WEEK: WEEK 6
GK – Philip Ejimadu, FC Tucson: Ejimadu had a five-save shutout as FCT claimed a 2-0 victory against Lansing Ignite FC for its first home victory in the professional ranks.
D – Alfusainey Jatta, North Texas SC: Jatta recorded nine clearances, won 10 of 17 duels and completed 38 of 53 passes as NTSC posted a shutout road victory against Greenville Triumph SC.
D – Conor Shanosky, Richmond Kickers: Shanosky had an assist and two key passes while completing 59 of 70 passes overall and won 7 of 9 duels and recorded four clearances against Lansing.
D – Jose Carlos Terron, FC Tucson: The Spaniard recorded five clearances, won 8 of 11 duels and had an assist and two key passes as Tucson claimed victory against Lansing Ignite FC.
D – Nathan Simeon, Orlando City B: Simeon recorded 11 recoveries and seven clearances while winning 6 of 8 duels and completed 49 of 59 passes in Orlando’s shutout performance against Chattanooga.
D – Kevin Politz, Greenville Triumph SC: Politz recorded five interceptions and eight recoveries, completed 48 of 55 passes and won 4 of 5 duels as Greenville was edged out by North Texas.
M – Don Smart, Forward Madison FC: Smart had one goal and two assists and completed 26 of 30 passes overall to lead the Flamingos to their first home victory in club history against Toronto.
M – Dennis Chin, Richmond Kickers: Chin scored the opening goal, won 9 of 14 duels and completed 16 of 23 passes to help the Kickers continue their recent undefeated streak.
M – Thomas Roberts, North Texas SC: Roberts scored the game-winner as North Texas ran its winning streak to four games and completed 25 of 31 passes overall against Greenville.
M – Paulo Jr., Forward Madison FC: The Brazilian scored the opening goal, also added an assist, made nine recoveries and completed 25 of 33 passes in Madison’s 3-1 win against Toronto FC II.
F – Daniel Jackson, Richmond Kickers: Jackson scored a dramatic late equalizer for the Kickers against Lansing on Saturday night, and had one key pass and four recoveries while leading the forward line.