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Kraft, Terzaghi Earn Team of the Week Honors

By Patrick Wood, 09/08/20, 3:00PM EDT

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Duo were Vital in Road Draw at FC Tucson

RICHMOND, Va. – (Tuesday, September 8, 2020) – USL League One announced on Tuesday that Ryley Kraft and Emiliano Terzaghi have been named to the Team of the Week for Week 8. For Kraft, this marks his second straight week on the Team of the Week, while Terzaghi makes his fourth appearance.
 
Kraft played in the corner kick to find Victor Falck for the game-tying goal in the 2-2 draw at Tucson. The midfielder played both sides of the ball completing 88.9 percent of his 36 passes, plus two blocked shots. This was the fourth match in a row where Kraft recorded either a goal or an assist.
 
Seeming to take a regular place in the Team of the Week, Terzaghi converted a first half penalty to pull a goal back for Richmond just before halftime of Saturday’s draw at Tucson. The Argentine had four shots and made three key passes as the Kickers salvaged their road point. 
 
The Kickers are back on the road next Saturday, September 12 as they head to the newly constructed CHI Memorial Stadium to face Chattanooga Red Wolves SC. That match will kick off at 1:00 p.m. EDT and will be available live on WTVR CBS 6.3 (Comcast 206, Verizon FiOS 466) and streaming on ESPN+.
USL League One Team of the Week – Week 8
GK – Rashid Nuhu, Union Omaha: Nuhu recorded a two-save shutout, and had one punched clearance and 13 recoveries as Omaha earned a 1-0 victory against Orlando City B on Sunday night.
 
D – Ricky Ruiz, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC: Ruiz won 8 of 9 duels and 2 of 2 tackles, completed one key pass and 24 of 35 passes overall and completed 2 of 3 dribbles in the Red Wolves’ 1-1 draw with Fort Lauderdale CF on Saturday night.
 
D – Jiro Toyama, Forward Madison FC: Toyama had two key passes and completed 62 of 67 passes an 2 of 2 dribbles, while also winning 6 of 11 duels and 2 of 2 tackles in Madison’s 4-0 victory against the New England Revolution II on Friday night.
 
D – Ian Fray, Fort Lauderdale CF: Fray completed 84 of 101 passes, won 8 of 8 duels and made seven recoveries and two interceptions in Fort Lauderdale’s 1-1 draw against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on Saturday night.
 
M – Devin Boyce, Union Omaha: Boyce recorded one assist, completed 26 of 33 passes overall, completed 2 of 3 dribbles and won 7 of 12 duels and 4 of 5 tackles in Omaha’s 1-0 win against Orlando City B on Sunday night.
 
M – Ryley Kraft, Richmond Kickers: Kraft had one assist, two key passes and three shots while completing 32 of 36 passes and winning 5 of 5 duels for the Kickers in their 2-2 draw with FC Tucson on Saturday night.
 
M – Evan Conway, Union Omaha: Conway scored the lone goal of the game, had one key pass and completed 12 of 14 passes overall while winning 12 of 17 duels in Los Buhos’ victory against Orlando City B on Sunday night.
 
M – Michael Vang, Forward Madison FC: Vang had one goal, one key pass, four shots, and completed 38 of 46 passes overall while also winning 2 of 2 tackles in Madison’s 4-0 win against the New England Revolution II on Friday night.
 
F – Alex Morrell, Greenville Triumph SC: Morrell recorded a goal and assist, two key passes, won 8 of 12 duels and notched four interceptions to help lead Greenville to a 2-1 victory against South Georgia Tormenta FC on Saturday night.
 
F – Emiliano Terzaghi, Richmond Kickers: Terzaghi extended his goalscoring streak to five consecutive games, while also completing 18 of 21 passes and three key passes in the Kickers’ 2-2 draw with FC Tucson on Saturday night.
 
F – Lachlan McLean, Greenville Triumph SC: McLean recorded a goal and assist, had three shots overall and two key passes to help earn Greenville a 2-1 win against South Georgia Tormenta FC on Saturday night.