OKC Energy FC forward Danni König has been voted the USL Player of the Week for the third week of the 2015 season after he scored both goals, including a stoppage-time winner, in Energy FC’s 2-1 victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday afternoon.
König earned 50 percent of the vote, which was conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market. Arizona United SC’s Dennis Chin finished second, with 43 percent.
USL Team of the Week
GK – Mark Pais, Saint Louis FC: Five saves in shutout all came in second half as STL FC fought off a strong comeback bid by Tulsa to earn 2-0 win
D – Shawn McLaws, New York Red Bulls II: Defended strongly and notched first professional goal as he attacked well down the right side
D – Craig Nitti, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2: Capped an excellent defensive display with an outstanding free kick goal as WFC2 earned victory in Austin
D – Conor Shanosky, Louisville City FC: Helped City earn a point on the road in Richmond with strong defensive positioning and by winning aerial duels.
D – Onua Obasi, Rochester Rhinos: Provided assist on game-winning goal and was solid defensively as Rhinos took first win of season
M – Enzo Martinez, Charlotte Independence: Notched game-tying goal as Charlotte earned a point on the road against Wilmington
M – Justin Portillo, Charleston Battery: Provided a strong foundation for Battery’s attack as he won possession and distributed well throughout
M – Steven Evans, Portland Timbers 2: Scored game-winning goal with three minutes remaining as T2 opened season with two wins from two
F – Dennis Chin, Arizona United SC: Scored game-tying goal and set up stoppage-time winner in 2-1 victory against LA Galaxy II
F – Jermie Lynch, Saint Louis FC: Scored first goal in STL FC history and added an assist to lead his side to 2-0 victory against Tulsa
F – Danni König, OKC Energy FC: Notched pair of goals, including a stoppage-time winner, to lift Energy FC to victory against Colorado Springs
Bench: Devin Perales (ATX), Yudia Imura (RIC), Caleb Clarke (VAN), Kris Tyrpak (ATX), Heviel Cordoves (CHS), Alex Dixon (ROC), Matt Fondy (LOU)
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