Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Bixler's First Goal Of Career Earns Him USL2 POW Honor

Harrisburg City Islanders defender Dustin Bixler was named Tuesday the United Soccer Leagues Second Division Player of the Week for Week 6 of the 2010 season after scoring the first goal of his career in a 2-1 upset win at home over the league-leading Charleston Battery Saturday at Skyline Sports Complex.

Bixler assisted on a goal in his 93 previous game appearances.

Before Saturday, the City Islanders were winless in their first five games of the 2010 season and in their last 11, going back to the 2009 season, including a five-game losing streak to end the regular season and a loss in the playoffs.

Here are the other players who were named to the Week 6 USL2 Team Of The Week:

USL2 TEAM OF THE WEEK

GOALKEEPER
Corbin Waller, Charlotte Eagles
Had six saves in scoreless draw at Real Maryland Monarchs

DEFENDERS
Sascha Gorres, Richmond Kickers
Assisted on goal in 3-1 win against Charlotte Eagles

Gareth Evans, Real Maryland Monarchs
Led team in scoreless draw against Charlotte Eagles

MIDFIELDERS
Miguel Ferrer, Charlotte Eagles
Led team in scoreless draw at Real Maryland Monarchs

Mike Burke, Richmond Kickers
Scored goal in 3-1 win against Charlotte Eagles

Israel Sesay, Real Maryland Monarchs
Led team in scoreless draw against Charlotte Eagles

Amaury Nunes, Charleston Battery
Scored two goals in 4-3 win at Pittsburgh Riverhounds

FORWARDS
Nick Zimmerman, Harrisburg City Islanders
Scored goal in 2-1 win against Charleston Battery

Tom Heinemann, Charleston Battery
Scored goal, assisted on another in 4-3 win at Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Koffi Kouadio, Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Scored goal, assisted on another in 4-3 loss to Charleston Battery

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