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2001 A-League Teams/Players Of The Week !
 
Dustin Swinehart, Charlotte Eagles
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Adam Smith Long Island Rough Riders Nine saves in 1-0 win at Toronto
D Scott Schweitzer Rochester Rhinos Assist in 3-1 win over Long Island
D Gilbert Jean-Baptiste Charleston Battery 2G in 4-1 vs. Nashville
D Drew Kopp Hershey Wildcats GWG in 1-0 win over Connecticut
M Leighton O達rien Seattle Sounders 2 Goals, Assist in 5-0 win over Vancouver
M Marco Ferruzzi Richmond Kickers GWG in 3-2 win over Indiana
M Shawn Rockey Cincinnati Riverhawks OT GWG in 4-3 win over Richmond
M Scott Benedetti Portland Timbers Two goals in 3-1 win at El Paso
F Dustin Swinehart Charlotte Eagles Four goals in 5-2 win over Atlanta
F Welton Melo Pittsburgh Riverhounds Two goals in 3-1 win at Cincinnati
F Doug Miller Hershey Wildcats Goal, assist in 3-1 win at Connecticut

Thiago Martins, San Diego Flash
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Dwayne Adams Charlotte Eagles Six saves in 3-0 win at Atlanta
D James Wall Nashville Metros Assist in 2-1 win over Charlotte
D Joe Mattacchione Toronto Lynx Game-winner in 2-1 win at Pittsburgh
D Ryan Lee San Diego Flash Assist in 3-0 win at Indiana
M Michael O'Neill Portland Timbers Two goals in 5-2 win over Milwaukee
M Ryan Leib Charlotte Eagles Two assists in 3-0 win at Atlanta
M Leighton O'Brien Seattle Sounders Hat-trick of penalty kicks in 3-2 win at El Paso
M Lenin Steenkamp Rochester Rhinos Goal, two assists in 5-2 win over Connecticut
F Thiago Martins San Diego Flash Two game-winners, two assists in two wins
F Greg Howes Portland Timbers Two goals, assist in 5-2 win over Milwaukee
F Doug Miller Hershey Wildcats Goal, two assists off bench in 3-0 win over Montreal

Corey Woolfolk, Minnesota Thunder
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Brian O'Leary Cincinnati Riverhawks Six saves in 1-0 shutout win at Pittsburgh
D Scott Jenkins Seattle Sounders Overtime game-winner in 2-1 win over Charlotte
D Carlos Zavala Rochester Raging Rhinos Game-winner in 2-1 win over Toronto
D Jon Pickup Cincinnati Riverhawks Assist in 1-0 win at Pittsburgh
M Leonardo Gajardo Charlotte Eagles Two goals in comeback 3-3 tie at Portland
M Kyle Swords Hershey Wildcats Two goals, including a winner, in two wins
M John Sulentic Vancouver Whitecaps Two goals in 3-0 win over Charleston
M Jeff Clarke Portland Timbers Two goals in 2-1 overtime win over Minnesota
F Paul Conway Charleston Battery Two goals in comeback 3-2 win at Atlanta
F Mark Baena Portland Timbers Two goals in 3-3 tie against Charlotte
F Corey Woolfolk Minnesota Thunder Three goals and an assist in two wins

Steve Kindel, Vancouver Whitecaps
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Dwayne Adams Charlotte Eagles Six saves in 0-0 tie at Richmond
D Chris Morman Nashville Metros Two stellar defensive performances in two wins
D Drew Kopp Hershey Wildcats Goal in 5-0 win over Toronto
D Ben Johnson Charlotte Eagles Goal in 2-1 win over Richmond
M Nate Hetherington San Diego Flash Two goals, including OT winner against Vancouver
M Steve Kindel Vancouver Whitecaps Two goals, assist in 3-2 win at El Paso
M Jake Dancy Connecticut Wolves Goal in 2-1 win over Milwaukee
M Jaymi Bailey Nashville Metros Assist in 2-1 win over Indiana
F George Papandreou Montreal Impact Two goals in 2-0 win over Rochester
F Mike Feniger Hershey Wildcats Two goals, assist in 5-0 win over Toronto
F Digital Takawira Milwaukee Rampage Two goals in 2-1 win at Long Island

Mauro Biello, Montreal Impact
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Greg Sutton Montreal Impact Two wins, 16 saves in 2-1 OT win over Seattle
D Alan Soso Milwaukee Rampage Shut down both opponents in two shutouts
D Michael Greigo El Paso Patriots Assist in 1-1 tie versus Minnesota
D Hugo Galeano Charlotte Eagles Broke up several scoring chances in both wins
M Jason Russell Milwaukee Rampage Goal, assist in 4-0 win over Nashville
M Mauro Biello Montreal Impact Three goals, assist in two key wins
M Henry Gutierrez Pittsburgh Riverhounds Three assists in 5-0 win at Connecticut
M Stoian Mladenov Rochester Raging Rhinos Two assists in 2-1 win over Seattle
F Jason Jordan Vancouver Whitecaps Goal, two assists in 3-1 win over Portland
F Caleb Norkus Charlotte Eagles Two goals, assist in two wins
F Digital Takawira Milwaukee Rampage Two goals, assist in two wins

Dustin Swinehart, Charlotte Eagles
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Scott Vallow Rochester Raging Rhinos 10 saves in 1-0 shutouts against Hershey & Portland
D Pete Luzak Richmond Kickers Stellar in shutting down Indiana frontrunners
D Kevin O達rien Charlotte Eagles Solid games versus Cincinnati and Indiana
D Jason Annichero Atlanta Silverbacks Goal, led team to 5th shutout in last seven games
M Patrice Bernier Montreal Impact Goal, assist in 3-0 win over Toronto
M Paul Dougherty Pittsburgh Riverhounds Two goals, assist in 4-1 win at Long Island
M Dustin Swinehart Charlotte Eagles Two goals, two assists in two wins
M Stoian Mladenov Rochester Raging Rhinos Two game-winning assists in 1-0 wins
F Steve Butcher Milwaukee Rampage Two goals, assist in 5-3 win over San Diego
F Ryan Walker Atlanta Silverbacks Two goals, assist in 7-0 win over Cincinnati
F Juan Arango Toronto lynx Two goals in 3-0 win over Portland

Stoian Mladenov, Rochester Raging Rhinos
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Preston Burpo Seattle Sounders Five saves in shutout versus Richmond
D James Wall Nashville Metros Critical blocked shots and steals in two wins
D Nick Terlecky Pittsburgh Riverhounds Goal in a 2-2 tie at Rochester
D Carlos Martinez El Paso Patriots Goal, assist in 2-1 win over Hershey
M Mac Cozier Charleston Battery Two goals in 4-2 win over Cincinnati
M Stoian Mladenov Rochester Raging Rhinos Four goals, two assists in two wins and tie
M Javier Bustos San Diego Flash Two goals in 3-0 win over Hershey
M Jaymi Bailey Nashville Metros Three assists in 5-2 win over Cincinnati
F Ignace Moleka Atlanta Silverbacks Two goals, assist in 5-2 win over Long Island
F Jakob Fenger Nashville Metros Five goals in wins over Cincinnati and Long Island
F Jason Farrell Seattle Sounders Two goals in 3-0 win over Richmond

Rob Ukrop, Richmond Kickers
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Ronnie Pascale Richmond Kickers Ten saves in 3-0 win over Cincinnati
D Mark Schulte Minnesota Thunder Assist on winner in 1-0 win over Milwaukee
D Dan Calichman Charleston Battery Dominant defensive performance in shutout
D Tony Waugh Richmond Kickers Solid performance in 3-0 win over Cincinnati
M Stoian Mladenov Rochester Raging Rhinos Goal, assist in 6-2 win over Long Island
M Mike Gentile Minnesota Thunder Winner in 1-0 win over Milwaukee
M Steve Kindel Vancouver Whitecaps Goal, assist in 3-0 win over San Diego
M Gary DePalma Pittsburgh Riverhounds Two goals in 5-2 win over Montreal
F Jacob Coggins Charlotte Eagles Two goals in 3-2 win over Indiana
F Rob Ukrop Richmond Kickers Two goals, including winner, in 3-2 win
F Paul Conway Charleston Battery Goal, assist in 2-0 win over Cincinnati

Sean-Michael Callahan, Atlanta Silverbacks
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Taly Goode Atlanta Silverbacks One goal allowed in three road wins over the week
D Chris Brown Richmond Kickers Solid in two crucial 2-1 wins in league and Open Cup
D Dean Sewell Connecticut Wolves Goal in 2-0 win at Pittsburgh
D Steve McCauley Vancouver Whitecaps Strong performance in 4-0 shutout over Portland
M Lenin Steenkamp Rochester Raging Rhinos Game-winner in 2-1 overtime win over Toronto
M Robbie Aristodemo Toronto Lynx Game-winning assist in 1-0 win over Hershey
M Michael O'Neill Portland Timbers Game-winner in 1-0 win over Milwaukee
M Sean-Michael Callahan Atlanta Silverbacks Goal, three assists in two wins on the road
F Ihor Dotsenko Atlanta Silverbacks Two goals in 4-0 win at Milwaukee
F Jeff Houser Nashville Metros Three goals in win and loss
F Luis Macias El Paso Patriots Two goals, winner, in 3-2 win over Vancouver

Luis Macias, El Paso Patriots
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Dwayne Adams Charlotte Eagles Five saves in 1-0 shutout over Rochester
D Max Zieky Connecticut Wolves Assist in 2-1 win over Long Island
D Brett Sancho Portland Timbers Assist in 3-2 win over San Diego
D Chad Evans Hershey Wildcats Excellent in shutting down Rhinos for Open Cup
M Greg Howes Portland Timbers Two goals, assist in 3-2 win over San Diego
M Mauro Biello Montreal Impact Two goals in 2-1 win over Connecticut
M Miguel Suazo San Diego Flash Goal, two assists in 6-1 win over Pittsburgh
M Leighton O達rien Seattle Sounders Two goals in 2-1 win over Milwaukee
F Kevin Jeffrey Richmond Kickers Two goals in 2-1 win over Rochester
F Luis Macias El Paso Patriots 2nd player to score five goals in USL A-League
F Mark Rowland El Paso Patriots Two goals, four assists in two wins

Nate Daligcon, Rochester Raging Rhinos
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G David Winner Indiana Blast Seven saves in 2-0 win over Nashville
D Joe Mattacchione Toronto Lynx Goal in 80th minute for 1-1 tie versus Connecticut
D Gilbert Jean-Baptiste Charleston Battery Goal, assist in 4-1 win over NY/NJ in Open Cup
D Chris Franks Vancouver Whitecaps Assist on winner in 3-2 win over San Diego
M Nate Daligcon Rochester Rhinos Hat-trick in 3-1 win over Long Island
M Winston Griffiths Connecticut Wolves Goal, assist in 3-2 win over Mutiny in Open Cup
M Carlos Farias El Paso Two assists in 4-3 win over Chico in Open Cup
M Kevin Knight Richmond Kickers Goal in both Open Cup and A-League wins
F Paul Conway Charleston Battery Two goals in 2-1 overtime win at Cincinnati
F Digital Takawira Milwaukee Rampage Hat-trick in 5-2 win over Seattle
F Rodrigo Costa Indiana Blast Two goals in 2-0 win over Nashville

Rees Bettinger, Seattle Sounders
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Jon Busch Hershey Wildcats Two shutouts versus Long Island and Connecticut
D Peter Hattrup Seattle Sounders Goal, two assists in 5-1 win at Vancouver
D Ricardo Iribarren Pittsburgh Riverhounds Assist in 2-0 win over Toronto
D Adam Maurer San Diego Flash Goal in 1-0 win at Minnesota
M Mario Longo Cincinnati Riverhawks Winner in 3-2 overtime road win
M Steve Armas Minnesota Thunder Winner in 2-1 win over El Paso
M Jason Farrell Seattle Sounders Goal, assist in 5-1 win at Vancouver
M Gary DePalma Pittsburgh Riverhounds Goal in 1-1 tie at Long Island
F Rees Bettinger Seattle Sounders Hat-trick in 5-1 win at Vancouver
F David Hayes Milwaukee Rampage Two goals in 4-3 win over San Diego
F Gabe Valencia Nashville Metros Two goals in 3-0 win over Indiana

Rodrigo Costa, Indiana Blast
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Matt Napoleon Portland Timbers Six saves in 1-0 win at Minnesota
D Dwayne Demmin Indiana Blast 90th minute winner in 3-2 win at Charleston
D Darren Warham Charleston Battery Assist in 1-0 win at Richmond
D James Wall Nashville Metros Maintained 1-1 tie with man disadvantage
M Temoc Suarez Connecticut Wolves Two goals in 4-1 win at Pittsburgh
M Nathan Watkins Charlotte Eagles Winner in 110th minute of 2-1 win over Cincinnati
M Terry St. Louis Vancouver Whitecaps Sub scored four minutes after entering in 1-1 tie
M Winston Griffiths Connecticut Wolves Three assists in 4-1 win at Pittsburgh
F Rodrigo Costa Indiana Blast Two goals in 3-2 win at Charleston
F Mugurel Dimitru El Paso Patriots Two goals in 3-1 win over Seattle
F John Wolyniec Rochester Rhinos Winner in final seconds in 1-0 win at Hershey

Paul Schneider, Atlanta Silverbacks
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Alfredo Estrada Cincinnati Riverhawks Equalizer in 90th minute of win over Indiana
D Scott Schweitzer Rochester Rhinos Goal in 2-1 win over Pittsburgh
D Max Zieky Connecticut Wolves Goal in 2-1 win over Montreal
D Mike Williams Hershey Wildcats Stellar performance in 1-0 win at Toronto
M Giuliano Oliviero Montreal Impact Goal, assist in 3-2 overtime win over Hershey
M Viet Nguyen Seattle Sounders Goal, assist in 3-0 win over Utah
M Javier Bustos San Diego Flash Two goals, assist in 7-1 win over Stanislaus
M Hugo Alcaraz San Diego Flash Two goals, assist in 7-1 win over Stanislaus
F Paul Schneider Atlanta Silverbacks Two goals, assist in two wins over Charlotte
F Oliver Ellsworth Milwaukee Rampage Goal, assist as sub in 2-1 win at San Diego
F Mark Baena Portland Timbers Two goals in 3-1 win over Minnesota

David Hayes, Milwaukee Rampage
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Jon Busch Hershey Wildcats Shutouts against Pittsburgh, Rochester & Reading
D Nick Terlecky Pittsburgh Riverhounds Goal in 8-0 win over Northern Virginia
D James Wall Nashville Metros Goal in 3-0 win over Greenville
D Mike Henning Hershey Wildcats Assist on winner in 1-0 win over Rochester
M Jon Akin Charleston Battery Two goals in 5-0 win over Carolina
M Danny DeVall Nashville Metros Two assists in 3-0 win over Greenville
M Shawn Rockey Cincinnati Riverhawks Goal, assist in 2-1 win over Nashville
M Giuliano Oliviero Montreal Impact Two assists in 2-0 win over Long Island
F Phil Karn Pittsburgh Riverhounds Hat-trick in 8-0 win over Northern Virginia
F Moussa Sy Long Island Rough Riders Two goals in 3-1 win at Connecticut
F David Hayes Milwaukee Rampage Game-winners in two 1-0 wins

Mark Baena, Portland Timbers
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Scott Vallow Rochester Raging Rhinos Six saves in 1-0 win at Toronto
D Ricardo Iribarren Pittsburgh Riverhounds Assist in 2-0 win over Montreal
D Khary Stockton Milwaukee Rampage Goal in 2-2 tie at Indiana, assist in 3-0 win
D Dean Sewell Connecticut Wolves Assist on overtime winner in 2-1 win at Montreal
M Nate Daligcon Rochester Raging Rhinos Goal, assist in 3-0 win over Western Mass
M Morgan Zeba Minnesota Thunder Two goals, assist in 3-1 win over Cincinnati
M Winston Griffiths Connecticut Wolves Two goals in 2-1 win at Montreal
M Jon Akin Charleston Battery Three assists in 5-2 win over Nashville
F Kevin Jeffrey Richmond Kickers Two goals in 2-0 win over Atlanta
F Mark Baena Portland Timbers Hat-trick, assist in 4-3 win at San Diego
F Paul Conway Charleston Battery Hat-trick in 5-2 win over Nashville

Jakob Fenger, Nashville Metros
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Oscar Mejia Long Island Rough Riders Eight saves in debut in 0-0 draw at Richmond
D Jaymi Bailey Nashville Metros Goal, assist in 3-1 win at Atlanta
D Scott Cannon Charleston Battery Game-winning goal in 2-0 win at Wilmington
D Craig Donaldson Indiana Blast Game-winner in 3-2 win over Cincinnati
M Martin Nash Rochester Raging Rhinos Goal, 2 assists in 4-0 win over New Hampshire
M John Menyongar Minnesota Thunder Equalizer in 2-2 draw at El Paso
M Leighton O達rien Seattle Sounders Game-winner in 1-0 win over Milwaukee
F Caleb Norkus Charlotte Eagles Two goals in 3-1 win at Carolina
F Jamel Mitchell Rochester Raging Rhinos Two goals in 4-0 win over New Hampshire
F Rees Bettinger Seattle Sounders Two goals in 3-0 win over Northern Nevada
M Jakob Fenger Nashville Metros Two goals in 2-1 win over Atlanta

Jeff Houser, Nashville Metros
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Alfredo Estrada Cincinnati Riverhawks Eight saves in 1-0 win over Minnesota
D Edmundo Rodriguez Atlanta Silverbacks Scored game-winner in 3-2 overtime win
D David Wright Pittsburgh Riverhounds Goal, assist in 2-1 win at Reading
D Gilbert Jean-Baptiste Charleston Battery Scored game-winner in 2-0 win over Montreal
M Carlos Farias El Paso Patriots Two goals in 3-1 win over San Diego
M Morgan Zeba Minnesota Thunder Three assists in 3-2 win at Indiana
M Tommy Tanner Rochester Raging Rhinos Goal, assist in 2-1 win at Western Mass
M Kevin Alvero Richmond Kickers Two goals in 5-0 win over New Jersey
F Jeff Houser Nashville Metros Hat-trick in 4-2 win at Charlotte
F Darren Sawatzky Portland Timbers Goal, two assists in weekend split versus Seattle
F Rodrigo Costa Indiana Blast Two goals in 2-1 win over Atlanta

Adam Throop, Connecticut Wolves
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Adam Throop Connecticut Wolves Nine saves in 1-1 tie at Rochester
D Mark Schulte Minnesota Thunder Goal in 4-0 shutout against Indiana
D Kyle Swords Hershey Wildcats Goal in shutout over Northern Virginia
D Jerome Watson San Diego Flash FC Outstanding performance in 2-0 win over Chico
M Marco Ferruzzi Richmond Kickers Assist and game-winning goal in 3-2 win
M Pablo Peirano Atlanta Silverbacks Goal and assist in 2-1 win over Nashville
M Michael O誰eill Portland Timbers Three goals, two in win over Northern Nevada
M Mike Feniger Hershey Wildcats Goal and assist in 4-0 win over Northern Virginia
F Paul Conway Charleston Battery Two goals in 4-1 win over Charlotte
F Gerard Lagos Minnesota Thunder Two goals in comeback from broken leg
F David Hayes Milwaukee Rampage Two goals in 3-1 win over Indiana

John Ball, Charleston Battery
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Adam Throop Connecticut Wolves Shutout in 1-0 overtime win over Minnesota
D Josh McKay Richmond Kickers Stellar defensive play in two shutouts
D Bert Williams Connecticut Wolves Shutout Minnesota and scored game-winner
D Peter Luzak Richmond Kickers Scored game-winner in 1-0 win over S. Jersey
M Fernando Fernandes Long Island Rough Riders Two assists tied and beat Minnesota
M Doug Watson Hershey Wildcats Two assists in 4-0 win over Indiana
M John Ball Charleston Battery Three goals in two victories
M Ben Diallo Long Island Rough Riders Game-winner in 3-2 win over Minnesota
F David Hayes Milwaukee Rampage Two goals in 5-3 win over Cincinnati
F Dustin Swinehart Charlotte Eagles Two goals in 4-0 win over Wilmington
F Ignace Moleka Atlanta Silverbacks Hat-trick in 5-1 win over Greenville

Dustin Swineheart, Charlotte Eagles
A-LEAGUE TEAM OF THE WEEK
Pos. Player Team Highlights
G Matthew Hall San Diego FC Shutout in 3-0 win over Milwaukee
D Dan Calichman Charleston Battery Goal in 3-2 loss to Charlotte
D Esmundo Rodriguez El Paso Patriots Assist in 2-2 tie against Milwaukee
D Joey Martinez San Diego FC Helped post shutout in 3-0 win over Milwaukee
M Gary Ablett Long Island Rough Riders Game-winner in 3-2 victory over New Jersey
M Paul Oyuga Connecticut Wolves Goal in 1-1 tie versus Boston
M Ryan Leib Charlotte Eagles Two assists in 3-2 win over Charleston
M Carlos Calderson San Diego FC Goal in 3-0 victory over Milwaukee
F Dustin Swinehart Charlotte Eagles Two goals, including game-winner
F Ignace Moleka Atlanta Silverbacks Two goals in 2-1 overtime win
F Charles Adair San Diego FC Two goals in 3-0 win over Milwaukee

Gustavo Leal, El Paso Patriots

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