TAMPA, Fla. – Goalkeepers across the USL Championship recorded more than 400 saves and over 40 shutouts in April, giving us another succession of highlight-reel moments from the league’s top shot-stopper. We’ve picked out five of the best, now you get to vote on which one will earn the USL Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Month award.
Voting will continue through 12 p.m. ET on Monday, May 13.
USL Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Month Finalists – April
Alex Tambakis (NC) - #NCvMEM, 4/6/19: Tambakis read a low shot-cross through his six-yard area by Memphis 901 FC’s Adam Najem perfectly, allowing him to palm the effort away despite the onrushing attackers.
Dylan Castanheira (ATL) - #MEMvATL, 4/10/19: Castanheira showed off his reflexes with a point-blank save that denied Memphis 901 FC’s Jacob Hauser-Ramsey as part of an eight-save shutout.
Curtis Anderson (CLT) - #CLTvNC, 4/20/19: Anderson went at full stretch to turn away an excellent effort by North Carolina FC’s Ben Speas that was curling toward the top-right corner of the net.
Cody Mizell (NM) - #NMvPOR, 4/26/19: Mizell made a diving stop to his right to keep a long-range strike by the Portland Timbers 2’s Eryk Williamson from finding the back of the net.
Mason Stajduhar (TUL) - #TULvCOS, 4/24/19: Stajduhar stared down Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC’s Andre Shinyashiki and made a great one-on-one save to keep the game scoreless early at ONEOK Field.