TAMPA, Fla. – Austin Bold FC forward Kris Tyrpak has been voted the USL Championship Player of the Week for Week 13 of the 2019 season. Tyrpak scored a second-half hat trick after coming on as a substitute in the 53rd minute to lead Bold FC to a 3-2 comeback victory against Tulsa Roughnecks FC on Saturday night, notching the ninth hat trick in the Championship this season.
Tyrpak received 76 percent of the poll conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL Championship market. Ottawa Fury FC’s Mour Samb finished second with 24 percent after recording two goals and two assists in his side’s 4-1 win against the Charlotte Independence on Sunday afternoon.
GK – John McCarthy, Tampa Bay Rowdies: McCarthy recorded a four-save shutout that included a penalty kick save early in the second half to lead the Rowdies past Birmingham Legion FC.
D – Joe Amico, Orange County SC: Amico recorded six interceptions, six clearances and nine recoveries and won four tackles to help Orange County hold off Rio Grande Valley FC in a 2-1 victory.
D – Ish Jome, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC: Jome recorded the assist on the Switchbacks’ game-winner and recorded six recoveries, four clearances and won 4 of 5 duels against Fresno FC.
D – Bryam Rebellon, El Paso Locomotive FC: Rebellon completed 74 of 84 passes, won three tackles and recorded seven recoveries to help El Paso claim victory on the road against Tacoma Defiance.
M – Tyler Pasher, Indy Eleven: Pasher scored the game-winning goal and had two key passes and eight recoveries to help the Eleven in a comeback victory against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC.
M – Sam Werner, Sacramento Republic FC: Werner played a key role in Sacramento’s opening goal and then scored a beautiful finish that proved the game-winner in Republic FC’s win against San Antonio FC.
M – Niall McCabe, Louisville City FC: McCabe provided the assist on the opening goal, notched LouCity’s fourth with a perfectly-placed free kick, and in-between recorded three key passes and completed 45 of 53 passes.
M – Kyle Zajec, New York Red Bulls II: Zajec scored the first two goals of his career and won 8 of 13 duels, four tackles and recorded one key pass in a comprehensive victory against Bethlehem Steel FC.
F – Kris Tyrpak, Austin Bold FC: Tyrpak scored a second-half hat trick after coming on as a substitute to lead Bold FC to a 3-2 victory against Tulsa Roughnecks FC, overcoming a two-goal deficit.
F – Brian Brown, Reno 1868 FC: Brown had one goal and one assist, hit the post and recorded seven shots and two key passes in 1868 FC’s victory against Silver State Cup rival Las Vegas Lights FC.
F – Mour Samb, Ottawa Fury FC: Samb contributed to every goal for Fury FC, scoring twice and adding two assists as Ottawa defeated the Charlotte Independence 4-1.
Bench: Cody Laurendi (OKC), Harry Swartz (HFD), Duke Lacroix (RNO), Andrew Tinari (TBR), Christiano Francois (OTT), Justin Dhillon (TAC), Brian Iloski (LA)
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