TAMPA, Fla. – The USL Championship announced on Thursday the five nominees for the USL Championship Player of the Month award for May, with top performers from the past month of the 2019 season selected for the ballot.
Voting in the USL Player of the Month Award will be conducted by the following three voting bodies:
The award winner and complete voting results will be announced on Thursday, June 13.
Please note: The USL Championship Player of the Month selections process in no way is tied directly to the voting and selection process of End of the Year awards such as USL Championship Most Valuable Player or position players of the year.
USL Championship Player of the Month – May 2019
Jerome Kiesewetter, El Paso Locomotive FC – Kiesewetter scored six goals in four appearances at a rate of a goal every 60 minutes as El Paso went undefeated throughout the month.
John McCarthy, Tampa Bay Rowdies – McCarthy recorded nine saves over four shutouts in four outings as the Rowdies continued their undefeated start to the regular season.
Adam Jahn, Phoenix Rising FC – Jahn scored five goals in four appearances, posting a goal every 70.2 minutes as Rising FC ended the month on a three-game winning streak.
Qudus Lawal, Fresno FC – Lawal scored four goals in five appearances, tallying every 59.75 minutes, while also notching one assist and six key passes for the Foxes.
Evan Newton, Indy Eleven – Newton recorded seven saves as Indy recorded shutouts in four consecutive games to run their home shutout streak to 501 minutes at the end of the May.