TAMPA, Fla. – Two goalkeepers went the entire month of May undefeated as Indy Eleven’s Evan Newton and the Tampa Bay Rowdies’ John McCarthy both recorded four shutouts, while elsewhere some of the league’s other shot-stoppers gave us a series of highlight-reel moments. 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, June 10
USL Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Month Finalists – May
Zac Lubin (PHX) - #PHXvRGV, 5/10/19: Lubin produced a sensational double-save, palming away an initial shot before guiding a rebound effort onto the post with his foot, to protect Phoenix’s lead in a 3-1 victory over the Toros at Casino Arizona Field.
Cody Mizell (NM) - #NMvSA, 5/5/19: Mizell stood up well to parry away a one-on-one chance for San Antonio’s Brian Gomez to keep NMU ahead early in the second half of Sunday evening’s contest.
Cody Mizell (NM) - #COSvNM, 5/18/19: Mizell continued his strong season with a tipped save to deny a good header by Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC’s Mike Seth at Weidner Field.
Alex Tambakis (ELP) - #NYvNC, 5/24/19: Tambakis got across his goal well to make a fingertip save on a free kick by New York’s Jared Stroud bound for the top-right corner that preserved all three points for NCFC.
Matt Cardone (SA) - #SAvOC, 5/11/19: Cardone made a fantastic fingertip save to keep out a glancing header from Orange County’s Harry Forrester in the first half of his three-save shutout at Toyota Field.