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FC Tucson Pair Named to USL League One Team of the Week

By FC Tucson Communications , 05/07/19, 12:30PM MST

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TUCSON (May 7, 2019) — FC Tucson defender José Terrón and goalkeeper Phillip Ejimadu was named to the USL League One Team of the Week for Week 6 of the 2019 USL League One season the league announced today. 

Terrón nabbed his first start of the season last Tuesday against Lansing Ignite FC and did not disappoint. A native of Torrelavega, Spain, Terrón recorded five clearances, one assist and won 8 of 11 duels. He also created two chances as FC Tucson cruised past Lansing Ignite FC 2-0.

Ejimadu, a loanee from MLS side LAFC, recorded five saves and his first clean sheet of the season en route to the victory against Lansing Ignite FC. The performance earned the 19-year-old goalkeeper USL League One Man of the Match honors. Through the first five matches of the season, Ejimadu has registered 17 saves and one clean sheet.

FC Tucson will be back in action this Saturday, May 11th when they travel to Richmond, VA to face off against the Richmond Kickers. Kickoff is set for 4:00 P.M. The match will be televised via ESPN+. 

About FC Tucson  

FC Tucson, established in 2010, is participating in its first-ever professional season in USL League 1. In 2012, FC Tucson was named the USL League 2 Rookie Franchise of the Year. To stay up to date on the club, check out the team’s website at www.fctucson.com. You can also visit the team’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FCTUCSON and follow all of the news related to FC Tucson on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FCTucson.  

 

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