RENO, Nev. – Reno 1868 FC forward Corey Hertzog has been named to the USL’s Team of the Week for week 10. The forward notched a goal and an assist in a 2-1 win over Phoenix Rising on Saturday. This is the second time this season Hertzog has earned the honor, and is the fourth-straight week with a Reno player earning the honor.
Hertzog joins Christiano François as the only Reno players to earn the honor multiple times this season. The goal moved Hertzog’s career total to 66, closing in on becoming just the third player ever to score 70 USL Championship goals. Hertzog’s 23 goals with Reno are also closing in on Brian Brown’s club record 28 career goals.
Hertzog and Reno are back in action on Saturday at home against Portland Timbers 2. Kickoff from Greater Nevada Field is set for 7 p.m. PT, and can be seen on Nevada Sports Net or ESPN Radio 94.5 locally, or ESPN+ nationally.
USL Championship Team of the Week – Week 10
GK – Colin Miller, Loudoun United FC: Miller recorded nine saves, including denying a penalty kick, to match the most saves in a single game this season in Loudoun’s 3-2 defeat to the New York Red Bulls II on Saturday evening.
D – Dillon Serna, Sporting Kansas City II: Serna recorded two assists, completed 25 of 32 passes overall and recorded two blocked shots and nine recoveries in SKC II’s 2-1 victory against FC Tulsa on Saturday night.
D – Logan Gdula, Charleston Battery: Gdula scored once, and completed 77 of 92 passes and 2 of 2 dribbles and made 18 recoveries as the Battery swept a pair of victories against Miami FC and the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
D – Ryan James, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: James scored a pair of goals, completed 52 of 58 passes and won 7 of 9 duels in a standout display that helped the Hounds to a 3-0 victory against Hartford Athletic.
M – Blake Smith, San Antonio FC: Smith recorded one goal and one assist, had two shots overall and made two clearances in San Antonio’s 3-1 victory against Rio Grande Valley FC on Friday night.
M – Jake LaCava, New York Red Bulls II: LaCava recorded his first two professional goals, had seven shots overall and one chance created in New York’s 3-2 victory against Loudoun United FC.
M – Bryam Rebellon, El Paso Locomotive FC: Rebellon scored a late game-winner for El Paso against Real Monarchs SLC and won 10 of 17 duels and completed 28 of 42 passes while recording five shots overall.
M – Jaden Servania, Birmingham Legion FC: Servania recorded one goal and one assist and completed 15 of 16 passes and recorded three chances created as Legion FC took a 4-1 victory against the Charlotte Independence.
F – Augustine Williams, LA Galaxy II: Williams recorded three goals and one assist and completed 39 of 48 passes across two contests as Los Dos took a pair of victories to move into second place in Group B.
F – Billy Forbes, Austin Bold FC: Forbes scored three goals and completed 32 of 38 passes in two contests as Austin remained in second place in Group D after draws against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and OKC Energy FC.
F – Corey Hertzog, Reno 1868 FC: Hertzog recorded one goal and one assist, had three chances created overall and completed 28 of 36 passes in 1868 FC’s 2-1 victory against Phoenix Rising FC on Saturday night.
Bench: Ford Parker (BHM), Jordan Dover (PIT), Sean Totsch (LOU), Neco Brett (BHM) Christian Volesky (COS), Kairou Amoustapha (LDN), Blake Frischknecht (LV)