Seven times OKC Energy FC sent a ball towards the Whitecaps FC 2 net last Sunday, and seven times they were denied.
Goalkeeper Sean Melvin was named to the USL Team of the Week on Tuesday for his stellar performance, frustrating the Energy FC attack throughout the match in the scoreless road draw over the weekend.
In addition, the Victoria, BC native's 58th minute stop on a Coady Andrews header is up for USL Save of the Week. Click here to vote for Melvin, who made several saves at full stretch.
Whitecaps FC 2 are back home on Sunday when they host Orange County SC at UBC Thunderbird Stadium. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. PT. Click here to tickets.
USL Team of the Week
GK – Sean Melvin, Whitecaps FC 2: Melvin recorded a seven-save shutout as WFC2 earned a draw on the road against OKC Energy FC on Sunday night.
D – Victor Vasquez, Phoenix Rising FC: Vasquez recorded five tackles and four interceptions over Rising FC’s two outings over the week as the side earned a win and a draw.
D – Lamar Batista, Portland Timbers 2: Batista recorded three interceptions and five clearances as T2 earned a shutout against Real Monarchs SLC on Saturday night.
D – Brent Richards, Reno 1868 FC: Richards recorded the opening goal in Reno’s 2-1 victory against the LA Galaxy II on Wednesday and finished with five tackles and seven interceptions over two games.
M – Pedro Ribeiro, Harrisburg City Islanders: Ribeiro notched the game-winning goal against Saint Louis FC and also notched an assist earlier in the week against the Tampa Bay Rowdies for the City Islanders.
M – Joey Calistri, Tulsa Roughnecks FC: Calistri had the game-winning goal and an assist as the Roughnecks earned a 3-1 victory against Whitecaps FC 2 to finish their trip to Cascadia with seven points.
M – Speedy Williams, Louisville City FC: Williams scored his first goal of the season from the penalty spot to cap an outstanding midfield performance that saw him complete 81 of 95 passes and win all eight of his regular and aerial duels.
M – Sunny Jane, Richmond Kickers: Jane scored one goal and set up the other with a well-delivered free kick as the Kickers ended Orlando City B’s 12-game undefeated streak on Thursday night.
F – Stefano Bonomo, New York Red Bulls II: Bonomo converted twice from the penalty spot to lead the Red Bulls II to a 2-1 victory against Toronto FC II on Saturday night
F – Irvin Parra, Orange County SC: Parra’s first goal for Orange County lifted the side to a crucial 2-1 victory against the Swope Park Rangers that pushed OCSC back into the playoff picture.
F – Georgi Hristov, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Hristov scored a pair of goals as the Rowdies rallied to defeat the Harrisburg City Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night at FNB Field.
Bench: Charlie Lyon (OC), A.J. Gray (PHX), Carlos Rodriguez (SAC), Sam Rogers (SEA), Michael Reed (SA), Renzo Zambrano (POR), Luke Spencer (LOU)