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Five To Shine: Tommy McCabe, Alex Morrell Featured

By Matt Reed -, 04/01/19, 11:00AM EDT


A weekly look at five USL League Two players turned professional

Professional leagues are in full swing here in the United States, and another league came into the full over the weekend with the debut of USL League One!

To highlight these tremendous talents, "Five To Shine" is here this week to shine a spotlight on five former League Two-ers that put in the work over the weekend with their pro club.

In League One's first-ever match, Alex Morrell scored for Tormenta FC to give his club a 1-0 win over Greenville Triumph on a night that proved to be spectacular in Statesboro, Georgia.

Meanwhile, a number of players in the USL Championship stood out, including New York Red Bulls II attacker Jared Stroud, Tommy McCabe of North Carolina FC and Tacoma Defiance goalkeeper Trey Muse.

At the MLS level, Jeremy Ebobisse scored his second goal of the season for the Portland Timbers.

Below, check out how all five players performed over the weekend.

Alex Morrell vs. Greenville Triumph

Jared Stroud vs. Memphis 901 FC

Tommy McCabe vs. Charleston Battery

Jeremy Ebobisse vs. LA Galaxy

Trey Muse vs. New Mexico United





Weekly Notes

Former League Two Team

Tommy McCabe North Carolina FC M The on-loan midfielder scored one of the best goals of the weekend around USL Championship with his late strike to preserve a 1-1 draw against the Charleston Battery. Baltimore Bohemians
Alex Morrell Tormenta FC M
The first goal in USL League One history? That goes to Morrell, who helped guide Tormenta to a 1-0 victory in the league's first-ever match.  
KSI Tampa Bay
Jared Stroud New York Red Bulls II F Stroud scored his side's first goal in a 3-2 win against Memphis 901 FC. New York Red Bulls U23
Trey Muse Tacoma Defiance GK Muse made three saves in his side's 2-1 defeat to New Mexico United. Derby City Rovers
Jeremy Ebobisse Portland Timbers F Ebobisse scored the Timbers' lone goal in a 2-1 defeat against the LA Galaxy. D.C. United U23

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