TAMPA, Fla - New teams have players highlighted in this week's Team of the Week after top class performances in Week 8.
Here's a look at the Week 8, All-Conference, Team of the Week:
GK - Wesley Storm, Cincinnati Dutch Lions: In a matchup against fellow Dutch Lions side, Dayton, Storm kept a clean sheet and registered five assists in the process for the second consecutive time.
D - Abdoulaye Cissoko, San Diego Zest FC: San Diego grabbed their first win last week but couldn’t do it without a resolute defense. Cissoko played a key role in the backline, playing the entire game and keeping a clean sheet.
D - Matthew Sloan, Long Island Rough Riders: Naturally a defender but lined up further forward last week and Long Island benefitted from it. Sloan scored a hattrick against FA Euro while playing a more advanced position.
D - Jacob Evans, Brazos Valley Cavalry FC: Brazos has been absolutely rolling this season both forward and backward. Evans has been a part of both with only one goal conceded last week while scoring three goals and registering three assists.
M - Goteh Ntignee, Victoria Highlanders: Victoria played Calgary twice last week and Ntignee got on the scoresheet in both games. The Victoria midfielder played the full 180 minutes last week and looked strong throughout.
M - Artur De Luca, Peachtree City MOBA: De Luca was a menace against Dalton last week registering five shots. Two of those shots ended up going in as MOBA beat Dalton 2-0 over the weekend.
M - Derek Waleffe, Chicago FC United: In his first game last week Waleffe played a part in both of Chicago’s goals against Dayton and also looked very strong despite the loss in his 61 minutes against Flint City.
M - Jack Beer, Manhattan SC: Beer played every minute in both games last week including an 8-1 win over Black Rock where the midfielder scored two goals and registered two assists in the same game.
F - Leonardo Paiva, The Villages SC: Paiva has been on an incredible run of form scoring a goal in each of his last four games played which means last week he had two goals in two wins and also registered an assist against Florida Elite.
F - Pol Vassart, Tri-Cities Otters: Vassart started last week off on the right foot with two goals and an assist in a big 4-1 win over Tobacco Road. A few days later against Virginia Beach Vassart claimed another assist in a 3-3 draw.
F - Manuel Medina, SoCal Seahorses: Medina faced both San Francisco sides last week and scored four goals in those two matches. The SoCal striker had a hattrick in his second game as his Seahorses took down SF City, 4-1.