The United Soccer League revealed its 2016 USL All-League Teams on Tuesday, and 12 of those receiving honors are PDL alumni.
FC Cincinnati’s Sean Okoli, who previously played for the Sounders FC U23, headlines the seven players named to the USL All-League First Team, while Devala Gorrick, Zach Carroll, Joe Farrell, Corey Hertzog and Cameron Iwasa earned USL All-League Second Team honors.
Okoli finished the USL regular season with 16 goals, earning him 2016 USL Golden Boot honors. Cincinnati teammates Mitch Hildebrandt, who played with the Michigan Bucks, and Harrison Delbridge – a former Ventura County Fusion defender – join Okoli in receiving first-team honors.
The Baltimore Bohemians, Bucks and Fusion each had two alumni named to the USL All-League Teams, while the New York Red Bulls U23, the OC Blues U23, the Sounders U23, Reading United AC and FC Tucson each had one.
GK - Mitch Hildebrandt, FC Cincinnati – Michigan Bucks
D - Harrison Delbridge, FC Cincinnati – Ventura County Fusion
D - Amer Didic, Swope Park Rangers
D - Aaron Long, New York Red Bulls II – FC Tucson
D - Hugh Roberts, Richmond Kickers – Baltimore Bohemians
M - Danny Barrera, Sacramento Republic FC – Ventura County Fusion
M - Villyan Bijev, Portland Timbers 2
M - Enzo Martinez, Charlotte Independence
F - Brandon Allen, New York Red Bulls II – Baltimore Bohemians
F - Jack McBean, LA Galaxy II
F - Sean Okoli, FC Cincinnati – Seattle Sounders FC U23
GK - Devala Gorrick, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC – Two PDL teams
D - Zach Carroll, New York Red Bulls II – Michigan Bucks
D - Joe Farrell, Rochester Rhinos – New York Red Bulls U23
D - Bruno Perone, Wilmington Hammerheads FC
D - Josh Suggs, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
M - Jose Barril, Harrisburg City Islanders
M - Kenardo Forbes, Rochester Rhinos
M - Yudai Imura, Richmond Kickers
F - Irvin Herrera, Saint Louis FC
F - Corey Hertzog, Pittsburgh Riverhounds – Reading United AC
F - Cameron Iwasa, Sacramento Republic FC – OC Blues U23