Academy Players of the Week for the Week of Feb. 1
U-15/16: Josh McNeeley
Club: Los Angeles Galaxy
Goalkeeper Josh McNeeley, who participated with one of the eight Select Teams at the 2009 Winter Showcase, posted a shutout against Pateadores during the Galaxy’s 0-0 draw in the stadium at The Home Depot Center on Jan. 31. The U-15/16 were playing their first competitive match since December and remained unbeaten in divisional play with a 1-0-2 record.
U-17/18: Kevin Huezo
Club: Irvine Strikers
Kevin Huezo continued his impressive scoring rate with two goals against Real So Cal, leading his team to a 3-2 win. Sunday’s brace brought Huezo’s scoring total to five goals in six games on the year as the Irvine Strikers have an even .500 record in both divisional and overall play on the season.