The North American Soccer League (NASL) announced today the Team of the Month for September, featuring Indy Eleven defender Colin Falvey after the club conceded just four goals in four games while picking up two clean sheets in the process.
The Irishman featured for all 90 minutes in all four games while winning 83% of his tackles and over 62% of his duels while collecting 11 interceptions in the process. Falvey again joins teammates Justin Braun (June), Marco Franco (July), Jon Busch (July), and Nemanja Vukovic (July) as those honored this year, but is the only Indy Eleven player to have been named to the Team of the Month twice after picking up the honor in May.
See below for the rest of the honorees:
GK: Brian Sylvestre (North Carolina FC) – The young shot-stopper led all goalkeepers in saves with 12 during September and also kept three clean sheets.
DEF: Blake Smith (Miami FC) – The fullback had three assists and also won 12 duels and made 16 clearances.
DEF: Connor Tobin (North Carolina FC) – He led all defenders with 35 clearances and was third with 10 interceptions. He also won 14 duels.
DEF: Colin Falvey (Indy Eleven) – The center back led all defenders with 10 blocks and was second in defenders for duels won (27) and interceptions (11). He also made 17 clearances.
DEF: Steven Miller (North Carolina FC) – The fullback scored a goal as well as coming in second for defenders in tackles won with 12 and tied for first in duels won for defenders with 30.
MID: Javi Márquez (New York Cosmos) – He led all players in the NASL with 12 chances created and he scored a pair of goals along with one assist in September.
MID: Nazmi Albadawi (North Carolina FC) – North Carolina’s captain scored a goal as well as having an assist. He also created 11 chances during the month.
MID: Sainey Nyassi (FC Edmonton) – He had a goal and an assist for the Eddies during the month.
FWD: Jaime Chávez (Miami FC) – The forward scored six times as well as adding an assist during September. He was also named Player of the Month.
FWD: Ciarán Kilduff (Jacksonville Armada FC) – He scored three goals during the recent month of action.
FWD: Devon Sandoval (San Francisco Deltas) – The forward scored a pair of goals and also had an assist.