Indy Eleven goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams has been named to the USL Team of the Week for Week 20 of the 2018 season. The Welsh international accumulated four saves in "Indiana's Team's" 0-1 win on the road against Bethlehem Steel FC. This marks the first time Fon Williams has featured in the Team of the Week lineup.
In 2018, Fon Williams has started every match so far, totaling 1,800 minutes of play. In that time, the Welshman has made 47 saves and kept eight clean sheets, putting him in a four-way tie for fourth most clean sheets across the USL.
Fon Williams joined the team on loan for the 2018 season from Scottish Championship club Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Fon Williams made 71 appearances for Inverness including starting in the club’s first ever Europa League match in 2015. Additionally, Fon WIlliams was a member of the Wales National Team roster that reached the semi-finals of 2016 UEFA Euro Tournament. Before making the move to Scotland, the Welsh keeper made 271 appearances for four different clubs throughout the English Football League.
The “Boys in Blue” are on road once more on August 5 in a rematch against 2017 USL champions Louisville City FC. Ten days later, “Indiana's Team” will return to Lucas Oil Stadium to take on North Carolina FC for Networking Night. Fans can get tickets to the match on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m. by visiting IndyEleven.com/Tickets or by calling (317)685-1100.
USL Team of the Week
GK – Owain Fôn Williams, Indy Eleven: Fôn Williams recorded a four-save shutout on Thursday as Indy scored a late 1-0 victory against Bethlehem Steel FC at Goodman Stadium.
D – Oscar Jimenez, Louisville City FC: Jimenez notched a pair of assists to help lead Louisville to a convincing 3-0 victory on the road against Ottawa Fury FC.
D – Cyprian Hedrick, San Antonio FC: Hedrick won 21 of 25 duels and recorded 18 clearances as San Antonio took victories against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and OKC Energy FC.
D – Ramon Martin Del Campo, Fresno FC: Del Campo won 16 of 20 duels and recorded 21 clearances as the Foxes earned road draws against both OKC Energy FC and Tulsa Roughnecks FC.
M – Matthew Srbely, Toronto FC II: Srbely scored once, recorded a pair of key passes and won a penalty kick as Toronto won its first game of the season, defeating Nashville SC on Saturday night.
M – Nico Rittmeyer, Charleston Battery: Rittmeyer’s first two professional goals set the Battery on the way to a 3-0 victory against longtime rival the Richmond Kickers at MUSC Health Stadium.
M – Brenden Aaronson, Bethlehem Steel FC: The 17-year-old Aaronson recorded his first goal and assist in the pro ranks as Steel FC swept to a 4-1 victory against ATL UTD 2 on Sunday evening.
M – Charlie Ward, San Antonio FC: Ward completed 65 of 65 passes and provided the assist on Ever Guzman’s late winner as SAFC defeated OKC Energy FC for the first time in its history.
M – Wal Fall, Saint Louis FC: Fall scored the game-tying goal from the penalty spot and then recorded the assist on Sam Fink’s stoppage-time winner as Saint Louis defeated Reno on the road.
F – Foster Langsdorf, Portland Timbers 2: Langsdorf scored a pair of goals to lead T2 to a 4-3 victory against the LA Galaxy II on Saturday afternoon at StubHub Center.
F – Stefano Bonomo, Tampa Bay Rowdies: Bonomo scored a pair of goals as the Rowdies played to a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls II on Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium.
Bench: Michael Nelson (RGV), Wuilito Fernandes (NC), Pedro Ribeiro (FRS), Antonee Burke-Gilroy (SEA), Sebastian Velasquez (SLC), Jeremy Ebobisse (POR), Faris (BST)