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Austin Ledbetter Named To USL Championship Team of the Week

By Phoenix Rising Communications, 09/17/19, 10:30AM MST

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Forward Junior Flemmings received an honorable mention

PHOENIX (September 17, 2019) — Phoenix Rising defender Austin Ledbetter was named to the USL Championship Team of the Week for Week 28 of the 2019 USL Championship season the league announced today. Teammate Junior Flemmings earned an honorable mention nod.

Ledbetter completed 48 of 53 passes, made two key passes and won six of his eight duels during Phoenix Rising’s 1-0 win at Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Flemmings scored a brace and won 14 duels during the club’s 4-1 win over LA Galaxy II on Saturday night.

This is the 20th week overall this season a Phoenix Rising player has been recognized by the league. Ledbetter makes his first appearance on the USL Championship Team of the Week in 2019. This is the fourth time Flemmings has been recognized by the league.

Phoenix Rising hits the road this Saturday for a matchup with Fresno FC. The match will air live on Your PHX CW (channels 6 & 61.1) and online at ArizonaSports.com with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Fans can watch the match at two official watch party locations: Vine Tavern on Elliot Road in Tempe and Three Wisemen in Scottsdale.

2019 Player Honors
Week 1: Junior Flemmings — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 2: Solomon Asante — Team of the Week
Week 4: Jon Bakero — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 6: A.J. Cochran — Team of the Week
Week 7: Junior Flemings — Team of the Week; Jason Johnson — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 10: Adam Jahn — Player of the Week
Week 11: Solomon Asante — Team of the Week; Kevon Lambert — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 12: Jose Aguinaga — Team of the Week
Week 14: Junior Flemmings — Team of the Week; Solomon Asante —Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 15: Solomon Asante — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 16: Solomon Asante — Player of the Week; Adam Jahn — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention); Zac Lubin — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 17: Solomon Asante, Amadou Dia — Team of the Week
Week 19: Adam Jahn — Team of the Week
Week 20: Solomon Asante, Junior Flemmings — Team of the Week
Week 21: Zac Lubin — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 22: Joey Calistri — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 23: Solomon Asante — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 24: Mustapha Dumbuya — Team of the Week; Solomon Asante — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 26: Adam Jahn — Team of the Week; Solomon Asante — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)
Week 28: Austin Ledbetter — Team of the Week; Junior Flemmings — Team of the Week (Honorable Mention)