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Reno 1868 FC's Ockford, Hoppenot Make USL's Team of the Week

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The honors keep rolling in for Reno 1868 FC players as two more players made the USL's Team of the Week on Tuesday.
 
Defender Jimmy Ockford was named to the Starting XI this week after an impressive defensive performance.  Ockford recorded eight clearances, two interceptions and one tackle, as 1868 FC earned a 1-0 victory against the Swope Park Rangers for its fourth consecutive victory.
 
Antoine Hoppenot, who scored the lone goal from a penalty kick on Saturday, also made the team of the week as a reserve. 
 
Reno 1868 FC takes on Orange County FC at 7 p.m.  on Saturday at Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park.
 
USL Team of the Week
 
GK – Jake Fenlason, Orlando City B – Fenlason recorded an eight-save shutout as OCB took a 3-0 victory against Louisville City FC to extend the club’s undefeated streak to 11 games.
D – Greg Cochrane, San Antonio FC: Cochrane recorded the assist on the only goal in a 1-0 win against Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 and created four other chances while completing 32 of 36 passes.
D – Jimmy Ockford, Reno 1868 FC: Ockford recorded eight clearances, two interceptions and one tackle, as 1868 FC earned a 1-0 victory against the Swope Park Rangers for its fourth consecutive victory.
D – Ramon Martin del Campo, Ottawa Fury FC: Martin del Campo scored a stoppage-time goal to earn Fury FC a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls II on Sunday afternoon at TD Place.
M – Mark-Anthony Kaye, Louisville City FC: Kaye scored a goal, created two chances and completed 17 of 20 passes, as Louisville romped to a 5-0 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders last Wednesday.
M – Sunny Jane, Richmond Kickers: Jane recorded a goal and assist to lead the Kickers to their first victory against longtime rivals the Charleston Battery since July 2014.
M – Kevin Kerr, Pittsburgh Riverhounds: Kerr recorded a pair of assists before providing the game-winning goal, as the Riverhounds defeated Bethlehem Steel FC for a 3-2 victory on Saturday night.
M – Jimmy McLaughlin, FC Cincinnati: McLaughlin found the net and also put in a well-rounded performance, completing 22 of 26 passes in Cincinnati’s 3-1 win against Ottawa Fury FC on Wednesday.
F – Chandler Hoffman, Real Monarchs SLC: Hoffman recorded assists on both goals and completed 18 of 20 passes overall, as the Monarchs took their 11th home victory of the season against Rio Grande Valley FC.
F – Chris Cortez, Phoenix Rising FC: Cortez had a goal and two assists to lead Rising FC to a crucial 3-1 victory against Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday night.
F – Michael Cox, Orlando City B: Cox’s first two goals of the season provided the impetus for Orlando’s 3-0 victory against Louisville City FC on Saturday, extending its undefeated streak to 11 games.
 
Bench: Jake McGuire (BST), Tyler Polak (CIN), Braeden Troyer (RIC), Victor Souto (PGH), Antoine Hoppenot (RNO), Alex Dixon (OKC), Ben Spencer (TOR)

(Reno 1868 FC contributed to this report.)

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