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Shanosky earns NASL honor

20 August 12:00 pm

Shanosky earns NASL honor

By Ryan Tronovitch

Plus a look into matchup history with the Chicago Fire

Shanoksy (right) playing for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Today, the NASL named Fort Lauderdale Strikers midfielder Conor Shanosky Defensive Player of the Week following a strong performance on the road against the Puerto Rico Islanders on 8/18. Shanosky, D.C. United’s third homegrown player to sign with the first team (following Bill Hamid and Andy Najar), is currently on a season-long loan with the Strikers.

Shanosky has helped the Strikers to an 8-7-8 record this season, playing in 23 games with 22 starts for the NASL side.

D.C. UNITED VS CHICAGO FIRE:

Today, the NASL named Fort Lauderdale Strikers midfielderConor Shanosky Defensive Player of the Week following a strong performance onthe road against the Puerto Rico Islanders on 8/18. Shanosky, D.C. United’sthird homegrown player to sign with the first team (following Bill Hamid andAndy Najar), is currently on a season-long loan with the Strikers.

Shanosky has helped the Strikers to an 8-7-8 record thisseason, playing in 23 games with 22 starts for the NASL side.

D.C. UNITED VS CHICAGO FIRE:

D.C. United holds the all-time advantage against the Fire(16-15-10) and also holds a 10-7-4 record at RFK Stadium. When in the friendly confines of RFK Stadium,D.C. United has scored an impressive 33 goals in 21 matchups.

Biggest win: 4-1 over Chicago on 7/18/1998 at RFK Stadium (Roy Lassiter with 3 goals in the game).

Number of ties: 10 over 41 matchups.

Top goal scorer in matchup history: Jaime Moreno (10).