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UPSL National Player Of The Week: Anaheim Legacy FC's Francisco Santana
Anaheim Legacy FC Forward Scored Twice - Including Game-Winner - in 3-2 Victory
By: United Premier Soccer League
Santana started and played 90 minutes for Anaheim Legacy FC (11-5-2 overall), which sits tied for sixth -- and tied with L.A. Roma FC for the fourth and final promotion playoff spot -- in the UPSL Championship Western Conference.
A local prep standout, Santana was a three-time all-CIF-Southern Section pick and led Anaheim High School to the 2015 CIF-Southern Section Division 3 title.
The UPSL National Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by members of the league and journalists covering the UPSL.
SPRING 2018 WINNERS
WEEK 1 – Henry Bane (Savannah Clovers FC)
WEEK 2 – Austin Savage (Lowcountry United FC)
WEEK 3 – Salifu Jatta (Western Nevada FC)
WEEK 4 – Jeferson Escobar (Kern County Mustangs FC)
WEEK 5 – No selection
WEEK 6 – Jack Slavik (Newport FC)
WEEK 7 – Christian Gordillo (Cal United FC II)
WEEK 8 – Izu Nnoli (L.A. Roma FC)
WEEK 9 – No selection
WEEK 10 – No selection
WEEK 11 – Erivaldo Oliveira Da Silva (C-Ville FC)
WEEK 12 – No selection
WEEK 13 – Osanie Reid (Winter Haven United FC)
WEEK 14 – David Godinez-Chavez (JASA RWC)
WEEK 15 – Matt Clare (RWB Adria Chicago)
WEEK 16 – Thomas Deslongchamps (Milwaukee Bavarian SC)
WEEK 17 – Chris Freeman (Aurora Borealis SC)
WEEK 18 – Michael Sarpong (GAM United FC)
WEEK 19 – No selection
WEEK 20 – Francisco Santana (Anaheim legacy FC)
United Premier Soccer League
The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 200 teams in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 300-plus teams targeted for 2018 Fall Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards.
UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).
More information about UPSL can be found at www.upslsoccer.com or by following the league on Facebook (www.facebook.com/