Two members of New York Surf received weekly recognition from United Women’s Soccer for Week 1.
Forward Furtuna Velaj was named to the UWS Team of the Week after assisting on the only goal of Surf’s 1-0 win over Worcester Smiles. Velaj, who also played with New York in 2017, is a member of the Albanian Women’s National Team.
Her Surf teammate, goalkeeper Jamie Block, was among five UWS players to receive Honorable Mention. Making three saves, she preserved a clean sheet for Surf and made two under-the-bar saves.
New York is back in action on Sunday as they welcome Western NY Flash to SUNY Maritime. Kickoff is 1:30 p.m.
Also this week, the Long Island Rough Riders will play host to Western NY Flash at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park. Kickoff on Saturday is 5 p.m.