SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Dillon Powers

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By IVES GALARCEP

The Dillon Powers Rookie of the Year campaign continues to build steam, with the Notre Dame product turning in another stellar performance for the Colorado Rapids.

Powers scored a goal and played outstanding in midfield to help the Rapids post a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Impact last Saturday, handing Montreal their first home loss of the season. Powers’ performance helped earn him SBI MLS Rookie of the Week honors.

Powers beat out a field of candidates that included Walker Zimmerman and Rapids teammate Deshorn Brown.

What did you think of Powers’ performance in MLS week 18? What rookie impressed you the most last week?

Share your thoughts below.

 

 

Walker Zimmerman, Deshorn Brown and

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5 Responses to SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Dillon Powers

  1. Sushant Rao says:

    Amazing that Zimmerman wasn’t good enough to be included on the U20 roster but is good enough to get minutes for FC Dallas and is on the list of standout rookies for this week on SBI.

    Makes you wonder about Tab’s eye for spotting talent

  2. Dan M says:

    So sad to be moving from Colorado right now. Rapids rookies show promise for the future and I’ll have to watch on the tube. :(

  3. BrianK says:

    Ives,

    Is Powers the front-runner for ROTY at this stage?

    • Paul Miller says:

      Seems like Zimmerman might be the front runner at this point. I know I’ve read his name more than Powers.

  4. Kevin G says:

    No rookie has meant more to his club then Powers. Check # of games started, minutes played, and successful pass completion ratio with 3 goals and 2 assists.