Real Salt Lake: Olmes Garcia named MLS Player of the Week


Deseret News

Published: Monday, June 10 2013 7:45 p.m. MDT

SANDY — Real Salt Lake forward Olmes Garcia has been named MLS Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for Week 15 of the 2013 MLS season.

Garcia came off the bench in the 61st minute and scored in the 84th minute and second-half stoppage time to give RSL a 3-1 win over the Galaxy on Saturday.

The 20-year-old Colombian attacker now has four goals in 401 MLS minutes this season, giving him 0.90 goals per 90 minutes, the best rate in the league for all players with more than one goal.

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