USL League Two 2021 All-League Team of the Year
Selections for the 2021 USL League Two All-League Team of the Year were determined by peer voting. Each League Two club submitted a ballot for multiple players at each position, and the players receiving the most votes were named to the Team of the Year. All Team of the Year statistics are based on regular season performances.
DREW ROMIG, GOALKEEPER, SOUTH GEORGIA TORMENTA FC 2
Romig was a solid presence between the sticks this season, playing a total of 876 regular season minutes and ending the summer with a .31 goals against average, while maintaining five clean sheets. The goalkeeper’s ability to read the field and stay light on his feet allowed him to only concede three goals during the regular season and helped Tormenta FC 2 make a run all the way to the 2021 League Two Conference Finals.
TOBY SIMS, DEFENDER, SC UNITED BANTAMS
Sims played an integral part in leading the Bantams to a first place standing in the Deep South Division and a berth in the 2021 League Two Playoffs. The Bantams’ defender recorded 1,108 minutes of play during the regular season and managed to net two goals and one assist. In the 13 matches that Sims was on the pitch, the Bantams conceded only 13 goals, kept five clean sheets and lost just once. Sims’ impressive performances in the defensive half earned him the title of the 2021 League Two Defender of the Year.
JORDAN SKELTON, DEFENDER, DES MOINES MENACE
Skelton was a major standout defender during the 2021 League Two season, playing a total of 842 minutes for the Menace over the course of 12 matches. His outstanding ability to read the field and fiery presence in the defensive half helped the Menace to only concede seven goals all season while recording six clean sheets. Skelton was a key component of the Menace’s incredible run in the 2021 season, which saw the team boast a regular season record of 11-1-0, a Heartland Division title, a Central Conference title and a 2021 title-winning season.
LUCA MELLOR, DEFENDER, WEST CHESTER UNITED SC
With 1,208 minutes of Path2Pro play under his belt this season, Mellor was a steady contributor to the Predators’ defensive presence in the 2021 regular season, helping the team to a record of 11-1-2 and a Mid Atlantic Division title. In the 14 matches Mellor was on the pitch, West Chester managed to concede only six goals, positioning the team as one of the strongest defenses in League Two this season.
JOAO GOMIERO, MIDFIELDER, NORTH CAROLINA FUSION U23
The quick-minded midfielder was a steady presence for the Fusion U23 squad, playing a total of 794 minutes and scoring six goals while leading the team and the league with eight assists, which earned Gomiero the title of the 2021 League Two Assists Champion. Gomiero was an essential part of the Fusion squad as the team earned the honors of South Atlantic Division title-winners, Southern Conference title-winners, top goal-scorers of the league with 48 goals and a much-deserved spot in the 2021 League Two Final.
ARNAUD BARON, MIDFIELDER, SC UNITED BANTAMS
With six goals this season, Baron led the Bantams as the top goal-scorer for the South Carolina-based side. On top of his six goals, Baron also contributed three assists in the 2021 regular season and helped lead his team to a berth in the 2021 League Two Playoffs and a first place standing in the Deep South Division. Playing 848 minutes this summer, Baron established himself as one of the top all-around contributors to the Bantams this year.
GABRIEL CABRAL, MIDFIELDER, SOUTH GEORGIA TORMENTA FC 2
Cabral made the most of every minute he played for South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 in the 2021 season, scoring three goals and adding three assists to his name. His persistent offensive efforts paid off and helped earn Tormenta FC 2 a spot in the 2021 League Two Conference Finals. The promising forward was a crucial playmaker for the Georgia-based side, who ended the regular season with a record of 10-3-1.
DAIRE O’RIORDAN, MIDFIELDER, KALAMAZOO FC
In 830 minutes of Path2Pro play this season, O’Riordan helped Kalamazoo FC record a final record of 9-1-4, while earning a spot in the 2021 League Two Conference Finals. The talented midfielder was a consistent contributor to Kalamazoo’s offense, putting up four goals and one assist for the Michigan-based side. His ability to maintain control on both sides of the ball was a key factor in Kalamazoo’s success and first place standing in the Great Lakes Division.
CYRUS HARMON, FORWARD, KALAMAZOO FC
The leading goal scorer for Kalamazoo FC, Harmon saw a total of 524 minutes of play in the 2021 regular season. In those 524 minutes, Harmon was able to slot home eight goals for the Michigan-based team. Harmon’s presence in the offensive half was a key element of Kalamazoo’s success in its inaugural season as the team took home a Great Lakes Division title and a spot in the 2021 League Two Playoffs.
TYLER BAGLEY, FORWARD, BOSTON BOLTS
No. 23 on the latest edition of the League Two Top Prospects list, Bagley was the top goal-scorer for the Bolts this season accounting for 12 of Boston’s 27 goals. His most impressive performance of the summer took place in the Bolts first game of the season when Bagley recorded a hat trick against the Western Mass Pioneers. His quick speed and offensive finesse were major contributors to the Bolts record of 10-3-0 and the team’s berth in the 2021 League Two Playoffs.
NICOLAS MOLINA, FORWARD, WEST VIRGINIA UNITED
Molina was a terror for opposition defenses this year, contributing to 16 of West Virginia United’s 31 goals in the 2021 season. Molina’s most impressive performance of the year came when West Virginia faced Wake FC and saw the striker put away a whopping four goals in 82 minutes played. Molina’s 16 goals and overall dominating performance earned him the title of 2021 League Two MVP and Golden Boot winner.