Tampa, Florida – San Antonio FC’s Jordan Farr was named the USL Championship’s March Player of the Month on Thursday, and he maintained his high standards between the bars as SAFC went off to an undefeated start to the USL’s defense So honored the current Championship Goalkeeper of the Year. This season’s championship title.
The 28-year-old proved vital to his team’s success, posting 12 saves and an 85.7% save percentage as San Antonio claimed two wins and a draw to start the campaign. Farr’s Player of the Month award is the third since he joined the SAFC before the 2022 season, with last season he winning in April and his in September.
Farr joins current Miami FC forward Kyle Murphy and current Louisville City FC forward Cameron Lancaster, who have won the Championship’s Player of the Month award three times.
“This is special because it’s very important to start the year strong as individuals and as a team,” Farr said. I am happy to do my part, some months it will demand a lot more and some months I won’t allow a shot on goal so give me a chance to succeed Thank you to the team for giving me and putting me in a really good position to make saves. And ultimately finding the resilience to win games and score points.
The Salem, Oregon native has quickly become a fan favorite since arriving in San Antonio. He initially joined the club on loan from his Eleven in Indy as an emergency loan during his USL Championship Playoffs in 2021, helping the team reach the Westerns’ Conference Finals. His popularity was reflected in the Fans’ Choice Save of the Week contest for this year’s championship, with Farr earning fan-voted honors in his first three weeks of the season.
The most important match for these three players was the match between SAFC and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on March 25th. This is a rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals in the postseason. Farr said the Switchbacks’ Zach denied his kick in injury time for Zandy, and now sits tied for first in the Western Conference standings. maintained.
“It’s part of my game that I’m really excited to highlight,” Farr said. “That’s something I’ve been working on a lot. Just make big saves and be ready for the big moments.”
Farr received 42% of the weighted votes, including the USL Championship Technical Committee, a national panel of independent media representing all USL markets, and an online fan vote held at USLChampionship.com. Monterey Bay FC’s Alex Dixon tallied his league-high four goals in the first month of the season and finished second in his league with 23%. Meanwhile, Charleston Battery’s Fidel Barajas scored one goal and his two assists to take third place after an unbeaten start. campaign.