The Lights’ losing streak reached five games after a 3-1 loss to Sacramento Republic Sunday night.
It’s been a revolving door in front of Rando, but one constant has been the solid play from 19-year-old defender Mohamed Traore, who has been on loan from LAFC.
The Lights have won once in their last seven matches and have slid all the way to seventh in the Pacific Division. They’re coming off a 5-1 loss to San Diego Loyal Wednesday night.
Before his professional baseball career, Thomas was a two-sport athlete at Oklahoma, playing both baseball and quarterback for the Sooners’ football team.
Forward Cal Jennings scored two goals Tuesday night, helping the Las Vegas Lights to snap their three-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over Orange County SC at Cashman Field.
In his first season as a head coach, Steve Cherundolo said he has seen the Lights make steady improvement. They already have doubled their win total from last season.
Las Vegas Lights goalkeeper Alexander Rando has two shutouts in six games and ranks in the top five in the United Soccer League in saves with 36.
The win snapped the Lights’ two-game losing skid and improved their record to 3-6-1 on the season.
Bryce Duke has made seven appearances for the Lights in 2021, scoring one goal and recording two assists. He has also created 21 chances, good for sixth in the USL.
The Lights FC lost 2-1 Friday night at Cashman Field in the teams’ second matchup of the season. The Lights are now winless against Loyal this season.
It will be the fourth home game in the last five outings for the Lights as they look to get back on track after a 3-1 loss to Orange County last weekend.
During the six-game stretch, Frank Schwindel batted .429, drove in 10 runs and a hit home run in five straight games (six total). He only struck out twice.
Cal Jennings leads the team in goals with three, is toward the top of the USL in shots on goal with 14 and has an assist.
Through his first four starts, Daulton Jefferies pitched total of 19⅔ innings, giving up three runs while posting a 1.37 ERA. However, he gave up seven runs in four innings Monday night.
The Las Vegas Ballpark will operate at 100 percent capacity for the first time all season tonight for the Aviators’ matchup against the Reno Aces.