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NYCFC rookie Jack Harrison named MLS Player of the Week

Jack Harrison tallied a goal and an assist

Jack Harrison tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's 2-0 victory over the Red Bulls. Photo Credit: James Escher

New York City FC rookie Jack Harrison on Wednesday was named MLS Player of the Week for his performance during the season’s 17th week.

The 19-year-old midfielder helped lead his club to first place in the Eastern Conference after earning their first-ever New York Derby victory over the rival New York Red Bulls on Sunday, winning 2-0. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, contributed a goal and an assist during the club’s season-high third consecutive win.

In five appearances this season, Harrison has registered two goals and a two assists.

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