Vote now for MLS Save of the Week: Week 21

Could a defender win MLS Save of the Week for Week 21?

Brad Rusin of the Vancouver Whitecaps wouldn't mind your vote to earn the honor. Rusin denied the LA Galaxy's Hector Jimenez by clearing his header off the line.

Rusin will have his work cut out for him, as he goes up against six-time SotW winner Donovan Ricketts of the Portland Timbers. This time the Jamaican international made a pivitol stop on the Philadelphia Union's Conor Casey to preserve a scoreless draw.

New York Red Bulls 'keeper Luis Robles, who won MLS Save of the Week in Week 17, was nominated for a second straight week. Clint Irwin of the Colorado Rapids is seeking his second MLS Save of the Week award, while the Chicago Fire's Paolo Tornaghi is looking for his first honor.

Cast your vote in the poll at right. Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursday.

Check out complete Save of the Week coverage — including a full archive of 2013 winners.