BLAST SIGN LUCAS ROQUE
Forward to Return In January
Baltimore, MD- Baltimore Blast President and General Manager, Kevin Healey, announced today that the team has re-signed forward Lucas Roque. Roque will miss the beginning of the season and is set to join the team in January.
Healey, said “We are very happy to announce the signing of Lucas Roque. Lucas is a winner and we are pleased to have him back with the Blast this year. Lucas will be joining the team in January as he is taking some time to spend with his family after the birth of his daughter this past August”.
Lucas Roque has been a key member of the Blast since his rookie season when he scored on a bicycle kick to win the 2013 MISL Championship. In four seasons with the Blast, Roque has appeared in 79 games recording 71 goals, 34 assists, and tallying 132 points. Last season Roque was second on the team in goals with 19. Roque’s postseason performance played a major impact in the Blast championship run. Recording huge goals including the game tying and game winning goals in the Conference Finals, Roque went on the earn 2016 Postseason MVP honors with 9 goals in 6 games while adding 5 assists.
Blast head coach, Danny Kelly, said “We had a tremendous run to win the championship last season, and Lucas was at the center of it. His game tying, and game winning goals will be highlights shown for years to come. Lucas performs best when everything is on the line, and we look forward to having him back in time for another run at a championship”.