William Vanzela, Levi Houapeu, and Andrew Hoxie TOW Honorable Mention
The Major Arena Soccer League announced on Wednesday that Baltimore Blast goalkeeper, William Vanzela, and forwards, Levi Houapeu and Andrew Hoxie, have been named as honorable mentions to the MASL Team of the Week.
The Blast defeated the Harrisburg Heat last week 9-2 to improve to 4-0 on the season. William Vanzela recorded a season high 20 saves in the victory. Vanzela leads the MASL in both GAA (1.75) and save percentage (.844). Levi Houapeu is third on the Blast in points (6) and recorded 2 goals in the win over Harrisburg. Andrew Hoxie is now tied for the team lead in goals with 7. After recording a hat trick against the Waza Flo, Hoxie added 2 more goal last week against the Heat.
Team of the Week
GK – Rafael Dias- Waza Flo
D – Damian Garcia- Soles De Sonora
D/M – Joshio Sandoval- Chicago Mustangs
M- Slavisa Ubiparipovic- Syracuse Silver Knights
M/F- Vahid Assadpour- Missouri Comets
F – Leo Gibson- Missouri Comets
Honorable Mention: GK-William Vanzela (Baltimore Blast), GK- Jesus Flores (Chicago Mustangs), D-Juan Topete (Ontario Fury), D-Antonio Manfut (Syracuse Silver Knights), M-Levi Houapeu (Baltimore Blast), F-Taylor Bond (Chicago Mustangs), F-Andrew Hoxie (Baltimore Blast), F-Mauricio Salles (Ontario Fury)
Vanzela, Houapeu, Hoxie, and the rest of the Blast look to build off their fourth victory of the season this weekend when they return home to take on the San Diego Sockers. The game is Friday, December 4th at 7:35p.m. from the Royal Farms Arena. Tickets are available by calling the Blast office at 410-73-BLAST or through ticketmaster.com.