NISL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Monday, December 29, 2008
Ivan Medina, Monterrey La RaZa
Ivan Medina finished the weekend with 11 points on five two-point goals and an assist to send Monterrey to two consecutive victories over the visiting Philadelphia KiXX. Medina kicked-off the two-game set with a pair of goals, including the game winner, and an assist in La RaZa’s 15-12 victory on December 26 and then added a hat trick (three goals) in the club’s 16-14 double-overtime win on December 28. Medina ranks second in points on La Raza with 17 points (eight goals and one assist) in seven games so far this season.
About the National Indoor Soccer League
The National Indoor Soccer League was launched in September of 2008 and consists of five founding members; the Baltimore Blast, La RaZa de Monterrey, Philadelphia KiXX, Rockford Rampage and the Massachusetts Twisters. The NISL has formed a working relationship with the United Soccer Leagues (USL) and will become a member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
The NISL kicked off its inaugural season on November 15th and will continue through March with the playoffs taking place the first two weeks of April.
This weekend’s NISL schedule:
Saturday, January 3 – Baltimore at Springfield