Blast Take On Roar For The First Time: Friday, December 20th
Just the Facts:
Friday, December 20th
Baltimore Blast vs. Pennsylvania Roar
Santander Arena, 7:05pm EST.
WATCH THE GAME LIVE ON YOUTUBE! http://www.youtube.com/user/PennRoar
By the Numbers:
Baltimore Blast: 2-2 after last week’s win against the Lancers
Pennsylvania Roar: 0-5 after last week’s loss against the Lancers
The Blast, who were the 2012-13 MISL Champions, is anchored by 15 returners from last year’s squad including Captain and 2012 MISL Defender of the Year, Mike Lookingland, 2012-13 2nd Team All-MISL, Pat Healey, and 2012-13 Play-Off MVP, Goalie, William Vanzela.
12/13 Rochester Game Recap:
Goalie, William Vanzela recorded the Blast's first home shutout since 1991. Despite the strong defense by both teams the Blast were able to score 6 goals throughout the game giving them the 12-0 win. Freddy Moojen led the Blast offensively with 2 goals. William Vanzela also recorded 9 saves in the win and received MISL Player of the Week Honors. Moojen also joined Vanzela on the MISL Team of the week for his efforts in last Friday's match.
Right in the Middle:
The Baltimore Blast sits right in the middle of the current MISL standings. Their 2-2 record is the only .500 record in the league as they chase Missouri, Milwaukee, and Syracuse for first place that all have 1 loss each. The Blast has identical records on the road and at home.
The Pennsylvania Roar comes into the contest looking to get their first win of the season. With a 0-5 start, the Roar looks to goalkeeper Peter Pappas who is second in the league in saves (81) to shut down the Blast offense. Offensively Corey Maret and Jerjer Gibson lead the team with 3 goals each and will look for a way to score on the Blast defense and goalie, William Vanzela. This will be the first ever matchup between the Blast and Roar. The Roar is coached by Eric Puls and Todd Hoffard.
Saturday, December 21st vs. Pennsylvania Roar- 7:35p.m.
Tuesday, December 31st @ Pennsylvania Roar- 5:05p.m .
Friday, January 3rd vs. Missouri Comets- 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, January 4th vs. Pennsylvania Roar- 7:35pm