Baltimore Blast vs. San Diego Sockers
Friday, December 4th, 2015 @ Royal Farms Arena 7:35p.m. EST
Setting the Tone:
Baltimore Blast: 4-0 after defeating the Harrisburg Heat 9-2 last week. First place in the Eastern Division.
San Diego Sockers: 2-2, won previous game against the Ontario Fury 9-8. One and a half games back in the Pacific Division.
Last Meeting: San Diego defeated Baltimore 7-2
Baltimore Team Leaders:
Points: Goals: Assists: Blocks:
Vini Dantas-9 Vini Dantas- 7 Pat Healey- 5 Pat Healey- 7
Andrew Hoxie- 7 Andrew Hoxie- 7 Tony Dantatelli-3 Kaoru Forbess- 6
Levi Houapeu 6 Lucas Roque- 5 Jinho Kim-3 Uzi Tayou- 3
Pat Healey- 6 Levi Houapeu-4 5 Players Tied With-2 Lucas Roque- 3
Defense Wins Championships:
This season the Blast defense has allowed only 7 goals while scoring 33 for the 2nd best goal differential in the MASL. William Vanzela leads the league GAA with a 1.75 average.
2014-15 MASL Defender of the Year, First Team All MASL, and Team Captain Pat Healey anchors the defense which was one of the best in the league last season. Healey and others, like MASL All Rookie Team selection Onua Obasi, and veteran defender Adriano Dos Santos, look to continue the long tradition of stout Baltimore defense.
The Competition- San Diego Sockers:
The Sockers are led offensively by Kraig Chiles who has recorded 4 goals and 4 assists so far this season. In goal, Chris Toth enters with a .646 save percentage and a 7.27 GAA. The Sockers are coached by Phil Salvagio.
December 11th 7:30p.m. EST Baltimore Blast @ Syracuse Silver Knights
December 18th 7:35p.m. EST Harrisburg Heat @ Baltimore Blast
December 31st 5:05p.m. EST Baltimore Blast @ Harrisburg Heat