William Vanzela Named to MASL Team of the Week
Vini Dantas Honorable Mention
The Major Arena Soccer League announced on Wednesday that Baltimore Blast goalkeeper, William Vanzela has been named to the MASL Team of the Week for the first time this season.
The Blast defeated the Harrisburg Heat last week 5-1 to improve to 7-0 on the season. William Vanzela recorded 7 saves in the victory and also added an assist. Vanzela leads the MASL in both GAA (2.14) and save percentage (.831). Vanzela also has added 3 assists this season from the goalkeeper position.
Vini Dantas had a hat trick in last week’s victory over the Heat. Those 3 goals bring him to a season total of 12 which leads the Blast and ties him for seventh best in the league.
Team of the Week
GK – William Vanzela- Baltimore Blast
D – Nelson Santana- Ontario Fury
D- Cody Ellis- Dallas Sidekicks
M- Alex Megson- Cedar Rapids Rampage
M/F- Efrain “Wilo” Martinez- Chicago Mustangs
F – Franck Tayou- Soles De Sonora
Honorable Mention: GK-Sanaldo Carvalho (Ontario Fury), GK- Joey Kapinos (Cedar Rapids Rampage), D-Alex Tozer (Cedar Rapids Rampage), D-Enrique Tovar ( San Diego Sockers), M- Christian Segura (Soles De Sonora), M- Matt Clare (San Diego Sockers), M-Joey Gjertsen (Tacoma Stars), F-Mauricio Salles (Ontario Fury), F-Vini Dantas (Baltimore Blast)
Vanzela, Dantas, and the rest of the Blast look to keep their win streak alive when they travel to Harrisburg for a New Years Eve matchup against the Heat. The game is Thursday, December 31st at 5:05p.m. from the Farm Show Arena.