Marco Nascimento Named to MASL Team of the Week
Kapinos, Healey, Melo, Hoxie and Pereira named Honorable Mention
The MASL has announced that Blast defender Marco Nascimento has been named to the MASL Team of the Week for week 18.
This is Nascimento’s first Team of the Week honor. Nascimento had one goal and one assist in the wins over Milwaukee and Florida this weekend, while helping to contain both offenses on the way to securing the Blast home-field advantage in the Eastern Conference.
Joey Kapinos, Pat Healey, Jonatas Melo, Andrew Hoxie, and Juan Pereira were named honorable mentions. Kapinos went 2-0 while stopping 21 of 34 shots this weekend. Healey recorded one assist and 5 blocks in the two games. Melo had three goals and Hoxie recorded four goals and two assists on the weekend. Pereira totaled three goals and one assist, including the game-tying and game-winning goals against Florida on Saturday.
MASL Team of the Week:
GK – Chris Toth – San Diego Sockers
D – Marco Nascimento – Baltimore Blast
M – Jamael Cox – Tacoma Stars
M – Ricardo Carvalho – Harrisburg Heat
F – Kraig Chiles – San Diedo Sockers
F – Max Ferdinand – Milwaukee Wave
Joey Kapinos (Baltimore Blast), Cory Keitz (Tacoma Stars), Pat Healey (Baltimore Blast), Gustavo Rosales (Soles de Sonora), Jonatas Melo (Baltimore Blast), Edgar Flores (Monterrey Flash), Gordy Gurson (Cedar Rapids Rampage), Matt Clare (San Diego Sockers), Andrew Hoxie (Baltimore Blast), Mauricio Salles (Florida Tropics), Juan Pereira (Baltimore Blast), Franck Tayou (Soles de Sonora), Freddy Moojen (Florida Tropics), Leo Gibson (Kansas City Comets)
Nascimento and the rest of the Blast will be back in action with the regular season finale on Sunday, March 4th when they travel to Syracuse to take on the Silver Knights at 4:05 p.m. EST. The game can be streamed on MASL.tv or on the MASL app.