Baltimore Blast vs. Florida Tropics
Saturday, December 3 @ The Lakeland Center 7:05p.m. EST
Setting the Tone:
Baltimore Blast: 2-1
First place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Defeated Florida 7-1
Florida Tropics: 2-2
Tied for second place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Defeated Syracuse 7-6
Baltimore Players to Watch:
Tony Donatelli ranks eighth in the league in assists with 6 in the first three Blast games this season. Vini Dantas leads the team in goals this season with 5. The Blast offense has a very balanced attack with 10 players recording at least one goal this season. Veteran defenders Adriano Dos Santos and Nelson Santana anchor the Blast defense in front of goalkeeper William Vanzela, who leads the MASL with a 3.71 GAA.
The Competition- Florida Tropics
The Tropics leading point scorer is Ricardo De Queiroz Diegues who has recorded 3 goals and 2 assists in 4 games this season. Victor Rojas is tied for the team lead in goals with 3. Piotr Sliwa has started all four games in net for the Tropics. He enters with 46 saves and a 6.25 GAA. The Tropics are coached by Clay Roberts, a former player in the MISL for the Philadelphia Kixx.
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