Lancers Hoping To Make Playoff Surge This Weekend
(Rochester, NY) - The Rochester Lancers (7-14) will play a pair of games this weekend when they travel to Chicago to face the Soul (9-12) on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. and the Milwaukee Wave (16-2) on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Rochester enters Friday night's match two games behind the expansion Soul for the fourth and final playoff spot. The Soul are 7-5 since December 11 when former Rochester outdoor pro, Novi Marojevic was named the team's head coach. Former Lancer Carlos "Chile" Farias leads the team with 57 points, six ahead of Carlos Munoz. Rochester won the last meeting between the two clubs in Chicago back in December, taking a 13-11 decision. The Lancers lead the season series three games to none.
Sunday's match at Milwaukee will be the third time the Lancers and Wave have faced off this season. Rochester has been unlucky this season against Milwaukee, playing well in both previous matches, narrowly losing twice. Milwaukee, is currently the reigning MISL champs, having captured the league crown in each of the last two seasons. Since beginning the season 1-2, the Wave have won 15 consecutive matches and are in first place, one game ahead of the Baltimore Blast in the MISL standings.
Rochester Lancers forward Doug Miller continues to lead all MISL players in scoring with 89 points this season. His season total tops second place scorer and teammate Mauricio Salles who has tallied 74 points in 2012-13.
All Rochester Lancer matches can heard live on the Lancers flagship station Fickle 93.3 FM with veteran broadcaster Joe Giuliano once again calling all of the action. In addition all MISL matches can be seen live via webcast at www.MISLlive.com.
Rochester Lancers Tickets are now available on the Lancers' website at www.RochesterLancers.com or by calling (585) 872-KICK . Lancers tickets are available at all local Wegmans locations, through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000 to charge by phone or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
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