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Missouri's Alvarez named MISL Player of Week

Independence, MO (Sports Network) - Missouri forward Byron Alvarez totaled 13 points in two matches, the most scored in that span by any player this season, to lead the Comets to two victories and claim the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week award.

Alvarez notched his league-leading fourth hat trick in Friday night's 11-6 win over the Omaha Vipers. He also had the match-winning goal, his fourth of the year - which also leads the league.

Alvarez then had a three-point goal, a two-point goal and two assists in the Comets' 23-7 win at the Chicago Riot on Saturday.

The Baltimore Blast defeated Chicago, 16-13, on Sunday in the weekend's other game. Baltimore leads the MISL standings, with Milwaukee two points behind in second place.

Following are the 2010-11 MISL Player of the Week winners:

Week 1: Marcio Leite, Milwaukee Wave.

Week 2: Carlos Farias, Omaha Vipers.

Week 3: Nick Vorberg, Milwaukee Wave.

Week 4: Marco Terminesi, Milwaukee Wave.

Week 5: Carlos Farias, Omaha Vipers.

Week 6: Bato Radoncic, Chicago Riot.

Week 7: Pat Healey, Baltimore Blast.

Week 8: Johnny Torres, Omaha Vipers.

Week 9: Ante Cop, Chicago Riot.

Week 10: Sagu, Baltimore Blast.

Week 11: Pat Healey, Baltimore Blast.

Week 12: Bato Radoncic, Chicago Riot.

Week 13: Bato Radoncic, Chicago Riot.

Week 14: Robbie Aristodemo, Baltimore Blast.

Week 15: Missouri Comets, Byron Alvarez.

03/01 13:13:32 ET