Baltimore's Sagu named MISL Player of Week
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Baltimore Blast goalkeeper Sagu was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week on Tuesday for the third week of the season.
Sagu, the 2010-11 MISL Goalkeeper of the Year, put in two strong performances, holding both the Missouri Comets and Wichita Wings in check as the Blast took two road wins on back-to-back nights.
The Brazilian saved 19 of 23 shots on Friday night in a 10-8 overtime win over the Missouri Comets, and followed with 13 saves in the Blast's 12-6 win over the Wichita Wings on Saturday.
Also Saturday, Joe Hammes scored a hat trick and the Milwaukee Wave downed the Norfolk SharX 21-7, and Mauricio Salles scored twice in the fourth quarter and the Rochester Lancers defeated Syracuse 22-13.
On Sunday, Milwaukee posted its second win of the weekend with an 11-6 victory at Missouri to remain unbeaten with three wins from three games this season.
This week's action starts Wednesday when Rochester visits Syracuse. On Friday, Norfolk visits Wichita in the lone game of the day. Baltimore visits Rochester and Norfolk visits Missouri on Saturday. On Sunday, Baltimore visits Syracuse, and Wichita visits Milwaukee.
Following are the 2011-12 MISL Player of the Week winners:
Week 1: Geison, Missouri Comets.
Week 2: Eric Reed, Syracuse Silver Knights.
Week 3: Sagu, Baltimore Blast.
11/22 18:31:52 ET