Baltimore's Millwood named MISL Player of Week
Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Baltimore Blast forward Machel Millwood was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week for Week 16 on Tuesday.
Millwood scored a hat trick as the Blast downed the Milwaukee Wave, 17-13, on Saturday in a clash of the top two clubs in the league. He was also recognized as player of the week earlier this season.
On Tuesday, the Norfolk SharX got the week off to an early start with a 21-17 win over the Syracuse Silver Knights.
The Rochester Lancers downed the Wichita Wings 16-10 in Saturday's other game. On Sunday, Norfolk won 14-13 to hand Milwaukee its second loss of the weekend, and the Missouri Comets edged Rochester 13-11.
The schedule resumes Wednesday, with Syracuse hosting Milwaukee. On Thursday, Rochester hosts Wichita, and Missouri hosts Milwaukee on Friday. On Saturday, Syracuse hosts Wichita, and Rochester hosts Wichita, Norfolk hosts Baltimore, and Missouri hosts Milwaukee on Sunday on the last day of the regular season.
Rochester and Syracuse are still battling for the second playoff spot from the Eastern Division. Baltimore has already clinched the East, while Milwaukee has clinched the Western Division and Missouri has secured the other playoff spot.
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.
Week 4: Adauto Neto, Baltimore Blast.
Week 5: Jamar Beasley, Wichita Wings.
Week 6: Joe Hammes, Milwaukee Wave.
Week 7: Machel Millwood, Baltimore Blast.
Week 8: Mauricio Salles, Rochester Lancers.
Week 9: Gerson Dos Santos, Norfolk SharX.
Week 10: Adauto Neto, Baltimore Blast.
Week 11: Jamie Lieberman, Norfolk SharX.
Week 12: Ian Bennett, Milwaukee Wave.
Week 13: Tiguinho, Missouri Comets.
Week 14: Bryan Perez, Wichita Wings.
Week 15: Bryan O'Quinn, Syracuse Silver Knights.
Week 16: Machel Millwood, Baltimore Blast.
02/21 17:55:17 ET