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Missouri's Assadpour named MISL Player of Week

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Missouri Comets midfielder Vahid Assadpour was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week for the opening week of the 2012-13 season on Tuesday.

Assadpour had five assists as Missouri overcame a 13-0 deficit in an 18-15 win over the Wichita Wings on Friday, and scored twice in a 19-10 win over Wichita on Sunday.

The Chicago Soul began with a 13-8 win over the Syracuse Silver Knights in the other Friday match, but lost Saturday to the Baltimore Blast, 23-13. Syracuse rebounded from its opening-night loss with a 16-10 victory over the Rochester Lancers on Saturday.

The league resumes Friday, when Chicago visits Baltimore and Milwaukee visits Wichita. Chicago visits Rochester and Syracuse visits Baltimore on Saturday, and Missouri visits Milwaukee for the lone Sunday match.

Following are the 2012-13 MISL Player of the Week winners:

Week 1: Vahid Assadpour, Missouri Comets.

11/06 18:35:13 ET