Blast open stretch of three games in three days Friday

February 20, 2014 | WNST Staff

Three in A Row:  Friday, February 21 vs. Pennsylvania Roar; February 22 vs. Syracuse Silver Knights; February 23 at Rochester Lancers 

Just the Facts:

Friday, February 21st

Baltimore Blast vs. Pennsylvania Roar

Baltimore Arena, 7:05pm EST.

Saturday, February 22nd

Baltimore Blast vs. Syracuse Silver Knights

Baltimore Arena, 6:05pm EST

Sunday, February 23rd 

Baltimore Blast vs. Rochester Lancers

Blue Cross Arena, 3:00pm EST.

 

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By the Numbers:

Baltimore Blast: 13-3 after last week’s win against Missouri

Pennsylvania Roar: 1-15 after last week’s loss against Milwaukee

Syracuse Silver Knights: 10-7 after last week’s win against Rochester

Rochester Lancers: 5-12 after last week’s loss against Syracuse

Mike Lookingland Leads the Blast with 44 points. Max Ferdinand (33), Tony Donatelli (34), Marco Mangione (26), and Lucas Roque (26) also sit among league leaders.

2/9 Comets Game Recap:

After beating the Ambush on Thursday night, Baltimore kept their momentum and defeated the Comets 18-4. Mike Lookingland, who led the Blast with 6 points on Thursday (2/6) against St. Louis, scored a hat trick against the Comets including a three point goal.

Defense Wins Games:

The Blast lead the league in points against with only 79 on the season. Lookingland is first in the league with 30 blocks and Pat Healey is fifth with 25. With strong defense and William Vanzela in goal, the Blast are able to hold opponents to very few scoring chances. Blast goalkeeper William Vanzela is 10-3 on the year. He is first in the league in points against average (5.27) and first in the league in save percentage (.839). 

The Competition 2/21:

The Blast and Roar meet again for the fifth time this season. The Blast are 4-0 against the Roar with 2 matchup’s remaining this season. The Roar are 1-15 on the season and the Blast look to prevent them from getting their first road win. The Roar are coached by Eric Puls.

The Competition 2/22:

The Blast’s final regular season home game comes against the last team to beat the Blast. The Syracuse Silver Knights are 10-7 and looking to make a playoff push. Kenardo Forbes leads the Knights with 55 points and Machel Millwood has 51. The Silver Knights are coached by Tommy Tanner.

The Competition 2/23:

The Blast meet the Rochester Lancers for the 4th time this season looking to remain perfect against them. Rochester is 5-15 and sitting in 5th place in the MISL. Mauricio Salles leads the Lancers with 36 points while Jake Schindler anchors the defense and has 22 blocks on the season. The Lancers are coached by Josh Rife.

Upcoming Games:

Sunday, March 2nd @ Pennsylvania Roar– 4:05 p.m.

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