BLAST TO HOST PLAYOFF GAME ON MARCH 11
Playoff Tickets Go on Sale Thursday at Noon
Baltimore – The Major Indoor Soccer League announced today the provisional schedule for the post season games. The Semi Final Round will be #1 vs. #4 and #2 vs. #3 in the league. The Blast, 13-3 on the season, will be playing either the Syracuse Silver Knightsaway on March 7th or Missouri Comets away on March 9th, depending on their results from the remainder of the season. The Baltimore Blast will host game 2 at the Baltimore Arena on Tuesday March 11 at 7:35pm.
Missouri has a record of 10-7 and currently holds a half game lead over Syracuse (10-6) but Syracuse has the tie breaker because of 2 wins in the regular season. The Silver Knights, who have three regular-season games remaining, travel to Baltimore on Saturday to play the Blast. On Sunday 2/23, Syracuse plays Pennsylvania at home and then Rochester at home on 3/2. The Comets have 4 games left in the regular season and play the Ambush at home on Saturday 2/22. The Comets play their remaining 3 games away; Milwaukee (2/23), St. Louis (2/27 ), and Milwaukee (3/2)
The Blast have their last two regular season home games this weekend at the Baltimore Arena. On Friday they play the Pennsylvania Roar at 7:05pm and Saturday, 6:05pm against the Syracuse Silver Knights. On Sunday the Blast will travel to Rochester to play the Lancers at 3:00pm. Baltimore ends their regular season on the road against the Roar on March 2nd at 4:05pm.
Each round of the playoff will consist of a home-and-home series. If the series is tied after the two games, there will be a 15-minute mini game immediately following the second game. The teams will play the full 15 minutes and if the game is tied at the conclusion, a 15-minute sudden-death period will be played. The teams will continue to play 15-minute sudden-death matches until a winner is determined.