2012–13 Major Indoor Soccer League season

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Major Indoor Soccer League
Season 2012-13
Champions Baltimore Blast
Top goalscorer Doug Miller
(Rochester, 44)
Longest winning run Milwaukee Wave, 16 wins December 1st, 2012 - February 10th, 2013 [1]
Longest losing run Wichita Wings, 6 losses
February 8th, 2013 - March 3rd, 2013
Rochester Lancers, 6 losses
December 22nd, 2012 - January 12th, 2013 [2]
Average attendance 4,143 [3]

The 2012-13 Major Indoor Soccer League season is the second under the United Soccer Leagues banner, fourth under the MISL name, and the fifth season overall. Also it's the 34 season of professional Division 1 indoor soccer. The season started on November 2, 2012 and ended on March 3, 2013.

Teams[edit]

New Teams[edit]

Team City/Area Arena Joined Head Coach
Chicago Soul Chicago, Illinois Sears Centre 2012 Chile Manny Rojas [4]

Teams that left the MISL[edit]

Team City/Area Arena Founded Joined MISL Left MISL New League
Norfolk SharX Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk Scope 2011 2011 2012 Folded

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Incoming manager Date of appointment
Rochester Lancers United States Andracki, BillBill Andracki [5] United States Jim Hesch [6] Offseason
Chicago Soul Chile Manny Rojas [7] Montenegro Novi Marojević [8] December 11

Standings[edit]

      2012-13 League Champions       2012-13 Playoff Team

Team GP W L PCT PF PA GB
1 Baltimore Blast 26 21 5 .808 379 228 ---
2 Milwaukee Wave 26 21 5 .808 310 230 ---
3 Missouri Comets 26 13 13 .500 330 363 8
4 Chicago Soul 26 11 15 .423 293 308 10
5 Rochester Lancers 26 10 16 .385 326 385 11
6 Syracuse Silver Knights 26 8 18 .308 279 328 13
7 Wichita Wings 26 7 19 .269 260 335 14

Updated to matches played on 3/3/2013 [9]

Statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Games 2pt Goals 3pt Goals Assists Points
1 United States Doug Miller Rochester Lancers 25 41 3 11 102
2 Brazil Mauricio Salles Rochester Lancers 25 25 9 20 97
3 Brazil Neto Syracuse Silver Knights 26 32 2 8 78
Chile Carlos Farias Chicago Soul 24 13 9 25 78
5 Mexico Byron Alvarez Missouri Comets 23 31 1 9 74
6 Canada Vahid Assadpour Missouri Comets 26 14 5 27 70
7 Liberia Leo Gibson Missouri Comets 24 23 3 12 67
8 Brazil Frederico Moojen Wichita Wings 24 27 0 12 66
Brazil Luan Oliveira Milwaukee Wave 25 23 2 14 66
10 Uruguay Carlos Muñoz Chicago Soul 25 21 4 8 62

Last updated on March 3, 2013. Source: MISL.com Statistics - Total Points

Top 2pt Goal Scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Games 2pt Goals
1 United States Doug Miller Rochester Lancers 25 41
2 Mexico Neto Syracuse Silver Knights 26 32
3 Mexico Byron Alvarez Missouri Comets 23 31
4 Brazil Frederico Moojen Wichita Wings 24 27
5 Brazil Mauricio Salles Rochester Lancers 25 25
6 Canada Ian Bennett Milwaukee Wave 26 23
Brazil Luan Oliveira Milwaukee Wave 25 23
Liberia Leo Gibson Missouri Comets 24 23
9 Uruguay Carlos Muñoz Chicago Soul 25 21
United States Andrew Hoxie Wichita Wings 24 21

Last updated on March 3, 2013. Source: MISL.com Statistics - 2 Point Goals

Playoffs[edit]

The MISL Playoffs will begin with the semifinals, featuring the No. 1 and No. 4 seeds and the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds meeting in home-and-home series with a 15 minute mini game to decide the series following the second game if needed. The championship followed the same format. The higher seed will had the option to choose which game it hosts.[10]

Semi-Finals Championship
           
1 Baltimore 2
4 Chicago 0
1 Baltimore 2
3 Missouri 0
2 Milwaukee 1
3 Missouri 2

Semi-Finals[edit]

Game 1

March 5, 2013
8:30 PM CST
Chicago Soul 13 - 22 Baltimore Blast
Report
March 7, 2013
8:35 PM CST
Missouri Comets 10 - 12 (OT) Milwaukee Wave
Report
Independence Events Center
Attendance: 3,889
Referee: Ron Cory

Game 2

March 9, 2013
7:35 PM EST
Baltimore Blast 10 - 7 Chicago Soul
Report
1st Mariner Arena
Attendance: 5,308
Referee: Ryan Cigich
March 10, 2013
4:00 PM CST
Milwaukee Wave 8 - 9 Missouri Comets
Report
U.S. Cellular Arena
Attendance: 7,518
Referee: Ryan Cigich

Mini-Game Tie Breaker

March 10, 2013
6:00 PM CST
Milwaukee Wave 4 - 5 Missouri Comets
Report
U.S. Cellular Arena
Attendance: 7,518
Referee: Ryan Cigich

MISL Finals[edit]

Game 1

March 14, 2013
7:35 PM CDT
Missouri Comets 12 - 21 Baltimore Blast
Report
Report
Independence Events Center
Attendance: 5,279
Referee: Ryan Cigich

Game 2

March 16, 2013
7:35 PM EDT
Baltimore Blast 8 - 6 Missouri Comets
Report
Report
1st Mariner Arena
Attendance: 8,704
Referee: Rich Grady

Awards[edit]

Individual Awards[edit]

[11]

Award Name Team
MVP Doug Miller Rochester Lancers
Coach of the Year Danny Kelly Baltimore Blast
Rookie of the Year Luan Oliveira Milwaukee Wave
Defender of the Year Mike Lookingland Baltimore Blast
Goalkeeper of the Year Nick Vorberg Milwaukee Wave
Championship MVP William Vanzela Baltimore Blast

All-League First Team[edit]

[12]

Name Position Team
Leo Gibson D Missouri Comets
Mike Lookingland D Baltimore Blast
Doug Miller M/F Rochester Lancers
Neto M/F Syracuse Silver Knights
Mauricio Salles M/F Rochester Lancers
Nick Vorberg GK Milwaukee Wave

All-League Second Team[edit]

[13]

Name Position Team
Pat Healey D Baltimore Blast
Nelson Santana D Syracuse Silver Knights
Vahid Assadpour M/F Missouri Comets
Carlos Farias M/F Chicago Soul
Luan Oliveira M/F Milwaukee Wave
Jeff Richey GK Chicago Soul

All-Rookie Team[edit]

[14]

Name Position Team
Stephen Basso D Rochester Lancers
Pedrinho D Rochester Lancers
Luan Oliveira M/F Milwaukee Wave
Carlos Muñoz M/F Chicago Soul
Lucas Roque M/F Baltimore Blast
William Vanzela GK Baltimore Blast

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