CLARE AND TOTH NAMED TO MASL TEAM OF THE WEEK

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Sockers place a player on TOTW for third consecutive week; Clare’s hat trick and Toth’s shutout earn weekly honors

Source: San Diego Sockers

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November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers placed two players on the week four MASL Team Of The Week (TOTW). Matt Clare and Chris Toth were honored for their performances in Sunday’s match against Ontario. It is the third consecutive week that the Sockers have had a player on the TOTW. Brandon Escoto and Luan Oliveira were honorable mentions.

Clare had his first hat trick of the season in San Diego’s 8-0 win over Ontario. He also added an assist to increase his season point total to 10, good for second on the team behind league leader Kraig Chiles (13).

Toth made 16 saves during the game to earn his first career shutout. He lowered his goals-against average to a league-leading 2.50. Toth also leads the MASL in save percentage (.833) and wins (2).

The MASL Team of the Week is selected using the Stars awarded at each game and by soliciting nominations from each team. Players nominated by teams were each awarded three points and stars were awarded 3 points (1st Star), 2 points (2nd star) and 1 Point (3rd star) respectively.

GOALKEEPER:

Chris Toth (San Diego Sockers)

DEFENSE:

Damian Garcia (Monterrey Flash)

MIDFIELD:

Matt Clare (San Diego Sockers) and Christian Gutierrez (El Paso Coyotes)

FORWARD:

Ivan Campos (Turlock Express) and Freddy Moojen (Florida Tropics)

HONORABLE MENTION:

Adriano Dos Santos (Baltimore Blast), Ismael Pineda (RGV Barracudas), Miguel Vaca (Monterrey Flash), Chris Mattingly (St Louis Ambush), Jose Luiz Birche (Harrisburg Heat), Robbie Aristodemo (Florida Tropics), Lucio Gonzaga (Harrisburg Heat) Ricardo Carvalho (Harrisburg Heat), Luan Oliveira (San Diego Sockers), Brandon Escoto (San Diego Sockers), Vinicius Dantas (Baltimore Blast), Val Teixeira (Harrisburg Heat), Vince McCluskey (Tacoma Stars)

San Diego leads the MASL in several individual statistical categories. For a complete list, please visit http://www.sdsockers.com/stats#/192/leaders?season_id=734.