The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced today the winners of the Week 4 Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week awards. Franck Tayou of the Ontario Fury, offense and Brian Wilkin of Utica City FC, defense earned the honors.

Tayou had nine goals in three games this past week, including the back to back hat tricks against Florida. Tayou is in a race to 400 points ending the week with 397 points, 312 goals and 85 assists. He also leads the league in goals scored. Tayou and the Ontario Fury are back in action on Sunday, January 2 as they visit the San Diego Sockers. Kick-off is at 5:05pm PST.

Brian Wilkin made his debut in a Utica City jersey felt with a pair of wins in a home and home series with Harrisburg. The Rochester, NY native stopped 26 shots in his 120 minutes of play. Wilkin is now tied for the best goals against average at 4.0. Utica also returns to play on Sunday, January 2 as they travel to Florida to take on the Tropics at 3:05pm EST.