IAN BENNETT AND NICOLAU NETO EARN MASL PLAYER OF THE MONTH HONORS
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced today the winners of the December Offensive and Defensive Players of the Month awards. Ian Bennett of the Milwaukee Wave, offense and Nicholas Neto of the Kansas City Comets, defense earned the honors.
Bennett had ten goals and four assists in the month of December, three of which were on the power play. He leads the MASL in goals scored and shares the lead with Leo Gibson of the Kansas City Comets for points earned. Bennett and the Milwaukee Wave play the Chihuahua Savage on January 14 at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Neto and the Kansas City Comets are perfect on the season with a 5-0 record. Neto, a native of Juazeiro Do Norte, Brazil has a 4.60 goals allowed average and 70 saves through five games with a .761 save percentage. Kansas City continues their campaign on Saturday, January 8 against the visiting Dallas Sidekicks.