WAVE FEND OFF SAVAGE FOR 10-8 WIN FRIDAY NIGHT
CHIHUAHUA, Mexico - A high-scoring close game led to a road win for your 7-time champion Milwaukee Wave Friday night at Corner Sport Arena.
Final Score: MKE Wave 10, Chihuahua Savage 8.
“Happy to have our first road win of the season under our belt,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. “We stayed the course, stuck with it and got through it. It was a great team win. I’m really proud of our guys.”
Wave forward #26 Ian Bennett had a total of 5 goals on the night. One in each quarter, including two goals in the fourth. That puts him at a league leading 23 goals and 28 points.
Additional Wave goals came from Javier Steinwascher (2), Marcio Leite (s/o), Derek Huffman and Gordy Gurson.
“We accomplished our goal of winning game one,” added Oliviero. “Now we regroup, reset and go for two in a row tomorrow. We’ll be ready for it.”
First kick for game two is scheduled for 8pm (Milwaukee Time) from Corner Sport Arena in Chihuahua City, Mexico.
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The Milwaukee Wave return to UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Sunday, February 6 at 1:05pm to take on the St. Louis Ambush.
Tickets are available at MilwaukeeWave.com or at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Box office prior to the game.