Soccer Archive: January / February / March 2010
Blast End Season in OT Loss
The Blast’s second matchup against Monterrey in the MISL semifinals saw them get off to a slow start before making a final push. However, Baltimore came up short, ending their season and championship game hopes in a 10-8 overtime loss to La Raza in front of a home crowd of 5,138. Photos
Gary Stein: The Man Behind The Mic
Gary Stein is truly the voice of Baltimore indoor soccer. His colorful commentary has been on the airwaves for the Blast, and the Spirit before them, since 1994.
KiXX Outscore the Blast in Overtime
The Blast fell to the Philadelphia KiXX, 8-6, in overtime March 13. Baltimore has clinched second place in the standings and must await the results of the remaining games to decide their playoff opponent.
Denison Cabral: Player of the Week
Forward Denison Cabral is the longest-tenured player on the Blast, finishing up his 13th season with the team. Though fans have not seen much of him in previous weeks, he lit it up for Baltimore in March.
Ferdinand's Speed Can Kindle Rally
Former Reading Revolution star Max Ferdinand is poised to help the Baltimore Blast recover from the team's recent slump.
Blast Snap Losing Streak At Home
Rookie forward Max Ferdinand’s hat trick (his second this season) and another rookie goal helped bring the Blast out of their slump and regain their competitive swagger. In a decidedly slow first half, it seemed the game would pan out as the others have, but a surge of offensive energy brought Baltimore the 12-8 win.
Blast Extend Losing Streak to Four
The Baltimore Blast, substituting their traditional fire-red attire for army fatigue uniforms in Jan. 30’s game against Milwaukee Wave, were looking to break a three-game losing streak, including two losses to the Wave. However, they weren’t able to make it happen, handing the Wave the 10-6 win.
Alexander Adjusts Quickly
Baltimore's indoor soccer team is known for two things: championships and camaraderie. And Blast rookie defender Logan Alexander has fit right in.
Dello-Russo Blasts Back to Alma Mater
Michael Dello-Russo was only with Baltimore’s indoor soccer team, the Blast, for a handful of games this season before taking his vast soccer skills back to his alma mater. Maryland men’s soccer head coach Sasho Cirovski announced today the former Terrapin standout will be assistant coach.
Blast Wave A Second Win To Milwaukee
The Blast kept up a strong defense, at least in the first two quarters, for the second night in a row and the Milwaukee Wave did the same -- only they kept it up for all four.
Hat Trick Is Magic Charm For Blast Wins
Where the Blast’s Dec. 13 matchup against La Raza was an offensive battle -- a game of back-and-forth goals where the Blast had the last word, winning by one point, 14-13 -- Friday’s game was a different story.
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