Syracuse's O'Quinn named MISL Player of Week
Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Syracuse Silver Knights goalkeeper Bryan O'Quinn was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week on Tuesday for Week 15.
With regular starter Eric Reed Sidelined, O'Quinn made 17 saves in a 21-4 win over the Norfolk SharX on Thursday, and then made 25 stops in a 23-9 win over the Rochester Lancers on Sunday.
On Friday, the Milwaukee Wave defeated the Wichita Wings 6-3, and the Missouri Comets downed the Baltimore Blast 18-9. In Sunday's other match, Missouri had its second straight huge win, 17-14, at Milwaukee.
Missouri clinched a playoff berth in the process. Milwaukee, which still has the best record in the MISL, and Baltimore, which has the second-best record, previously clinched postseason berths.
The upcoming week kick's off Tuesday night with Syracuse visiting Norfolk. On Saturday, Milwaukee visits Baltimore and Rochester visits Wichita. On Sunday, Milwaukee visits Norfolk and Rochester visits Missouri.
Following are the 2011-12 MISL Player of the Week winners:
Week 1: Geison, Missouri Comets.
Week 2: Eric Reed, Syracuse Silver Knights.
Week 3: Sagu, Baltimore Blast.
Week 4: Adauto Neto, Baltimore Blast.
Week 5: Jamar Beasley, Wichita Wings.
Week 6: Joe Hammes, Milwaukee Wave.
Week 7: Machel Millwood, Baltimore Blast.
Week 8: Mauricio Salles, Rochester Lancers.
Week 9: Gerson Dos Santos, Norfolk SharX.
Week 10: Adauto Neto, Baltimore Blast.
Week 11: Jamie Lieberman, Norfolk SharX.
Week 12: Ian Bennett, Milwaukee Wave.
Week 13: Tiguinho, Missouri Comets.
Week 14: Bryan Perez, Wichita Wings.
Week 15: Bryan O'Quinn, Syracuse Silver Knights.
02/14 17:04:51 ET