MKE WAVE DROPS HEARTBREAKER TO SYRACUSE IN OVERTIME.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Your Six-Time Champion Milwaukee Wave lost in overtime Saturday afternoon at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena against the Syracuse Sliver Knights, 10-9.

“You’ve got to give Syracuse a lot of credit today,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. “Player for player I think we all know they can compete with any team in the league and they showed that tonight. I’m disappointed we lost today,”

After losing starting goalkeeper Nick Vorberg Saturday night against Wichita B52’s and losing Jeff Richey Thursday at practice, the MKE Wave signed Matt Eisold. Playing in his first game he saw 23 shots and saved 13.

“I couldn’t be prouder of Matt,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. “He made a lot of great saves today and played very smart. We could of done a better job helping him out on a couple goals but overall Matt had a great game.”

It was a back and forth game the first half with both teams scoring 4 goals in the first half. MKE Wave goals coming from Ian Bennett, Corey Adamson and two goals from Tony Walls.

The Syracuse Silver Knights came out firing in third quarter, scoring four goals, while the Wave scored 2; from Marcio Leite and Stefan St. Louis. Syracuse had the lead at the end of the third 8-6. The Wave came out with 3 quick goals; coming Stefan St. Louis and 2 from Luan Oliveira. The Wave had the lead, but Syracuse found the back of the net with 4 minutes and 13 seconds left to tie the game.

The game then went into overtime, next goal wins the game. Syracuse Silver Knights had a top of the box restart, where Nelson Santana scored the game winning goal.

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NEXT HOME GAME: (FINAL REGULAR SEASON HOME GAME)
Saturday, February 21st - 6:05pm - UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
BEEP BEEP VROOM VROOM.. who’s ready for the BOOM! Loud crowd and loud pipes surround this action filled night at UW Milwaukee Panther Arena. Get OUT to see life size Hot Wheels with a once in a lifetime fan photo op in addition to giving away incredible prizes throughout the night. We will also be giving a NEW Vespa courtesy of Reina International Autos to one luck Wave Fan!

Single-Game tickets are on sale at all Ticketmaster Outlets, by phone at 800.745.3000, online at Ticketmaster.com and at the Milwaukee Theatre / UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Box Office at 510 W. Kilbourn Ave. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53203.

Season, Group, Flex 10 and 1,2 & 3 Game ticket packages are available by calling 414.224.WAVE (9283) or online at MilwaukeeWave.com

MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE PLAYOFF TICKETS:
“It feels good to clinch a playoff berth,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. “ We really don’t know who our opponent is going to be right now between Chicago and Wichita. Chicago is looking like they are in a better position than Wichita but either way, we are going to take it one series at a time and just focus on whomever we play in the first round.” The MKE Wave is offering an early bird discount for MASL Playoff Tickets that will be available until end of the February 21st game at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Fans can purchase tickets by calling 414.224.WAVE (9283) or visit the MKE Wave front office at 510 W. Kilbourn Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203.

2014-2015 MKE Wave Regular Season Schedule:
Road Opener: Saturday, November 8th – 7:35pm - at St. Louis Ambush – The Family Arena (WIN 8-4)
Saturday, November 15th – 7:05pm - Missouri Comets – Independence Events Center (LOSS 7-9)
Saturday, November 22nd – 6:05pm - at Detroit Waza Flo – Melvindale Arena (WIN 4-0)
Friday, November 28th – 7:35pm - at St. Louis Ambush – The Family Arena (WIN 8-4)
Saturday, November 29th – 7:05pm - at Chicago Mustangs – Sears Center (LOSS 4-5)
Home Opener: Saturday, December 6th – 6:05pm – vs. St. Louis Ambush – UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena (WIN 9-3)
Friday, December 12th – 6:35pm - at Baltimore Blast – Royal Farms Arena (LOSS 8-13)
Saturday, December 13th – 6:35pm - at Baltimore Blast – Royal Farms Arena (LOSS 10-14)
Saturday, December 20th – 1:05pm - vs. Tulsa Revolution - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (WIN 9-3)
Saturday, December 27th – 1:05pm - vs. Detroit Waza Flo - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (WIN 8-6)
Wednesday, December 31st – 3:05pm - vs. Missouri Comets - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (LOSS 7-8 / OT)
Saturday, January 3rd – 6:05pm - vs. Rochester Lancers - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (WIN 7-4)
Saturday, January 10th – 6:05pm - vs. Chicago Mustangs - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (WIN 8-5)
Friday, January 16th – 7:05pm - vs. Baltimore Blast - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (LOSS 3-5)
Saturday, January 24th – 5:05pm - at Detroit Waza Flo – Melvindale Arena (WIN 9-4)
Sunday, January 25th – 3:05pm - vs. Wichita B-52’s - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena (WIN 12-4)
Friday, February 6th – 7:05pm - at Tulsa Revolution – Expo Square Pavilion (WIN 13-3)
Saturday, February 7th – 7:05pm - at Wichita B-52’s – Hartman Arena (WIN 14-12)
Saturday, February 14th – 1:05pm - vs. Syracuse Silver Knights - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena
Saturday, February 21st – 6:05pm - vs. Detroit Waza Flo - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Milwaukee Wave:
From its humble beginnings in 1984, the Milwaukee Wave has evolved and grown to be a national success with 6 championships and a leader in community outreach. As the oldest continuously operating professional soccer team in North America, the Milwaukee Wave has had the unique ability to make a positive impact in their community while carrying on their reputation as a winning team. The evolution of the Milwaukee Wave can be traced from its conception to present day by taking a look at the major turning points throughout the team’s 30-year history. MilwaukeeWave.com for more.

MKE Sports & Entertainment:
MKE Sports & Entertainment owns and operates professional sports team, sports complexes, and other entertainment entities in the Midwest including The Rock Sports Complex in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Wave Professional Soccer Team playing in the Major Arena Soccer League, the Rockford Aviators Baseball team (Rockford, IL) playing in the Frontier League and the Kokomo Jackrabbits Baseball team (Kokomo, Indiana) playing in the Prospect League. For even more information about MKE Sports & Entertainment and everything we do visit MKESports.com

Major Arena Soccer League (MASL):
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is the top level of arena soccer in North America. The league was known as the Professional Arena Soccer League when it began play on October 25, 2008. The circuit concluded its sixth season with the Chicago Mustangs claiming the Newman Cup on March 16. On May 19, 2014 the league was reintroduced as the MASL with 24 teams in the US and Mexico. The Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL-Premier) just concluded its 16th season as the nation's top amateur arena soccer league and is the official developmental league of the MASL. Both the MASL and PASL-Premier are members of Confederacion Panamerica de Minifutbol (CPM).

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