MKE WAVE WINS ROAD OPENER AGAINST ST. LOUIS AMBUSH; FIRST WIN FOR HEAD COACH GIULIANO OLIVIERO.

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The MKE Wave began a new era of indoor soccer tonight in St. Louis, Missouri, opening the Major Arena Soccer League season with an exciting 8 - 4 victory over the St. Louis Ambush.

“I’m very proud of the team and the way they started the season,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. “St. Louis is good team and I thought we played well start to finish.”

MKE Wave Forward #26 Ian Bennett and #10 Luan Sales Oliveira both had two goals on the night, #15 Tony Walls had two assists and veteran midfielder/forward #20 Marcelo Fontana provided a sixth attacker goal.

As for player of the game? “If I had to chose one tonight, it would be Jonathan Greenfield on defense,” said Coach Oliviero. “He really dictated the pace and managed game tempo well.”

The MKE Wave take on defending MISL champions Missouri Comets Saturday, November 15th at 7:05pm CT at Independence Events Center. Watch LIVE! for FREE via www.GoLiveSportsCast.com

The home opener at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is Saturday, December 6th at 6:05pm against the St. Louis Ambush. Check out the full regular season schedule at MilwaukeeWave.com

Single-Game Tickets are on sale now 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

POST GAME INTERVIEW: MKE Wave Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero...click here.

GAME STATS: click here.

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

Saturday, November 22nd – 6:05pm -  at Detroit Waza Flo – Melvindale Arena

Friday, November 28th – 7:35pm - at St. Louis Ambush – The Family Arena

Saturday, November 29th – 7:05pm - at Chicago Mustangs – Sears Center

Home Opener: Saturday, December 6th – 6:05pm – vs. St. Louis Ambush – UW Milwaukee Panther Arena 

Friday, December 12th – 7:35pm - at Baltimore Blast – Baltimore Arena

Saturday, December 13th – 7:35pm - at Baltimore Blast – Baltimore Arena

Saturday, December 20th – 1:05pm - vs. Tulsa Revolution - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Saturday, December 27th – 1:05pm - vs. Detroit Waza Flo - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Wednesday, December 31st – 3:05pm - vs. Missouri Comets - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Saturday, January 3rd – 6:05pm - vs. Rochester Lancers - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Saturday, January 10th – 6:05pm - vs. Chicago Mustangs - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Friday, January 16th – 7:05pm - vs. Baltimore Blast - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Saturday, January 24th – 6:05pm - at Detroit Waza Flo – Melvindale Arena

Sunday, January 25th – 3:05pm - vs. Wichita B-52’s - UW Milwaukee Panther Arena

Friday, February 6th – 7:35pm - at Tulsa Revolution – Cox Business Center

Saturday, February 7th – 7:05pm - at Wichita B-52’s – Hartman Arena

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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