Jamael Cox Garners MASL Team Of The Week Honors

by Brett Gleason

TACOMA, Wash. -- Tacoma Stars midfielder Jamael Cox was named to the Major Arena Soccer League Team of the Week for week eight, the league announced today.

Cox totaled two goals and one assist over a pair of road games against the Missouri Comets and St. Louis Ambush last weekend, including the game-winning goal in the final minutes of overtime against the Ambush. Cox’s 10 points this season (six goals, four assists) are ranked second most on the Stars, behind only forward Derek Johnson (11).

Joining Cox on the MASL Team of the Week are Dallas Sidekicks goalkeeper Juan Gamboa, Baltimore Blast defender Adriano Dos Santos, Missouri Comets defender Robert Palmer, St. Louis Ambush midfielder Gordy Gurson, and Dallas Sidekicks forward Arthur Ivo.

Stars goalkeeper Danny Waltman earned honorable mention after tallying 43 saves on 60 shots last weekend - his 4.70 goals against average mark this season is ranked fourth best in the MASL.

Fans can cast their vote for MASL Player of the Week every week of the season by visiting www.maslsoccer.com.

Tacoma faces a pair of road contests against the Ontario Fury and the Las Vegas Legends this Friday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 19, respectively. Live webcasts of the games can be found online at www.golivesportscast.com.

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