by Pete Richmire

TACOMA, WA. – The Tacoma Stars head-coach and leading scorer Nick Perera was named to the Major Arena Soccer League’s Week 7 Team of the Week as announced by the League on Wednesday. It is Perera’s second Team of the Week award this season. 

Perera picked up a goal and an assist in the team’s 9-8 loss to the Southwest Division leading Monterrey Flash on Friday night at the accesso ShoWare Center. His six-point effort on Saturday in the Stars’ 8-5 win over Ontario not only was instrumental in the victory, it vaulted Perera into the MASL’s leading scorer position. He racked up five assists to go with a goal against the Fury.

With his five assists, Perera also leads the MASL in that category with 16 on the season. Perera was also named to the Team of the Week in the first week of the season.

The Stars continue their home stand on Friday, January 18 against the Pacific Division leading San Diego Sockers. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:35 pm. Guarantee your seat to all the action by calling 1-844-STARS-84 or go to

It’s another $5 Friday! Fans 21 and up will enjoy $5 beers at the accesso ShoWare Center this Friday night. Doors open at 6:30 so bring your friends and let’s have some fun!

Friday is BECU ‘GO STARS’ Card night! The first 2,000 fans through the door will receive a Go Stars card featuring #2, Chase Hanson, courtesy of BECU. 

If you are a fan of the Mini-Ball toss, then Friday is the night for you! Fans will enjoy 2-for-1 pricing on Mini-Balls for the game vs San Diego. Just be sure to make your purchase before the end of the third quarter, or before they sell out! 

There’s still time to purchase 2018-2019 Season Tickets or a Legacy Membership with the Tacoma Stars. Guarantee your seat to all the action by calling 1-844-STARS-84, or emailing, or go to

Single game tickets to all Tacoma Stars home games are available. Head to to purchase your tickets.

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