(Rochester, NY) – A franchise record crowd of 10,320 fans came out to Christopher J. Wilmot Field at the Blue Cross Arena for First Responders Appreciation Day and they saw MISL Leading scorer Doug Miller put up 11 points to lead the Rochester Lancers (7-12) to a 17-8 win over the Missouri Comets (9-10). Mauricio Salles remained in second in league scoring with two goals on the afternoon. Patrick Hannigan made 12 saves in goal for the Lancers.
Alan McGreal scored 2:26 into the game and the Lancers were off from there. Miller would score the game’s next four goals to give the Lancers an insurmountable 11-0 lead midway through the second quarter. Salles would score his first of the game and then Pedrinho would score a highlight reel goal off a Doug Miller assist to make the score 15-0 Lancers at the halftime break.
Missouri would get on the board in the third quarter when Ramone Palmer pulled one back for the visitors. Salles would score his second of the game to give the Lancers a 17-2 lead heading into the final quarter.
Missouri would score the only three goals of the fourth quarter with Vahid Assadpour, Robert Palmer, and Ryan Junge scoring for the Comets to make the final score 17-8 for the Lancers.
With eight goals by the Lancers this evening Dunkin Donuts will donate eight pounds of coffee to Foodlink. So far this season Dunkin Donuts has donated 112 pounds of coffee.
The Lancers will return to action on Friday, February 1st when they visit the Missouri Comets at 8:35 pm at The Independence Events Center. The Lancers will return home to Christopher J. Wilmot Field at the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, February 16th when they host the Syracuse Silver Knights at 1 pm. All matches can be heard live on the Lancers flagship station Fickle 93.3 FM with veteran broadcaster Joe Giuliano once again calling all of the action. In addition all MISL matches can be seen live via webcast at www.MISLLive.com.
Rochester Lancers Season Tickets are now available on the Lancers’ website at www.RochesterLancers.com or by calling (585) 872-KICK . Lancers tickets are available at all local Wegmans locations, through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000 to charge by phone or online at www.ticketmaster.com.