(Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Lancers (3-2) were led by Doug Miller’s six goal, twelve point night as they defeated the Missouri Comets (4-3) by a score of 24-17 at Christopher J. Wilmot Field at the Blue Cross Arena. Miller’s six goal game tied the MISL single game record and broke the Lancers franchise record. Miller’s twelve point game broke the Lancers single game record and was one point shy of the MISL single game record. Mauricio Salles and Andy Tiedt each had five points to help the Lancers get over .500 for the first time ever. With the Lancers scoring twelve goals, Dunkin Donuts will donate twelve pounds of coffee to Foodlink of Western NY.
The Lancers would trail the Comets by a score of 7-4 after the first quarter of play. Missouri captain Vahid Assadpour’s 3-point goal would provide the difference in the quarter where Miller and Tiedt scored for the Lancers.
Miller would score all three of the Lancers goals in the second quarter as the home side would take a 10-9 lead into the locker room for halftime. Salles assisted on the last two Lancers goals of the quarter.
The Lancers would take control of the game in the third quarter thanks to powerplay goals by Miller and Stephen Basso and goals by Salles and Miller at even strength. The Lancers would take an 18-11 lead into the final fifteen minutes of play.
The Comets would make it a game with goals from Milan Milanovic, Leo Gibson, and an own goal to pull within three points at 20-17. But, Tiedt and Jeremy Ortiz would score to ice the game for the Lancers.
The Lancers will return to action Sunday, December 2nd as they travel to play the Syracuse Silver Knights at 4 pm. The Lancers will return home to Christopher J. Wilmot Field at the Blue Cross Arena on December 15th when they host the Wichita Wings 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.