2012–13 Major Indoor Soccer League season

The 2012–13 Major Indoor Soccer League season is the second under the United Soccer Leagues banner, fourth under the MISL name, and the fifth season overall. It is also the 35 season of professional Division 1 indoor soccer. The season started on November 2, 2012 and ended on March 3, 2013.

Major Indoor Soccer League
Season2012-13
ChampionsBaltimore Blast
Top goalscorerDoug Miller
(Rochester, 44)
Longest winning runMilwaukee Wave, 16 wins December 1st, 2012 – February 10th, 2013 [1]
Longest losing runWichita Wings, 6 losses
February 8th, 2013 – March 3rd, 2013
Rochester Lancers, 6 losses
December 22nd, 2012 – January 12th, 2013 [1]
Average attendance4,143 [2]

Teams

New Teams

Team City/Area Arena Joined Head Coach
Chicago Soul Chicago Sears Centre 2012 Manny Rojas [3]

Teams that left the MISL

Team City/Area Arena Founded Joined MISL Left MISL New League
Norfolk SharX Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk Scope 2011 2011 2012 Folded

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Incoming manager Date of appointment
Rochester Lancers Bill Andracki [4] Jim Hesch [5] Offseason
Chicago Soul Manny Rojas [3] Novi Marojević [6] December 11

Standings

  2012-13 League Champions   2012-13 Playoff Team

Team GP W L PCT PF PA GB Home Road
1 Baltimore Blast 26 21 5 .808 379 228 --- 12-1 9-4
2 Milwaukee Wave 26 21 5 .808 310 230 --- 12-1 9-4
3 Missouri Comets 26 13 13 .500 330 363 8 9-4 4-9
4 Chicago Soul 26 11 15 .423 293 308 10 7-6 4-9
5 Rochester Lancers 26 10 16 .385 326 385 11 7-6 3-10
6 Syracuse Silver Knights 26 8 18 .308 279 328 13 5-8 3-10
7 Wichita Wings 26 7 19 .269 260 335 14 6-7 1-12

Updated to matches played on 3/3/2013 [7]

Statistics

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Club Games 2pt Goals 3pt Goals Assists Points
1 Doug Miller Rochester Lancers 25 41 3 11 102
2 Mauricio Salles Rochester Lancers 25 25 9 20 97
3 Neto Syracuse Silver Knights 26 32 2 8 78
Carlos Farias Chicago Soul 24 13 9 25 78
5 Byron Alvarez Missouri Comets 23 31 1 9 74
6 Vahid Assadpour Missouri Comets 26 14 5 27 70
7 Leo Gibson Missouri Comets 24 23 3 12 67
8 Frederico Moojen Wichita Wings 24 27 0 12 66
Luan Oliveira Milwaukee Wave 25 23 2 14 66
10 Carlos Muñoz Chicago Soul 25 21 4 8 62

Last updated on March 3, 2013. Source: MISL.com Statistics - Total Points

Top 2pt Goal Scorers

Rank Scorer Club Games 2pt Goals
1 Doug Miller Rochester Lancers 25 41
2 Neto Syracuse Silver Knights 26 32
3 Byron Alvarez Missouri Comets 23 31
4 Frederico Moojen Wichita Wings 24 27
5 Mauricio Salles Rochester Lancers 25 25
6 Ian Bennett Milwaukee Wave 26 23
Luan Oliveira Milwaukee Wave 25 23
Leo Gibson Missouri Comets 24 23
9 Carlos Muñoz Chicago Soul 25 21
Andrew Hoxie Wichita Wings 24 21

Last updated on March 3, 2013. Source: MISL.com Statistics - 2 Point Goals

Playoffs

The MISL Playoffs will begin with the semifinals, featuring the No. 1 and No. 4 seeds and the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds meeting in home-and-home series with a 15-minute mini game to decide the series following the second game if needed. The championship followed the same format. The higher seed will had the option to choose which game it hosts.[8]

Semi-Finals Championship
      
1 Baltimore 2
4 Chicago 0
1 Baltimore 2
3 Missouri 0
2 Milwaukee 1
3 Missouri 2

Semi-Finals

Game 1

Chicago Soul13 – 22Baltimore Blast
Report
Missouri Comets10 – 12 (OT)Milwaukee Wave
Report
Attendance: 3,889
Referee: Ron Cory

Game 2

Baltimore Blast10 – 7Chicago Soul
Report
Attendance: 5,308
Referee: Ryan Cigich
Milwaukee Wave8 – 9Missouri Comets
Report
Attendance: 7,518
Referee: Ryan Cigich

Mini-Game Tie Breaker

Milwaukee Wave4 – 5Missouri Comets
Report
Attendance: 7,518
Referee: Ryan Cigich

MISL Finals

Game 1

Missouri Comets12 – 21Baltimore Blast
Report
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Attendance: 5,279
Referee: Ryan Cigich

Game 2

Baltimore Blast8 – 6Missouri Comets
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Attendance: 8,704
Referee: Rich Grady

Awards

Individual Awards

[9]

Award Name Team
MVP Doug Miller Rochester Lancers
Coach of the Year Danny Kelly Baltimore Blast
Rookie of the Year Luan Oliveira Milwaukee Wave
Defender of the Year Mike Lookingland Baltimore Blast
Goalkeeper of the Year Nick Vorberg Milwaukee Wave
Championship MVP William Vanzela Baltimore Blast

All-League First Team

[10]

Name Position Team
Leo Gibson D Missouri Comets
Mike Lookingland D Baltimore Blast
Doug Miller M/F Rochester Lancers
Neto M/F Syracuse Silver Knights
Mauricio Salles M/F Rochester Lancers
Nick Vorberg GK Milwaukee Wave

All-League Second Team

[10]

Name Position Team
Pat Healey D Baltimore Blast
Nelson Santana D Syracuse Silver Knights
Vahid Assadpour M/F Missouri Comets
Carlos Farias M/F Chicago Soul
Luan Oliveira M/F Milwaukee Wave
Jeff Richey GK Chicago Soul

All-Rookie Team

[10]

Name Position Team
Stephen Basso D Rochester Lancers
Pedrinho D Rochester Lancers
Luan Oliveira M/F Milwaukee Wave
Carlos Muñoz M/F Chicago Soul
Lucas Roque M/F Baltimore Blast
William Vanzela GK Baltimore Blast
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  6. "Novi Marojević Named New Head Coach". Chicago Soul FC. 11 December 2012. Archived from the original on 10 January 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
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  10. "All-League, Rookie Teams Announced". Archived from the original on 2013-03-16. Retrieved 2013-03-13.
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