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Stephen Paterson and Guerrero Pino Highlight All-Rookie Team

KANSAS CITY (April 3, 2017) – The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced the first set of 2016-2017 Award Winners this morning. Five different players were recognized in today’s announcement with Stephen Paterson and Guerrero Pino earning All-Rookie honors, while Ignacio “Nacho” Flores was named All-Rookie Honorable Mention.

The MASL also announced the Honorable Mention list for the full All-MASL Awards today. Forward Leo Gibson and Defender Alain Matingou were recognized among this list of elite players. The full list of awards announced by the MASL is below.

The full MASL Championship Week Schedule can be found here.

MASL Referees of the Year
1st Team
Ryan Cigich
Shane Butler

2nd Team
Brian Miller
Rich Grady

3rd Team
Fernando Pena
Ramiro Cruz

MASL All-Rookie Team
Stephen Paterson (Kansas City Comets)
Lucas Teixeira (Florida Tropics)
Manuel Rojo (Atletico Baja)
Elton de Oliveira (Baltimore Blast)
Thiago Freitas (Harrisburg Heat)
Guererro Pino (Kansas City Comets)
Robert Renaud (Milwaukee Wave)
MASL All-Rookie Honorable Mention
Francisco “Chico” Codeiro (Ontario Fury)
Maicon De Abreu (Ontario Fury)
Ignacio Flores (Kansas City Comets)
Josh Lemos (Milwaukee Wave)
Daniel Chamale  (Milwaukee Wave)

MASL Honorable Mention
Tony Donatelli (Baltimore Blast)
Diego Reynoso (Soles de Sonora)
Matt Clare (San Diego Sockers)
Pablo Da Silva (Cedar Rapids Rampage)
Josh Lemos (Milwaukee Wave)
Adriano Dos Santos (Baltimore Blast)
Robert Escalante (Soles de Sonora)
Max Touloute (San Diego Sockers)
Jonatan Santos (Cedar Rapids Rampage)
Leo Gibson (Kansas City Comets)
Alain Matingou (Kansas City Comets)
Cody Ellis (Dallas Sidekicks)