Wave kick off season with a victory against Ambush, 8-4

ST. LOUIS (WITI) -- The Milwaukee Wave began a new era of indoor soccer Saturday night in St. Louis, Missouri, opening the Major Arena Soccer League season with an exciting 8 - 4 victory over the St. Louis Ambush.

“I’m very proud of the team and the way they started the season,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. “St. Louis is good team and I thought we played well start to finish.”

MKE Wave Forward #26 Ian Bennett and #10 Luan Sales Oliveira both had two goals on the night, #15 Tony Walls had two assists and veteran midfielder/forward #20 Marcelo Fontana provided a sixth attacker goal.

As for player of the game? “If I had to chose one tonight, it would be Jonathan Greenfield on defense,” said Coach Oliviero. “He really dictated the pace and managed game tempo well.”

The MKE Wave take on defending MISL champions Missouri Comets Saturday, November 15th at 7:05pm CT at Independence Events Center. Watch LIVE! for FREE via www.GoLiveSportsCast.com

The home opener at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is Saturday, December 6th at 6:05pm against the St. Louis Ambush. Check out the full regular season schedule at MilwaukeeWave.com