Ruiz Named MASL Offensive Player Of The Week

The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced today the winners of the Week 8 Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week awards. Chris Toth of the Ontario Fury wins the defensive honors while Hiram Ruiz of the San Diego Sockers wins the offensive.

Hiram Ruiz collected two wins with San Diego on their trip to play in Chihuahua’s home opener. He had four goals and three assists including the game-winning goal in overtime on Saturday. This is the midfielder’s fifth season with the Sockers but only his first two games played this year. Ruiz leads the league in points per game average at 3.5.

Chris Toth is named the Defensive Player of the Week with his 14 saves and one goal in the Fury’s game against the Blast Friday night in Baltimore. Toth is third in the league for goals-against average at 5.11.