Grad/Fac/Staff Men's Soccer Fall 1998

Master Blasters
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Anthony Asare, Chao Lu, Jayson Bedford, Nnamudi Mokwunye,
Christian Ericson, Tayfun Icten, John Oest, Anthony Wizoak, Naresh Rekhi, Vladimir Starkov, Stephen Philipov


Championship Game Summary
Viva Malaka! 6, Master Blasters 3

Viva Malaka! was 3-2 during the regular season and finished second in the Academic League to gain a bye in the first round of the playoffs. Viva Malaka! eked by Prince International 2-1 to advance to the final. Their counterpart in the championship, Master Blasters, finished first in the league with a 5-0 record.

Master Blasters also had a bye in the first round of the playoffs and then disposed of Left United 5-2 to advance to the championship. When these two teams met during the season, Master Blasters doubled up Viva Malaka! and won the game 6-3. Viva Malaka! was psyched to avenge the loss but rain forced cancellation of the scheduled final and a rescheduled date could not be agreed upon by both teams. And who said sharing is a lost concept?

Viva Malaka!
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Jason Blackburn, Thierry Jan van Egmond, Vladimiros Nikolakis,
Neil Fernandes, Rajaram Pai, Griffin Gappert, Hugh Hillhouse, Young Park, Vijay Ramachandraro, Jie Shen, Lev Sarkisov, Joseph Schroer,
Brett van Horn, James Reese, Cesar Vargas