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“We are all looking forward to the season:” Milwaukee Wave unveils 2014-2015 roster

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Milwaukee Wave

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee Wave roster has been officially unveiled for the 2014-2015 season.

“We are all looking forward to the season and competing for another championship,” said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. ”We have a lot of last year’s team returning to play this year, some core veterans and some young players really wanting to prove themselves in the new Major Arena Soccer League.”

The 2014-2015 Milwaukee Wave team is as follows:

  • Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero – Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Assistant Coach / Goalkeeper – #0 Nick Vorberg, Grant Pass, Oregon
  • Goalkeeper #1 – Marcel Feenstra, Den Helder, Holland
  • Midfielder / Forward – #2 Tenzin Rampa, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Defender #3 – Philip Suprise, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Midfielder / Forward – #10 Luan Sales Oliveira, Sergipe, Brazil
  • Midfielder #12 – Pablo Da Silva, Floriannopolis, Brazil
  • Defender #15 – Tony Walls, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Midfielder / Forward – #20 Marcelo Fontana, Misiones, Argentina
  • Midfielder / Forward – #26 Ian Bennett, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Defender – #28 Jonathan Greenfield, Cape Town South Africa
  • Midfielder – #29 J.C. Banks, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Midfielder / Forward – #77 Marcio Leite, Sergipe, Brazil

The following new Milwaukee Wave players are being introduced:

  • Defender / Midfielder – #16 Anthony Arico, Tampa, Florida

“I am extremely excited to begin my first professional soccer season with the Wave,” said Arico. “To be a part of such a historically successful organization is a dream come true and I am looking forward to contributing to the team’s future success.”

  • Defender – #30 Alex Tozer, Milwaukee, WI

“It’s truly a dream come true to sign my first professional contract in my hometown,” said Tozer. “To be able to grow up around this franchise, attending Wave camps, games and countless training sessions, I always hoped that one day I would be able to wear a Wave kit and to finally achieve that dream is unreal. I can’t express the enjoyment and I can’t wait for a great season. We have the best fans and I promise to represent Milwaukee the best way possible and to bring in a great rookie season! Let’s go Wave!”

  • Midfielder / Forward – #99 James Weber, Hartford, Wisconsin

“I grew up attending Wave camps as a youth soccer player,” said Weber. “It is a blessing to now step on the field and play for this great organization based on tradition and championships.”

The MKE Wave open up the Major Arena Soccer League season on the road Saturday, November 8th at 7:05pm CT in St. Louis, Missouri. The home opener at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is Saturday, December 6th at 6:05pm against the St. Louis Ambush.

For the full schedule visit MilwaukeeWave.com.

Single-Game Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster Outlets, by phone at 800.745.3000, online at Ticketmaster.com and at the Milwaukee Theatre / UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Box Office at 510 W. Kilbourn Ave. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53203.

Season, Group and Flex 10 Pack tickets are available by calling 414.224.WAVE (9283) or online at MilwaukeeWave.com.