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Lucas Roque

Blast star Lucas Roque out for the season with torn ACL

Blast star Lucas Roque out for the season with torn ACL

Blast forward Lucas Roque will miss the rest of the season after tearing an ACL in Saturday’s 4-3 overtime win against the Harrisburg Heat.

The six-year veteran had an MRI exam Monday afternoon and will have surgery next week.

Roque suffered the knee injury late in the fourth quarter minutes after tying the game with his 12th goal of the season. Lucas, who has been a major factor in three of the team’s championships during his time in Baltimore, also has three assists this season.

The two-time defending Major Arena Soccer League champions are 9-3 and atop the league’s Eastern Division, and Roque has carried the offense in recent weeks....

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