Missouri's Alvarez named MISL Player of Week

Missouri Comets forward Byron Alvarez was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week for the sixth week of the 2012-13 season on Tuesday.

Alvarez bagged a hat trick in Missouri's 14-11 defeat of the Chicago Soul at the Independence Events Center on Sunday. He finished the match with seven points.

It marks the second time this season that a Comets player has earned the award as Alvarez joins Vahid Assadpour, who claimed the award in Week 1.

Missouri returns to action with a doubleheader at the weekend, taking on the Wichita Wings on Friday before facing the Syracuse Silver Knights on Saturday.

Following are the 2012-13 MISL Player of the Week winners:

Week 1: Vahid Assadpour, Missouri Comets.

Week 2: Doug Miller, Rochester Lancers.

Week 3: William Vanzela, Baltimore Blast.

Week 4: Max Ferdinand, Baltimore Blast.

Week 5: Doug Miller, Rochester Lancers.

Week 6: Byron Alvarez, Missouri Comets.