1978-79 New York Arrows Statistics

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 16-8
in the MISL
Postseason: 3-0
Won Championship
Coach: Don Popovic (16-8)
Location: Uniondale, New York
Attendance: 65,350, Avg. 5,446 in 12 home dates
1978-79 New York Arrows Roster

The New York Arrows of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 16 wins and 8 losses in the MISL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The Arrows scored 176 goals, most in the league. New York yielded 136 goals. Steve Zungul netted 43 goals for the team, while Tibor Molnar, Pat Ercoli and Branko Segota each tallied fifteen or more, too. Steve Zungul contributed 25 assists. Shep Messing topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 5.19 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Don Popovic coached the team. The 1978-79 New York Arrows won the Championship.

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Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG FC BL Shts S%
Steve ZungulF1843256840017324.9
Branko SegotaF21252247190019313.0
Pat ErcoliF2118133110009319.4
Tibor MolnarF201582312005825.9
Jim PollihanD23101222140010010.0
Damir SutevskiM12137200006121.3
Craig ReynoldsD23911208008211.0
Hugh CreaneyF16871515000
Mario GarciaF125712200519.8
Doug PollardD1783118004418.2
Renato CilaD12561124003912.8
Julio BaylonF94711600547.4
Luis AlbertoF14369600644.7
Carl RoseD224371400557.3
John NusumD132461200287.1
Miralem FazlicD82134000001711.8
Peter RoeM41231200244.2
Sergio IannucelliF301100060.0
Peter DuerdenD401180040.0
Ibraim SilvaD200000060.0
Enzo DiPedeG100000000
Jim McLoughlinD14000800150.0
Shep MessingG2200016000


Player GP Min W L GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Shep Messing221236:001471075.191078502.466
Enzo DiPede10215:0021298.0923083.361

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG FC BL Shts S%
Steve ZungulF3154192201004136.6
Branko SegotaF373104000000
Pat ErcoliF31786001000
Tibor MolnarF10000000000
Jim PollihanD313410000000
Damir SutevskiM34150001000
Craig ReynoldsD32240000000
Doug PollardD31014100000
Renato CilaD200040000030.0
Luis AlbertoF3156410000128.3
John NusumD10002000000
Peter DuerdenD20002000000
Enzo DiPedeG20000000000
Jim McLoughlinD20220000000
Shep MessingG30222000000

Postseason - Goalkeepers:

Player GP Min W L GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Shep Messing3170:0030155.2915580.516
Enzo DiPede210:000016.0095.556