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FOOTBALL WRAP-UP
SHARKS “FIN”ISH OFF DIVAS

New York Drops D.C.-
By NY Sharks-
TThe New York Sharks (2-0) celebrated their 12th season home opener with a hard fought victory over the IWFL Eastern Conference Champion D.C. Divas (1-1) by the score of 19-13. A combination of good defense and Karen Mulligan‘s arm and legs got the Sharks past the Divas. New York won the game on their final drive of the game with clutch passes and catches by the Sharks air corp. Mulligan punched it in for the winning touchdown with only 1:54 left to go in the game.
Game Day

Brooklyn, New York, April 17, 2010
By beating the Eastern Conference Champions, this proved that the Sharks are back with the elite teams of women’s pro football. The victory improves the Sharks record to 2-0 and they are now tied at the top of a very crowded North Atlantic Division with the Boston Militia (2-0) and the Pittsburgh Passion (2-0). Both of these teams are on New York’s tough schedule. But until that time, the Sharks play the Connecticut Crushers next week at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn. If you cannot make it, listen to Pat Brown and Dave Maxwell describe all of the action on WFNradio. Kick-off time is 3:30pm (EDT).

1 2 3 4 Final
D.C. Divas 7 0 6 0 13
New York Sharks 0 13 6 19

Scoring Summary

First Quarter
DC – (04:21) Stephenson 13 yard pass from Hemlock (Hemlock kick)

Second Quarter
NY – (12:15) Bonds 12 yard pass from Mulligan (Antonucci kick)
NY – (02:38) Blum 25 yard pass from Mulligan (Kick failed)

Third Quarter
DC – (06:21) Matthews 2 yard run (kick failed)

Fourth Quarter
NY – (01:54) Mulligan 1 yard run (Kick failed)

04/17/10

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PASSION WIN HOME OPENER, 49 — 0 PITTSBURGH — In the 2010 Pittsburgh Passion Home Opener Game, the Passion defeated the Philadelphia Firebirds, 49 — 0. This marks the Passion’s 9th winning shutout in the last 2 seasons. Recovering 2 fumbles and driving into the endzone, JoJo Warner becomes the first defensive lineman in the history of the Passion to score twice in one game. Jenine Suprano scored her 4th touchdown of the last 2 games. A flawless night on extra points by Lauren Bracco. All 4 Passion quarterbacks gave outstanding performances. Defense led by Warner, Olivia Griswold, and Kim Zubovlc.

The Passion season record moves to 2 — 0. Up next, the Passion will travel to Boston on April 24th. The Pittsburgh Passion is a licensed team in the Independent Women’s Football League. The IWFL currently has over 1800 women playing the sport for more than 45 teams across North America from Southern California to Montreal and Washington to Florida.

For more information, visit www.pittsburghpassion.com, and fans can follow the team on www.facebook.com/pittsburghpassion.

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In Schenectady

The NY Nemesis defeated the Connecticut Crusher 26-0 to even their season record at 1-1.

Schenectady, NY-The New York Nemesis evened their record with a convincing 26-0 trouncing of the Connecticut Crushers in Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL) action on Saturday.

Paced by a strong running attack led by Ximora Diaz 8-88-1 and Lakea Palmer 10-55-1 the Nemesis kept the Crushers defense on their heels all evening.
The Nemesis got on the board first when Ce Ce Speed crashed over from 15 yards out on a sweep.  The extra point attempt by Ashleigh Bepko was wide.  On the ensuing series the Nemsis defense, led by Shannon Lamie’s sack, led to a three and out for the Crushers.  QB Val Halesworth 5-11-70 went to work for the Nemesis and found Sandra “Gumby” Nesbitt streaking down the right sideline for a 51 yard TD.  The extra point attempt by Bepko again sailed wide and the Nemesis had a 12-0 lead.
The defense continued to hold the Crusher offense to short gains led by Nikia Speed 3Tackles-6 Assists and 1 sack and Kelly Kraynak 1 Tackle 5 assists.  The Crushers were forced to kick and the Nemesis offense moved the ball down the field with precision and Lakea Plamer finished the drive with an 8 yard run to put the Nemesis up 18-0 going into halftime.
The Nemesis received the kick in the 2nd half and controlled the ball for 12 minutes using a balanced rushing attack to control the clock and wear down the beleagured Crushers defense.  The drive ws capped off by Ximora Diaz cruising in for an 18 yard TD scamper.  Bepko connected for the extra point making it 25-0.
The Crushers continued to make mistakes and the Nemesis defense made them pay controlling the play for the remainder of the game and earning the shutout.

The Nemesis travel to Baltimore next weekend to take on the Baltimore Nighthawks and return home on May 1 to take on the Philadelphia Firebirds.

Schenectady, NY-The New York Nemesis evened their record with a convincing 26-0 trouncing of the Connecticut Crushers in Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL) action on Saturday.

Paced by a strong running attack led by Ximora Diaz 8-88-1 and Lakea Palmer 10-55-1 the Nemesis kept the Crushers defense on their heels all evening.
The Nemesis got on the board first when Ce Ce Speed crashed over from 15 yards out on a sweep.  The extra point attempt by Ashleigh Bepko was wide.  On the ensuing series the Nemsis defense, led by Shannon Lamie’s sack, led to a three and out for the Crushers.  QB Val Halesworth 5-11-70 went to work for the Nemesis and found Sandra “Gumby” Nesbitt streaking down the right sideline for a 51 yard TD.  The extra point attempt by Bepko again sailed wide and the Nemesis had a 12-0 lead.
The defense continued to hold the Crusher offense to short gains led by Nikia Speed 3Tackles-6 Assists and 1 sack and Kelly Kraynak 1 Tackle 5 assists.  The Crushers were forced to kick and the Nemesis offense moved the ball down the field with precision and Lakea Plamer finished the drive with an 8 yard run to put the Nemesis up 18-0 going into halftime.
The Nemesis received the kick in the 2nd half and controlled the ball for 12 minutes using a balanced rushing attack to control the clock and wear down the beleagured Crushers defense.  The drive ws capped off by Ximora Diaz cruising in for an 18 yard TD scamper.  Bepko connected for the extra point making it 25-0.
The Crushers continued to make mistakes and the Nemesis defense made them pay controlling the play for the remainder of the game and earning the shutout.

The Nemesis travel to Baltimore next weekend to take on the Baltimore Nighthawks and return home on May 1 to take on the Philadelphia Firebirds.

Schenectady, NY-The New York Nemesis evened their record with a convincing 26-0 trouncing of the Connecticut Crushers in Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL) action on Saturday.

Paced by a strong running attack led by Ximora Diaz 8-88-1 and Lakea Palmer 10-55-1 the Nemesis kept the Crushers defense on their heels all evening.
The Nemesis got on the board first when Ce Ce Speed crashed over from 15 yards out on a sweep.  The extra point attempt by Ashleigh Bepko was wide.  On the ensuing series the Nemsis defense, led by Shannon Lamie’s sack, led to a three and out for the Crushers.  QB Val Halesworth 5-11-70 went to work for the Nemesis and found Sandra “Gumby” Nesbitt streaking down the right sideline for a 51 yard TD.  The extra point attempt by Bepko again sailed wide and the Nemesis had a 12-0 lead.
The defense continued to hold the Crusher offense to short gains led by Nikia Speed 3Tackles-6 Assists and 1 sack and Kelly Kraynak 1 Tackle 5 assists.  The Crushers were forced to kick and the Nemesis offense moved the ball down the field with precision and Lakea Plamer finished the drive with an 8 yard run to put the Nemesis up 18-0 going into halftime.
The Nemesis received the kick in the 2nd half and controlled the ball for 12 minutes using a balanced rushing attack to control the clock and wear down the beleagured Crushers defense.  The drive ws capped off by Ximora Diaz cruising in for an 18 yard TD scamper.  Bepko connected for the extra point making it 25-0.
The Crushers continued to make mistakes and the Nemesis defense made them pay controlling the play for the remainder of the game and earning the shutout.

The Nemesis travel to Baltimore next weekend to take on the Baltimore Nighthawks and return home on May 1 to take on the Philadelphia Firebirds.

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