Wednesday, July 17, 2013

AUDL & MLU Snapshots (July 12-14)

Seven pro ultimate games were played this past weekend. Compare to last week.
NOTES: AUDL games have 12-minute quarters; MLU games have 10-minute quarters

[AUDL] Toronto Rush went undefeated in the regular season (16-0). [TO16ONT-0]
[AUDL] 16 = consecutive wins by Toronto in the Eastern Conference.
[AUDL] 6 = # of times Rush had 30-or-more scores in a game, including their 40-score game.
[AUDL] 6 games = winning streak for Radicals.
[AUDL] Radicals (13-3) are 6-3 in games decided by 2 scores or less.
[AUDL] 6 games = winning streak for Empire (11-5) at home.
[AUDL] Hammerheads (2-14) went winless in away games, going 0-8 on the road.
[AUDL] 57.2% = winning percentage of home teams in the 2013 regular season; (55-41).
[AUDL] Playoffs begin July 27 -- EASTERN: Philadelphia Phoenix @ New York Empire;
MIDWESTERN: Indianapolis AlleyCats @ Madison Radicals.
[AUDL] AlleyCats (9-7), the only returning AUDL team with a winning record, clinched a playoff spot for the second consecutive year.
Ice bath for Rush coaches Evan Phillips and Scott Hastie. [SOURCE]
[MLU] Boston Whitecaps beat San Francisco Dogfish 20-15 to win the inaugural MLU Championship.[MLU] The MLU Championship on July 13 was Major League Ultimate's first-ever inter-conference game.
[MLU] 12 = winning streak by Boston Whitecaps (10-0 in the regular season; 2-0 in the post-season)
[MLU] 20 scores = lowest score total for Whitecaps since Week 1's 19-16 win vs Rumble.
[MLU] 15 scores = lowest total by Dogfish since Week 1's 14-11 win vs Stags.
[MLU] 5 scores = largest margin of defeat by Dogfish.
[MLU] The Dogfish played in the very first MLU game (win), MLU's first playoff game (win), & MLU's inaugural Championship game (loss).

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