Monday, August 28, 2017

San Francisco FlameThrowers: 2017 AUDL Champions

The San Francisco FlameThrowers earned their first American Ultimate Disc League title with a 1-goal win in the AUDL championship.

San Francisco finished in first place in the AUDL West South Division then won the West Division Championship game - their very first postseason win and their first Division title - to advance to the AUDL Championship Weekend in Montreal.

In the major Quebec city, the FlameThrowers won their Saturday semifinal 23-19 over Madison and then played a rematch of the AUDL Cross-Coast Challenge by facing Toronto Rush in Sunday's final. Down by 2 after the first quarter, San Francisco FlameThrowers won AUDL VI by the score of 30-29 (16's halftime). The Championship Game MVP for Toronto Rush was Ben Burelle; FlameThrowers, Grant Lindsley.

With Sunday's win...
7 = # of times San Francisco scored 30 or more goals in a game during 2017 season.

(3-0) = San Francisco's record in the 2nd game of a back-to-back.

San Francisco became the 5th team to win an AUDL title.

This is Beau Kittredge's 4th consecutive AUDL title.

3 of the 6 AUDL titles have been won by Bay Area AUDL teams.

$20,000 = prize money awarded to the FlameThrowers team for winning the AUDL title.

$500 = prize money FT's won at Cascades Cup (April 2017)

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