Thursday, July 19, 2018

Portland AUDL Team To Be Named the Swifts [CORRECTED]

[CORRECTION, 1:25PM: The group of players from Portland - organized by the women's club team Schwa - named the team competing against Cascades mixed squad. The Swifts have no affiliation with the to-be-named Portland AUDL franchise. Capitol Hill Seattle, who published the original article, has been asked to correct their online article.

The Portland mixed team ("Swifts") will be competing against the Seattle Cascades mixed roster on July 21 @ 6PM PT in a friendly]


The Capitol Hill Seattle Blog broke news about the new AUDL team in Portland. The former Vancouver Riptide franchise will be known as the Swifts. The Portland Swifts are planned to play in the AUDL West Division during the 2019 season.

Swifts are birds, that look like:
 vaux's swift

No formal announcement has yet been made by the Portland, Oregon team's ownership or the league.

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