Here we go again. It’s the D.C. Breeze vs the New York Empire, and this time first place and early control of the East Division is on the line.
Returning back to division play, the D.C. Breeze needed to find consistency with a tough stretch of the schedule on deck for the team. They had a great opportunity to do so Saturday as they returned home to face the Ottawa Outlaws; a team that has yet to be a threat but always provides solid competition with two 7-7 seasons so far.
The Rivalry Renewed, 2017. “DC vs NY” sounds great in many contexts, in sport and otherwise, and ultimate is no exception. We hope you can make it out to Historic Gallaudet University May 6 at 6:30pm to see the 2017 edition of this already great rivalry between two teams already tied at the top of the East Division standings early in the 2017 season.
Matching his career high in goals, Tyler Monroe had yet another stellar performance for the DC Breeze at Hotchkiss Field Saturday night. With seven goals and five assists, Monroe could not be stopped by the visiting Ottawa Outlaws as the Breeze cruised to a 29-24 win.
COLLEGE NIGHT CONTEST UPDATE: American University currently has a commanding lead in the quest for free pizza, photo ops and other halftime activities! University of Maryland is 2nd, and Georgetown University is right behind UMD in 3rd. Use your promo code below until Noon Saturday for $7 tickets, or walk up to the gate with your student ID for a discounted $10 walkup price. Either way, you will be counted in the quest for free pizza and other perks. There’s still time for all colleges to come through!
On Saturday evening the D.C. Breeze will welcome the Ottawa Outlaws to Hotchkiss field for the Breeze’s annual College Night. Coming into the contest, the Breeze (1-1) are looking to rebound after a disappointing 23-21 overtime loss to the Raleigh Flyers last weekend.
It’s Episode 2 of our new series, Cool Air — the unofficial Breeze podcast brought to you by a few ‘anonymous’ Breeze players. The conversation continues from Episode 1 with a deep dive into the tough overtime loss in Raleigh, the upcoming Ottawa game, and of course they address a few more of the most interesting topics on Yahoo Answers.
One lucky fan at each Breeze home game this season will get a chance to throw a disc 50 yards and win $5000! It’s pretty simple: we’ll pick a fan at random, they’ll throw at a mannequin 5 yards away to win a t-shirt, and then they can choose to throw at another one 25 yards away for a Breeze fan pack or 50 yards away for $5000. Hit a mannequin from 50 yards and win $5000! Yep, pretty simple.
Full game video of our thriller in Raleigh here. This game will also be aired on Eleven Sports Network 8pm ET Sunday, 4/23, with several replays also scheduled throughout the week.
The DC Breeze played 36 minutes of majestic Ultimate to take a 5 goal lead into the 4th quarter of the AUDL’s first Cross Coast Challenge game against the league’s #3 ranked team in Raleigh last night, only to come up painfully short in the end. The South Division’s Raleigh Flyers staged an impressive comeback to tie the game 20-20 at the end of regulation, and went on to clinch the…