2017 Top 10: Assists

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November 9, 2017

It is one thing to find yourself with the disc in the end zone, but equally important is the throw that got the disc to you. Unlike in soccer and hockey, each and every goal scored in the AUDL also gets an offensive assist…. well, at least 99+ percent of the time — there is that rare Callahan when the opposing team gets the dreaded defensive ‘assist.’


Comeback Falls Short for Breeze in Division Title Game

August 13, 2017

In Toronto, Canada everything was different for the DC Breeze compared to their match-up on Friday evening. No rain, only a slight breeze, near perfect conditions. The biggest difference was the result. Using an imposing defense, the Toronto Rush dismantled the offensive line for DC, winning 29-26 at Varsity Stadium.


Stats Analysis – 2017 DC Breeze Regular Season

August 4, 2017

Throughout the 2017 DC Breeze season it seemed that offensive consistency was the theme for the team and the highlight of most contests. If the offense played well the team would walk away with a victory, and it often did just that. However, the full season statistics may tell a different story.


Breeze Head North To Face Montréal, Ottawa In Crucial Two-Game Trip

June 16, 2017

This weekend the Breeze travel to the Montreal Royal (6-4) on Saturday and the Ottawa Outlaws (2-5) on Sunday. Heading north of the border for the final time in the regular season, the DC Breeze have a chance to sweep two teams and clinch a playoff berth. Winning both would also put the team at nine wins, enough to clinch a playoff spot. Accomplishing this, though, will be a tough task considering…


Stats Analysis Game 10: DC Breeze 25 Toronto Rush 17

June 15, 2017

When the DC Breeze needed their top stars to step up, they did. In fact, not a single player on the squad had a bad game against the Toronto Rush on Sunday. Sure, there were the occasional mistakes and poor decisions throughout the course of a grueling game in very hot conditions, but as a whole every player’s performance stood out as strong and productive.


Stats Analysis Games 8 & 9: Loss to Phoenix 22-21, Win over Empire 18-17

June 7, 2017

Things went a little bit differently this week. Instead of one game, there were two with one at home and one away, and the DC Breeze lost to a team with a losing record. The only thing that was not different was another classic double overtime thriller with the New York Empire. In the spirit of doing things differently, so will be this week’s Stats Analysis piece. Instead of looking…


Stats Analysis Game 7: DC Breeze 28 New York Empire 25

It has now become an expectation for every DC Breeze and New York Empire game to be a close contest. On Saturday, the Breeze were swaying momentum their way until once again the Empire reeled the visitors back in just as they were beginning to pull away. In the final minutes, D.C. was able to put away their rivals for an important 28-25 victory. The win was the Breeze’s first road victory of…

June 1, 2017

Breeze Outlast New York, 28-25

May 28, 2017

The DC Breeze pulled away in the final minutes to beat the New York Empire yesterday, 28-25. The Empire (2-4) went on a 5-1 run late in the 3rd quarter to overcome a 19-15 deficit and tie the game at 21, but the Breeze (5-2) found another level of effort from that point and would not give up another break in the game.


Game Preview: Breeze Face Tough Road Challenge Against Toronto Saturday

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May 12, 2017

It’s only the fifth game of the Breeze season, and it is already time to start looking at rematches. The D.C. Breeze head north of the border this weekend to face the Toronto Rush, a team seeking vengeance after being embarrassed in DC back in April. The Breeze have never won in Toronto. It’s the first of two trips to Canada for the Breeze this year, as they will also visit Montréal and Ottawa…