2017 Season Full of Milestones for DC Breeze

September 21, 2017

The 2017 DC Breeze season finished in a very similar fashion to the previous year. With a 10-4 record, the team claimed the No. 2 seed in the East Division Playoffs. After winning their hard earned home playoff game, the Breeze moved on to play division winners Toronto Rush, and for the second straight year they lost to the Rush in the Division Final.

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Stats Analysis – 2017 East Division

August 8, 2017

Last week the Stats Analysis for the entire 2017 DC Breeze regular season was unveiled displaying the success of the top 14-18 players on the Breeze roster. Now it is time to look to how each line compared to the rest of the AUDL East Division. It also gives us a chance to look at the top players in the division and to see which team has the biggest stars of…

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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.

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Breeze Go Undefeated at Home in 2017 Regular Season

July 8, 2017

For the first time in franchise history, the DC Breeze have finished a regular season with a perfect home record. It is not unheard of for AUDL teams to go undefeated in front of their home crowd, a feat often reserved for those destined for top playoff seeds in the respective divisions.

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Breeze Beat Philadelphia, Clinch Playoff Berth

June 26, 2017

For the second straight season and the third time in franchise history, the DC Breeze are heading to the playoffs. With a 25-17 win over the Philadelphia Phoenix, the Breeze were able to celebrate their postseason berth in front of their home fans on Saturday night. Controlling the pace from the opening pull, DC never trailed and never seemed to be in trouble against their I-95 rivals. Finishing 7-0 at…

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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…

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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.

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Toronto Rush Visit DC Sunday To Battle for First Place

June 9, 2017

It all comes down to this (kind of, but not really). During the off-season there were countless expectations for the DC Breeze and the New York Empire to contend with the four-time defending Eastern Division Champions. Until this season, the Toronto Rush had looked nearly unbeatable in the division, and surely unbeatable by any team south of the Canadian border.

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AUDL Tuesday Toss Covers Weekend Loss, Win, Nate Prior

In this week’s Tuesday Toss, AUDL commentator Evan Lepler does a great job of covering the huge 15-game weekend across the league including the Breeze doubleheader.

“Stopped disc. Vert stack start. Alan is our distraction. The play was set up for Ty to score. New York came out with a bracket. Alan went left. Ty went right drawing two. I sat where I was, and game over.” — Max Cassell

But that universe point goal could only happen because Nate Prior‘s 50 yard huck — and 139th consecutive completed pass this season — found a diving Lloyd Blake at the 2 yard line in double OT…

June 8, 2017
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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…

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