Soul leave VooDoo spellbound, 62-41
Saturday June 6, 2015
Win Over VooDoo Leads to Best Start in Franchise History
PHILADELPHIA (June 6, 2015) – A big second half comeback gave the Philadelphia Soul (10-1) a 62-41 victory over the New Orleans VooDoo (2-9) in front of 8,197 in Philadelphia at the Rothman Field at Wells Fargo Center night.
“We didn’t make plays in the first half, but the defense really stepped it up and we started making plays in the second half,” said Head Coach Clint Dolezel. “Next week we have to have it turned on all game. Our offense is a good unit, and our defense is getting stronger; we’re headed in the right direction.”
J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game Ryan McDaniel led the Soul (10-1) receivers with nine catches for 127 yards and two touchdowns. Marco Thomas added seven catches for 106 yards and three touchdowns. Shaun Kauleinamoku had four receptions for 98 yards, while Lonnie Outlaw chipped in with one reception for 8 yards.
Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Game, Dan Raudabaugh finished the night by completing 20-of-26 passes for 323 yards, a season high of nine touchdowns and one interception. Adam Kennedy of New Orleans completed 27-of-42 passes for 270 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions.
Chris Duvalt led the VooDoo (2-9) receivers with eight receptions for 70-yards and no touchdowns, while Roger Jackson added 8 catches for 66 yards and one touchdown.
LaRico Stevenson led the team with 8.5 total tackles. James Romain had 8.0 total tackles and two interceptions.
Next week, the Orlando Predators host the Soul for their third meeting of the season on at the Amway Center. The game will kick off at
Russell Athletic Offensive Player: Philadelphia’s Dan Raudabaugh
Riddell Defensive Player: Philadelphia’s James Romain
J Lewis Small AFL Playmaker: Philadelphia’s Ryan McDaniel
Cutter’s Catch of the Game: Philadelphia’s James Romain third quarter interception
Spalding Highlight of the Game: Philadelphia’s Shaun Kauleinamoku second quarter 39-yard touchdown
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