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ArenaBowl MVP Returns to Soul

Sunday April 2, 2017

 Shaun Kauleinamoku Seeks Back to Back Championships

PHILADELPHIA – The 2016 ArenaBowl Champion Philadelphia Soul today announced that WR Shaun Kauleinamoku (5’9, 185, Western Oregon) has returned to the 2017 roster. This will be SK’s third season with the Soul and seventh with the AFL.

“I am thrilled to welcome SK back to the Soul,” said Soul head coach Clint Dolezel. “He is a playmaker and with his return, we have all of the pieces we need to make another championship run.”

In just two seasons with the Soul, Kauleinamoku totaled 169 receptions, for 2,342 yards and 47 touchdowns. He was also awarded MVP for his performance in ArenaBowl XXIX, tallying eight receptions for 110 yards and three touchdowns.

Prior to his time with the Soul, ‘SK’ was a member of the Pittsburgh Power in 2014 and recorded 124 receptions, 1,359 yards and 19 touchdowns. He spent time with both the San Antonio Talons and Utah Blaze in 2012 and totaled 74 receptions, for 880 yards and 16 touchdowns.

The Soul kick off the 2017 season in Tampa Bay as they take on the Storm on Saturday, April 15. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports.


The 2016 World Champion Philadelphia Soul are entering their 12th season in the Arena Football League. In the first 11 seasons, the Soul have won four Division Championships, four Conference Championships and two World Championships. Since the inaugural season in 2004, the Soul are the winningest professional sports team in Philadelphia. Season memberships and Group tickets for the Soul’s upcoming 2017 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a Soul representative by filling out the form Follow the Soul on Facebook at and Twitter at