9th Man Nation


Courtesy: Philadelphia Soul Media Relations

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Soul (7-5) fell to the Albany Empire (8-4) 71-57 in the regular season finale in front of 10,082 fans at the Times Union Center. The Soul seemed to keep up early on, however, the Empire took the lead in the second quarter which they maintained throughout the game. The See Box Score below:


Philadelphia Soul77222157
Albany Empire723142771

Soul veteran QB Dan Raudabaugh recorded 23 completions on 33 attempts for 304 yards, 1 interception and 7 touchdowns in his second game back post-injury. Raudabaugh has totaled 145 completions on 209 attempts for 1,728 yards, 6 interceptions and 36 touchdowns this season.

There were four receivers who found the end zone for the Soul against the Empire. WR Darius Prince led with 4 touchdowns and totaled 7 receptions for 82 yards. Prince finished the regular season second in the league in receiving yards (1076) and third in touchdowns (24). WR Darius “Money” Reynolds led the group in receiving yards with 139on 9 catches with 1 touchdown. Wide Receivers Aaron Wascha and Lonnie Outlaw each contributed a touchdown of their own.

As for defense, DB James Romain was fired up throughout the game and totaled 4.5 total tackles, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble return and 2 pass breakups. DB LaRico Stevenson recorded 4 total tackles, and on special teams, he had 6 kick returns for 108 total yards. Both DL Jake Metz and LB Joe Goosby had 4 total tackles and Metz also recorded 1pass breakup.

Coming Up Next: The Soul host the Baltimore Brigade for the first game of the home-and-home Playoff Series. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Center. Playoff packs and Family Four Packs for  for the July 15th playoff game are on sale now at PhiladelphiaSoul.com. Single game tickets are on sale now at WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com. The game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network and 97.5 The Fanatic. The 2018 Playoff Series is presented by Colonial Marble & Granite.

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