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Firecats News

2007-05-10

Florida Firecats Climb to 6th in Week 7 Coaches’ Poll

Estero, FL - The Florida Firecats climbed up 4 spots to 6th in the Week 7 coaches’ poll released today by the arenafootball2 league offices. The Firecats snapped a two game skid with a 56-51 victory last Saturday over the Albany Conquest.

The 5-0 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers maintained their choke-hold on the top spot. The Tulsa Talons (5-0) and Bossier-Shreveport Battlewings (5-0) again held on to their 2nd and 3rd spots respectively. The expansion Boise Burn (4-1) cracked the top 5 at 4th followed by the Arkansas Twisters (4-1).

Each week during the season the coaches vote for the leagues top 16 teams. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own teams.

Week 7 Top 16
RANK TEAM PTS
1 W-B/Scranton 451 (22)
2 Tulsa 400 (5)
3 Bossier-Shrev. 394 (2)
4 Boise 333 (1)
5 Arkansas 307
6 Florida 293
7 Rio Gra. Valley 289
8 South Georgia 244
9 Bakersfield 212
10 Spokane 193
11 Mah. Valley 171
12 Quad City 123
13 Alabama 117
14 Tri-Cities 99
15 Tenn. Valley 96
16 Oklahoma City 93


The Florida Firecats travel to Albany GA this week to battle the 8th ranked South Georgia Wildcats. Kickoff is set for 7:30pm EST this Saturday May 12th. Fans can listen to the game online at www.FloridaFirecats.com, www.NBC-2.com & www.ABC-7.com.

Florida’s next home game will be Saturday May 19th against the Mahoning Valley Thunder. Tickets are on sale now. Call the Firecats box office at 390-CATS (2287).