Four Teams Qualify For 2017 AUDL Championship Weekend

August 14, 2017

After 179 games during the regular season and playoffs, the 2017 AUDL Championship Weekend field of contenders is set as the Dallas Roughnecks, Madison Radicals, San Francisco FlameThrowers, and Toronto Rush get set to face off in Montreal on August 26 and 27. Dallas returns to Championship Weekend looking to defend their 2016 AUDL title, Toronto wants to add to their trophy case after their 2013 championship crown, Madison is still searching for their first title despite five straight final four appearances, while San Francisco is making their first showing. All three games at Championship Weekend VI will be available to watch for free AUDL.TV/Live.

There will be two semifinal games played on Saturday, August 26. The number one seed Madison Radicals will face the number four seed San Francisco FlameThrowers in a first-ever matchup between the two franchises at 4:00 PM/ET. The second semifinal at 7:00 PM/ET will feature the number two seed Dallas Roughnecks against the number three seed Toronto Rush in a rematch of their 2016 Championship Weekend showdown.

Madison Radicals

#1 Seed
2017 Record: 12-2, 1st in Midwest Division
Points/Game: 22.1 (17th out of 24)
Opp. Points/Game: 18.5 (1st out of 24)
Assists Leader: Andrew Meshnick (27)
Goals Leader: Colin Camp (39)
Blocks Leader: Andrew Meshnick (28)

Dallas Roughnecks

#2 Seed
2017 Record: 11-3, 2nd in South Division
Points/Game: 26.4 (2nd out of 24)
Opp. Points/Game: 21.4 (T-6th out of 24)
Assists Leader: Jimmy Mickle (42)
Goals Leader: Jay Froude (41)
Blocks Leader: Jay Froude (29)

Toronto Rush

#3 Seed
2017 Record: 11-3, 1st in East Division
Points/Game: 25.9 (T-3rd out of 24)
Opp. Points/Game: 22.1 (T-8th out of 24)
Assists Leader: Cam Harris (42)
Goals Leader: Andrew Carroll (37)
Blocks Leader: Mario Zlatic (20)

San Francisco FlameThrowers

#4 Seed
2017 Record: 10-4, 1st in West Division
Points/Game: 27.7 (1st out of 24)
Opp. Points/Game: 23.9 (16th out of 24)
Assists Leader: Cassidy Rasmussen (54)
Goals Leader: Antoine Davis (41)
Blocks Leader: Antoine Davis (23)

Header photo by Steve Kotvis.
All stats from 2017 regular season.