The Fusion finished the regular season with a 42-12 win over the West Michigan Mayhem Saturday night at home in Maple Heights. The Fusion finished regular season at 6-2 with losses only to the reigning national champion Boston and the #1 ranked DC Divas. QB BETH ANDRASIK was 14 for 29 for 240 yards. RB MERCEDES EPHRAIM had 25 carries for 227 yards. WR MARIA JACKSON had 6 receptions for 76 yards and 1 TD. WR KANISHA COWARD had 6 receptions for 147 yards. KATIE GREEN and ANGELA MASON had interceptions and VERONICA RUCKER again led the team in tackles. The team goes to Chicago on June 27th to play the Chicago Force for the first round of the playoffs.
The CLEVELAND FUSION lost 27-7 in our nation’s capital last Saturday night. The SECOND HALF SCORE WAS FUSION 7 DC DIVAS 0. QB KERI PALMA was 13 for 25 for 141 yards, 1 TD and 2 interceptions. QB BETH ANDRASIK was 6 for 18 for 92 yards and 2 interceptions. WR MARIA JACKSON had 12 receptions for 177 yards and 1 TD. On the DEFENSE side of the ball, VERONICA RUCKER had 2 Sacks. STEPHANIE RUSSO and ELIZABETH DILLOW each had 1 Sack. The team returns HOME this SATURDAY, JUNE 13 at 7:00 PM for its LAST HOME GAME against the WEST MICHIGAN MAYHEM. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Kids under 6 are free. We look forward to seeing you this Saturday in MAPLE HEIGHTS.
THE FUSION SHUT OUT THE DETROIT DARK ANGELS 35-0 IN DETROIT SATURDAY NIGHT IN DRIVING RAIN TO BRING ITS SEASON RECORD TO 5-1. QB BETH ANDRASIK was 7 for 17 for 86 yards, 1 TD and no interceptions. RB MERCEDES EPHRAIM had 21 carries for 190 yards, 2 TDs and a 2 point conversion. WR MARIA JACKSON had 5 receptions for 82 yards, 2 TDs and 2 interceptions for 17 and 85 yards. KICKER LAUREN ACKER had 3 PATs. On the DEFENSIVE SIDE VERONICA RUCKER led the team in tackles. THE TEAM TRAVELS TO WASHINGTON DC NEXT SATURDAY TO MEET THE DC DIVAS. A WIN IN DC WOULD CREATE A FOUR WAY TIE IN THE EAST CONSISTING OF POWERHOUSES CLEVELAND, BOSTON, DC AND CHICAGO. THE FUSION RETURNS HOME FOR ITS LAST REGULAR SEASON GAME ON JUNE 13. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE.
THE CLEVELAND FUSION LOST A HEARTBREAKER TO DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMPION BOSTON RENEGADES 24-20 SATURDAY NIGHT IN MAPLE HEIGHTS. Fusion fans were treated to a real thriller as the NATIONAL CHAMPIONS WERE ALMOST DEFEATED. QB KERI PALMA was 12 for 30 for 148 yards, 2 TDs and 1 interception. PALMA also had 21 carries for 112 yards and 1 TD. RB MERCEDES EPHRAIM had 21 carries for 37 yards. WR MARIA JACKSON had 9 receptions for 112 yards and 2 TDs. KICKER LAUREN ACKER had 2 PATs. The Fusion travels to Detroit and Washington DC after a BYE this weekend. The team returns home on JUNE 13 to meet THE WEST MICHIGAN MAYHEM at beautiful Maple Heights Stadium at 7:00 PM.
THE UNDEFEATED FUSION HOSTS REIGNING NATIONAL CHAMPION BOSTON THIS SATURDAY, MAY 16th at 7:00 PM at BEAUTIFUL MAPLE HEIGHTS STADIUM. This is the FUSION’S FIRST STEP IN THEIR JOURNEY TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. DON’T MISS THIS GREAT CONTEST. We look forward to seeing this Saturday night in Maple Heights.