1988 Philadelphia Wings season

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1988 Philadelphia Wings
Division 3rd
1988 record 3-6
Home record 2-2
Road record 1-3
Goals for 97
Goals against 90
General Manager Mike French
Coach Steve Wey
Arena Wachovia Spectrum
Average attendance 12,000
Team leaders

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The Philadelphia Wings were one of the original four franchises in the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League, joining the New Jersey Saints, Washington Wave, and Baltimore Thunder in 1987. The Wings were still in a growing phase in 1988 and recorded 3 wins and 6 losses that season. Once again, though, the team was able to draw in fans, with a home attendance of 48,910 (over 12,000 per game). Star player Mike French moved upstairs into the Wings' general manager's chair during the year.

Game log[edit]

Reference: WingsZone History Archive

# Date at/vs. Opponent' Score' Attendance Record
1 January 9, 1988 at Washington Wave 13 - 14 6,624 Loss
2 January 16, 1988 vs. Washington Wave 10 - 11 13,814 Loss
3 January 30, 1988 vs. Baltimore Thunder 12 - 7 16,028 Win
4 February 6, 1988 vs. New Jersey Saints 7 - 10 9,064 Loss
5 February 14, 1988 at Washington Wave 12 - 13 6,683 Loss
6 February 20, 1988 vs. Baltimore Thunder 14 - 13 10,004 Win
7 February 21, 1988 at New Jersey Saints 12 - 13 6,427 Loss
8 February 27, 1988 at Baltimore Thunder 17 - 9 4,937 Win
9 (p) March 6, 1988 at New Jersey Saints 10 - 12 4,118 Loss

(p) - denotes playoff game


1988 Highlights[edit]

  • The Wings drew more fans at home, 48,910 at the Spectrum, with their largest draw, 16,028 fans in a 12-7 victory against the New Jersey Saints.
  • The team was able to acquire the services of Hall of Famers Brad Kotz and Tony Resch during the year.
  • Kevin Bilger led the league in Save Percentage at 77.2%.

Roster[edit]

Reference: WingsZone History Archive

No. Position Player
30 United States Goalie Bilger, Kevin (Maryland)
99 United States Fwd Bozel, Jeff (Loyola)
5 United States Fwd Carruthers, Scott (Drexel)
10 United States Fwd Conley, John (Towson)
-- United States Fwd Corrigan, George (Maryland)
15 United States Fwd Danko, Paul (North Carolina)
25 United States Fwd Decico, Mark (Towson)
77 United States Fwd Delligatti, Lou (Towson)
14 Canada Fwd French, Paul (Virginia)
-- United States Fwd Grieves, Dick (Washington College)
3 United States Fwd Johnson, Mark
11 United States Fwd Lamon, Pat (Loyola)
No. Position Player
8 United States Fwd Manley, Greg (Loyola)
33 United States Fwd Martin, Gary (Penn State)
-- United States Fwd McGeeney, John (UMBC)
9 United States Fwd McGrath, Steve (Washington College)
1 United States Goalie Moschella, Mark (Drexel)
-- United States Fwd Page, Mike (Penn)
-- United States Goalie Pfeifer, Vinnie(University of Baltimore)
34 United States Fwd Resch, Tony (Yale)
16 United States Fwd Singleton, Tom (Loyola)
21 United States Fwd Tasker, Dave (Langara)
2 United States Fwd Tucker, John (Hopkins)
24 United States Fwd Wey, Steve (Hopkins)

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