ArenaCup IX

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ArenaCup IX
ArenaCup IX.png
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Tennessee 7 14 13 14 8 56
Spokane 7 13 8 20 7 55
Date Monday, August 25, 2008
Arena Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
Location Spokane, Washington
MVP QB Tony Colston, TEN (Offensive)
DB Desmond Foster, TEN (Defensive)
WR/DB Raul Vijil, SPO (Ironman)
Attendance 10,662


ArenaCup IX was the 2008 edition of the af2's championship game, played on Monday, August 25, 2008, in which the American Conference Champions Tennessee Valley Vipers defeated the National Conference Champion Spokane Shock in Spokane, Washington by a score of 56-55 in overtime.[1]

Notable firsts[edit]

  • First time since ArenaCup V in 2005 that the game was hosted at the higher seed's home venue (in the meantime, the Cup was held at neutral sites such as Bossier City and San Juan). It is also the first ArenaCup where the home team lost.
  • First ArenaCup ever to go into overtime.
  • First ArenaCup win for the Tennessee Valley Vipers, one of the original af2 franchises who have played eight seasons so far.

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