Portland Shockwave

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Portland Shockwave
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Founded 2002
League Women's Football Alliance
Team history Oregon Thunder (2002)
Portland Shockwave (2003–present)
Based in Hillsboro, Oregon
Stadium Hillsboro Stadium
Colors black, burgundy, and gold
President Rebecca Brisson
Head coach Steve Hasart[1]
Championships 0
Division titles 1 (2006)

The Portland Shockwave is a women's professional football team competing in the Women's Football Alliance. The team is based in Portland, Oregon, and plays their home games at Hillsboro Stadium in nearby Hillsboro. Along with the Portland Fighting Fillies, they are one of two professional women's teams in the Portland metropolitan area.[2]

History[edit]

For the 2005 season the Shockwave played their home games at Lincoln High School in Portland.[3] During their fifth season in 2006, the team won the Pacific Northwest Division for the first time and made the Independent Women's Football League (IWFL) playoffs for the first time.[4]

Season-by-season statistics[edit]

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Oregon Thunder (IWFL)
2002 0 8 0 T-6th Western Division --
Portland Shockwave (IWFL)
2003 5 3 1 3rd WC Pacific Northwest --
2004 3 5 0 3rd WC Pacific Northwest --
2005 3 5 0 3rd WC Pacific Northwest --
2006 7 1 0 1st WC Pacific Northwest Lost Western Conference Qualifier (Sacramento)
2007 6 2 0 2nd WC Pacific Northwest --
2008 5 3 0 3rd Tier I WC Pacific Northwest --
2009 4 4 0 2nd Tier I WC Pacific Northwest --
2010 6 2 0 3rd Tier I WC Pacific West --
2011 8 0 0 1st Tier I WC Pacific Northwest Lost Western Conference Qualifier (Wisconsin Warriors)
2012 3 5 0 1st Tier II Pacific Northwest Won Founders Bowl Quarterfinal (California)
Won Founders Bowl Semifinal (Madison)
Lost Founders Bowl Championship (Carolina)
Portland Shockwave (WFA)
2013 - - - American Conference Div-11 --
Totals 52 41 1 (including playoffs)

Season schedules[edit]

2009[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 18 Seattle Majestics Home
April 25 Corvallis Pride Away Won 20–7
May 2 Oakland Banshees Home Won 2–0**
May 9 Seattle Majestics Away Lost 7–35
May 16 Corvallis Pride Home Won 33–0
May 23 Seattle Majestics Home Lost 12–14
June 6 Seattle Majestics Away Lost 7–20
June 13 Corvallis Pride Away Won 26–6

** = Won by forfeit

2010[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 10 Bay Area Bandits Away Lost 0–13
April 17 Modesto Maniax Away Won 22–8
April 24 Seattle Majestics Home Won 22–7
May 1 Seattle Majestics Away Won 20–14 (OT)
May 8 Los Angeles Amazons Home Lost 0–17
May 15 Seattle Majestics Home Won 20–14
May 29 Los Angeles Amazons Away Won 20–6
June 5 California Quake Home Won 7–6

2013[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 6 Everett Reign Away Won 16–3
April 20 Portland Fighting Fillies Home Lost 0–6
April 27 Seattle Majestics Away Lost 7–27
May 4 Utah Blitz Home Won 25–7
May 11 Everett Reign Home Won 44–8
May 18 Tacoma Trauma Away Won 32–0
May 25 Portland Fighting Fillies Away Won 18–0
June 1 Seattle Majestics Home Lost 14–26

2014[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 5 Seattle Majestics Home
April 12 Portland Fighting Fillies Away
April 26 Tacoma Trauma Away
May 3 Seattle Majestics Away
May 10 Portland Fighting Fillies Home
May 24 Utah Blitz Away
May 31 Everett Reign Home
June 7 Utah Blitz Home

References[edit]

  1. ^ KGW Staff (May 11, 2012). "Portland Shockwave plays Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium". KGW. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Howard, Shaley (October 5, 2012). "Women’s Football Sacks Stereotypes". PQ Monthly. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Ehrlich, Chris (April 6, 2005). "She Got Game - The women of the Shockwave football team gleefully hit the field and the opposition". The Oregonian. p. B1. 
  4. ^ Vondersmith, Jason (2006-07-11). "Big year for women's football team comes to an end". Portland Tribune. Pamplin Media Group. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 

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