1989 Philadelphia Wings season

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1989 Philadelphia Wings
Major Indoor Lacrosse League Champions
Division Champions
League Major Indoor Lacrosse League
Division 1st
1989 record 6-2
Home record 4-0
Road record 2-2
Goals for 122
Goals against 96
General Manager Mike French
Coach Dave Evans
Arena Wachovia Spectrum
Average attendance 14,975
Team leaders
Goals Brad Kotz(31)
Assists John Tucker (28)
Points Brad Kotz (50)

The 1989 Philadelphia Wings season marked the team's third season of operation. In 1989, the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League changed its name to the Major Indoor Lacrosse League.

The Wings also made a move on the field that season, winning their first league championship. This was the first of a record six National Lacrosse league titles. They recorded 7 wins and 2 losses while once again drawing upon an ever increasing home base, with a total home attendance of 74,876 (14,975 per game).

Star players Brad Kotz and Tony Resch led the team.

Game log[edit]

Reference:[1]

# Date at/vs. Opponent Score Attendance Record
1 January 14, 1989 vs. New England Blazers 19 - 8 16,269 Win
2 January 21, 1989 at Baltimore Thunder 14 - 13 6,479 Win
3 January 28, 1989 at New York Saints 16 - 20 9,324 Loss
4 February 12, 1989 vs. Baltimore Thunder 14 - 9 12,220 Win
5 February 18, 1989 vs. Detroit Turbos 19 - 10 13,932 Win
6 February 24, 1989 at New England Blazers 16 - 11 8,107 Win
7 March 4, 1989 at Detroit Turbos 11 - 16 10,637 Loss
8 March 10, 1989 vs. Washington Wave 13 - 9 16,413 Win
9 (p) April 7, 1989 vs. New York Saints 11 - 10 * 16,042 Win

(p) - denotes playoff game

  • * MILL Championship

1989 Highlights[edit]

  • The Wings drew a total of 74,876 fans at home, 14,975 per game.
  • Brad Kotz led the league with 50 points and 31 goals, John Tucker led the league with 28 assists.
  • The Wings won the first of their league record six total championships.

Roster[edit]

Reference: WingsZone History Archive

No. Position Player
20 United States Goalie Bilger, Kevin (Maryland)
99 United States Fwd Bozel, Jeff (Loyola)
37 United States Goalie Carney, Pat (Swarthmore)
5 United States Fwd Carruthers, Scott (Drexel)
10 United States Fwd Conley, John (Towson)
25 United States Fwd DeCicco, Mark (Towson)
77 United States Fwd Delligatti, Lou (Towson)
26 United States Fwd Dent, Chris (Penn State)
44 United States Fwd Dirrigl, Bill (Syracuse)
11 Canada Fwd French, Paul (Virginia)
13 United States Fwd Fried, Rick (UMBC)
6 United States Fwd Gabrielsen, Scott (Vermont)
4 United States Fwd Hahn, Mark (UMBC)
No. Position Player
30 United States Fwd Kotz, Brad (Syracuse)
8 United States Fwd Manley, Greg (Loyola)
33 United States Fwd Martin, Gary (Penn State)
3 United States Fwd McGeady, Matt (Maryland)
28 United States Fwd McGeeney, John (UMBC)
9 United States Fwd McGrath, Steve (Michigan State)
1 United States Goalie Moschella, Mark (Drexel)
14 United States Goalie O'Brien, John
34 United States Fwd Resch, Tony (Yale)
7 Canada Fwd Tasker, Dave (Langara)
2 United States Fwd Tucker, John (Hopkins)
55 United States Fwd Wilson, Andy (Loyola)

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