2011 Tampa Bay Storm season

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2011 Tampa Bay Storm season
Head coach Dave Ewart
Home field St. Pete Times Forum
Results
Record 7–11
Division place 4th
Playoff finish Did not qualify

The 2011 Tampa Bay Storm season is the 24th season for the franchise, their 20th in the Tampa Bay region. The team is coached by Dave Ewart and plays home games at the St. Pete Times Forum on the Amalie Motor Oil Field, sponsored by the Amalie Oil Company.

Standings[edit]

South Division
Team W L PCT PF PA DIV CON Home Away
z-Jacksonville Sharks 14 4 .778 1158 908 8–0 12–0 8–1 6–3
x-Georgia Force 11 7 .611 1007 931 7–5 5–3 5–4 6–3
x-Orlando Predators 11 7 .611 1001 933 4–4 8–4 6–3 5–4
Tampa Bay Storm 7 11 .389 802 993 2–6 4–8 4–5 3–6
New Orleans VooDoo 3 15 .167 826 1017 1–7 2–10 0–9 3–6

z - Clinched division and conference's best record
x - Clinched playoff berth

Season schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Day Date Kickoff Opponent Score Location Report
Monday February 28 7:00 p.m. EST at Jacksonville Sharks L 19–56 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena [1]
Thursday March 3 7:30 p.m. EST Orlando Predators L 30–63 St. Pete Times Forum [2]

Regular season[edit]

The Storm began the season in New Orleans against the VooDoo on March 11. Their first home game was on March 27 as they hosted the Cleveland Gladiators. On July 23 they will host the San Jose SaberCats in their final regular season game.[3]

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Report
Score Record
1 Friday March 11 8:00 p.m. EST at New Orleans VooDoo W 46–40 1–0 New Orleans Arena [4]
2 Thursday March 17 9:00 p.m. EDT at Utah Blaze L 36–72 1–1 EnergySolutions Arena [5]
3 Sunday March 27 7:30 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators L 26–66 1–2 St. Pete Times Forum [6]
4 Friday April 1 8:00 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks L 30–54 1–3 St. Pete Times Forum [7]
5 Bye
6 Friday April 15 8:00 p.m. EDT at Philadelphia Soul W 51–48 2–3 Wells Fargo Center [8]
7 Saturday April 23 7:30 p.m. EDT Dallas Vigilantes L 61–67 2–4 St. Pete Times Forum [9]
8 Saturday April 30 8:00 p.m. EDT at Milwaukee Mustangs L 33–50 2–5 Bradley Center [10]
9 Friday May 6 8:00 p.m. EDT at Orlando Predators L 61–63 2–6 Amway Center [11]
10 Friday May 13 7:30 p.m. EDT Kansas City Command W 46–30 3–6 St. Pete Times Forum [12]
11 Friday May 20 11:00 p.m. EDT at Spokane Shock W 51–42 4–6 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena [13]
12 Bye
13 Saturday June 4 7:35 p.m. EDT at Georgia Force L 49–60 4–7 Arena at Gwinnett Center [14]
14 Saturday June 11 7:30 p.m. EDT Pittsburgh Power W 62–55 5–7 St. Pete Times Forum [15]
15 Friday June 17 8:00 p.m. EDT Orlando Predators W 46–44 6–7 St. Pete Times Forum [16]
16 Saturday June 25 7:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks L 41–66 6–8 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena [17]
17 Friday July 1 7:30 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo L 33–64 6–9 St. Pete Times Forum [18]
18 Saturday July 9 8:00 p.m. EDT at Tulsa Talons L 33–70 6–10 BOK Center [19]
19 Saturday July 16 7:30 p.m. EDT Georgia Force L 40–58 6–11 St. Pete Times Forum [20]
20 Saturday July 23 7:30 p.m. EDT San Jose SaberCats W 57–44 7–11 St. Pete Times Forum [21]

Roster[edit]

2011 Tampa Bay Storm roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Kickers

Injured Reserve

Other League Exempt

Refused to Report

Team Suspension

Rookies in italics
Roster updated July 22, 2011
28 Active, 6 Inactive

Regular season[edit]

Week 1: at New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

Week 1: Tampa Bay Storm at New Orleans VooDoo – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 9 24 6 7 46
VooDoo 7 14 7 12 40

at New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Date: March 11
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EST
  • Referee: Scott Vaughn
  • Recap
Game information

Week 2: at Utah Blaze[edit]

Week 2: Tampa Bay Storm at Utah Blaze – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 10 13 7 6 36
Blaze 13 18 12 29 72

at EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Date: March 17
  • Game time: 9:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 10,077
  • Referee: Steve Strimling
  • Recap
Game information

Week 3: vs. Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

Week 3: Cleveland Gladiators at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Gladiators 22 10 13 21 66
Storm 0 13 6 7 26

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: March 27
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 7,939
  • Referee: Kevin Stine
  • Recap
Game information

Week 4: vs. Jacksonville Sharks[edit]

Week 4: Jacksonville Sharks at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Sharks 6 20 21 7 54
Storm 14 10 6 0 30

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: April 1
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 10,304
  • Referee: Perry Havener
  • Recap
Game information

Week 5: BYE[edit]

Week 6: at Philadelphia Soul[edit]

Week 6: Tampa Bay Storm at Philadelphia Soul – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 13 13 0 25 51
Soul 14 14 13 7 48

at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

  • Date: April 15
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 12,893
  • Referee: Kevin Stein
  • Recap
Game information

Week 7: vs. Dallas Vigilantes[edit]

Week 7: Dallas Vigilantes at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Vigilantes 12 21 20 14 67
Storm 20 7 7 27 61

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: April 23
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 12,226
  • Referee: Kevin Stein
  • Recap
Game information

Week 8: at Milwaukee Mustangs[edit]

Week 8: Tampa Bay Storm at Milwaukee Mustangs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 14 0 13 6 33
Mustangs 7 23 10 10 50

at Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Date: April 30
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 4,012
  • Recap
Game information

Week 9: at Orlando Predators[edit]

Week 9: Tampa Bay Storm at Orlando Predators – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 14 7 14 26 61
Predators 14 21 6 22 63

at Amway Center, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: May 6
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 12,897
  • Referee: Scott Vaughn
  • Recap
Game information

Week 10: vs. Kansas City Command[edit]

Week 10: Kansas City Command at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Command 3 13 7 7 30
Storm 14 13 6 13 46

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: May 13
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 11,172
  • Referee: Alex Kemp
  • Recap
Game information

Week 11: at Spokane Shock[edit]

Week 11: Tampa Bay Storm at Spokane Shock – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 7 24 0 20 51
Shock 13 9 0 20 42

at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, Spokane, Washington

  • Date: May 20
  • Game time: 11:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 9,320
  • Referee: Dave Cutaia
  • Recap
Game information

Week 12: BYE[edit]

Week 13: at Georgia Force[edit]

Week 13: Tampa Bay Storm at Georgia Force – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 3 7 19 20 49
Force 7 18 14 21 60

at Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: June 4
  • Game time: 7:35 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 4,023
  • Referee: Scott Vaughn
  • Recap
Game information

Week 14: vs. Pittsburgh Power[edit]

Week 14: Pittsburgh Power at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Power 21 14 13 7 55
Storm 21 13 12 16 62

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: June 11
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 11,756
  • Referee: Alex Kemp
  • Recap
Game information

Week 15: vs. Orlando Predators[edit]

Week 15: Orlando Predators at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Predators 7 9 7 21 44
Storm 12 20 7 7 46

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: June 17
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 11,151
  • Referee: Tom McCabe
  • Recap
Game information

Week 16: at Jacksonville Sharks[edit]

Week 16: Tampa Bay Storm at Jacksonville Sharks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 21 7 6 7 41
Sharks 14 23 22 7 66

at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: June 25
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 10,517
  • Referee: Joe Pester
  • Recap
Game information

Week 17: vs. New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

Week 17: New Orleans VooDoo at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
VooDoo 10 21 7 26 64
Storm 13 12 0 8 33

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: July 1
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 12,016
  • Referee: Tom Cannella
  • Recap
Game information

Week 18: at Tulsa Talons[edit]

Week 18: Tampa Bay Storm at Tulsa Talons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Storm 6 7 7 13 33
Talons 14 28 28 0 70

at BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Date: July 9
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 4,945
  • Referee: Joe Pester
  • Recap
Game information

Week 19: vs. Georgia Force[edit]

Week 19: Georgia Force at Tampa Bay Storm – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Force 3 28 14 13 58
Storm 0 7 20 13 40

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: July 16
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 9,700
  • Referee: Tom McCabe
  • Recap
Game information

Week 20: vs. San Jose SaberCats[edit]

1 2 Total
SaberCats 0
Storm 0

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: July 23
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. EDT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Storm Fall to Sharks in First Preseason Game". Tampa Bay Storm. February 28, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Storm Still Finding Way". Tampa Bay Storm. March 3, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Marissa Merritt (October 27, 2010). "Historic AFL 18-Game Schedule Kicks Off on March 11, 2011" (PDF). Arena Football League. Retrieved October 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Storm Escape Graveyard, Defeat VooDoo 46–40". Tampa Bay Storm. March 11, 2011. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Storm Can’t Handle Fire, Fall to Blaze". Tampa Bay Storm. March 18, 2011. Retrieved March 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Storm Fall in Home Opener to Gladiators, 66–26". Tampa Bay Storm. March 27, 2011. Retrieved April 11, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Storm Fall To Sharks, 54–30". Tampa Bay Storm. April 1, 2011. Retrieved April 11, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Storm Defeat Soul, 51–48". Tampa Bay Storm. April 16, 2011. Retrieved April 18, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Storm Fall to Vigilantes, 67–61". Tampa Bay Storm. April 23, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Storm Fall to Vigilantes, 50–33". Tampa Bay Storm. April 30, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Storm Surge Falls Short, 63–61". Tampa Bay Storm. May 7, 2011. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Tampa Bay Defeats Kansas City, 46–30". Tampa Bay Storm. May 13, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Storm Take Care of Business, Defeat Shock, 51–42". Tampa Bay Storm. May 21, 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Storm Fall to Force, 60–49". Tampa Bay Storm. June 4, 2011. Retrieved June 8, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Tampa Bay Storms Back to Beat Pittsburgh, 62–55". Tampa Bay Storm. June 11, 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Storm Sack Predators, 46–44". Tampa Bay Storm. June 18, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Storm Fall to Sharks, 66–41". Tampa Bay Storm. June 25, 2011. Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  18. ^ "VooDoo Best Storm, 64–33". Tampa Bay Storm. July 1, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Talons Drop Storm, 70–33". Tampa Bay Storm. July 9, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Storm Fall Short Versus Force, 58–40". Tampa Bay Storm. July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Tampa Bay Storm Defeats San Jose SaberCats With Score Of 57–44". Tampa Bay Storm. July 24, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2011.