Fort Wayne Flash

The Fort Wayne Flash was a full-contact women's outdoor football team of the Women's Football Alliance based in Fort Wayne, Indiana.[2] The team started its exhibition season in 2006 and officially became part of the National Women's Football Association and began playing league games in 2007.[3][4] Home games for the 2008 season were played at Bishop John M. D’Arcy Stadium on the University of Saint Francis campus,[5] however, starting in 2009, the team played on the campus of Woodlan Senior/Junior High School in nearby Woodburn.[6]

Fort Wayne Flash
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Founded2007
LeagueNational Women's Football Association 2007–2008
Women's Football Alliance 2009–present
Team historyFort Wayne Flash 2007–2011
Based inWoodburn, Indiana
StadiumWoodlan Junior/Senior High School
ColorsRed, Gold
Head coachScott Floyd
Championships0
Division titles1 (2008 NWFA Northern Midwest)
CheerleadersFlashettes[1]

In 2008, the Flash clinched their first ever playoff berth and won the Midwest Division title. However, their playoff run was one-and-done, as they lost to the Columbus Comets 14–7.

Beginning in 2009, the Flash played in the Women's Football Alliance.

For 2010, the Flash were taking the season off to reorganize and cope with the death of player Karen O'Boyle and since then have never been heard of again.

Season-By-SeasonEdit

Season records
Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Fort Wayne Flash (NWFA)
2007 4 4 0 2nd North West
2008 5 3 0 1st North Midwest Lost First Round (Columbus)
Fort Wayne Flash (WFA)
2009 4 4 0 3rd National Central
Totals 13 12 0 (including playoffs)

2009 Season ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 18 West Michigan Mayhem Away Lost 0–41
April 25 Indiana Speed Home Lost 0–52
May 9 Dayton Diamonds Away Won 29–0
May 17 Toledo Reign Away Won 47–0
May 30 Indiana Speed Away Lost 7–14
June 6 West Michigan Mayhem Home Lost 0–35
June 13 Toledo Reign Home Won 38–0
June 20 Dayton Diamonds Home Won 68–20

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