Colorado Ice Professional Indoor Football
Please Contact: Aaron Freimark (970)-472-0128
For Immediate Release: June 1st, 2013
Colorado Ice Stop the Revolution, 63 – 26
Allen, TX – The Colorado Ice move their record to 8 – 4 with the win over the Texas Revolution tonight, setting up the head to head battle next Friday with the Nebraska Danger for first place in the Intense Division.
The Colorado Ice started off fast after the defense got a stop on the first drive of the game with one passing touchdown in the 1st quarter from Copeland (13) to Roark (4) for 20 yards. The Ice took the lead and would not let it go through the first half of the game.
Ice running back Dennis Kennedy (7) is having a break out game for the Ice so far in this game. Kennedy has 3 touchdown runs with one being for 45 yards. Also, in the kick return position Kennedy has a 36 yard return. Kennedy has 12 total carries for 99 yards and 2 kickoff returns for 47 yards.
In the first half Ice kicker Philip Welch (18) is 4 for 4 on Points After Touchdowns and has a Field Goal for 38 yards. Ice defensive players have been keeping the Texas Revolutions offense struggling with the defensive line pressure. Billy Blackard (95) had a sack for 3 yards, Michael Eby (19) has 4 solo tackles, while Michael Stover (97) had a forced fumble and Reggie Sullivan (9) had an 8 yard fumble recovery.
To start off the second half Copeland threw a 28 yard touchdown to Kyle Kaiser (3), followed by another rushing touchdown for Kennedy and a 39 yard touchdown pass from Copeland to Roark. Linebacker Joe Thornton (1) had a safety keeping the Ice offense on the field for more scores.
In the 4th quarter the Ice continued to keep the Revolution defense on the field, putting Kennedy in for his 4th rushing touchdown of the night and 35 yards touchdown pass from Matt Roark (4) to Kaiser to cap off a great night for the Ice offense.
Defensively in the 2nd half the Ice benefited from the safety by Thornton and 4 sacks, 2 by Conrad Obi (40) and 2 by Billy Blackard (95). The defensive backs had a good second half with Eby (19); McCoy (5) get tackles for a loss.
The Runza Player of the Game is Dennis Kennedy (7) for his stellar performance at running back and on kick returns. His final numbers for the game were 21 carries for 117 yards and 4 touchdowns, while on kick returns he had 5 returns for 120 yards.
For the next Ice home game on Friday, June 7th, it is Military Appreciation Night. Military get a $7 ticket by calling the Ice at 970-472-0128 or contact Group Sales at the Budweiser Events Center.