PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Passion pull off their second win against the Columbus Comets this season on their journey to the playoffs. The Passion won 35 – 14 against the Comets tonight.
Passion Quarterback, Lisa Horton, lead the offense again this week with 217 passing yards. Passion Wide Receivers, Rachel Wojdowski, had 101 receiving yards and 5 receptions with a touchdown, and Angela Baker with 5 receptions and 95 receiving yards also, with one touchdown against the Comets. Passion Fullback, Candice Snyder also had 2 touchdowns tonight.
The Passion defense had a great contribution from multiple players tonight against Columbus. Passion Safety, Alex McAtee had an interception in which she returned for 35 yards as well as 8 tackles and a pass deflection against Columbus. Defensive End, Ebony Ivy had 12 tackles and one sack on Columbus, Defensive Back, Sharon Vazquez had 11 tackles and Linebacker Janice Masters added 9 tackles.
Passion Kicker, Amy Fallon with a consistent effort this week of 5 for 5 extra point attempts against the Comets. Fallon brings her season extra point total to 29 of 30.
The Pittsburgh Passion will have a bye week this weekend before they hit the road for their second match-up against the D.C. Divas on June 1st. The Passion will be back for their last regular season home game against the Detroit Dark Angels on June 8th for “Passion Alumni Night”. For more information, visit www.pittsburghpassion.com.