Game 5: Madison Blaze at Iowa Crush
The Blaze traveled to Iowa to take on the Crush to bring home another Win. Val Vechinski threw for 109 yards including 3 touchdown passes. Nicole Funck had 2 receptions for 40 yards and a touchdown and added 73 yards on the ground for a total of 113 yards for the game. Kara Haines caught a 14 yard touchdown pass and added 25 yards on the ground including a second touchdown. Tiffany Loomis continued the team’s success with a 35 yard touchdown reception. Jessica Lundgren ran for 79 yards and a touchdown. Chelsea Alt was 5 of 6 on PAT’s and had 320 kicking yards for 45.7 yards per kick average. The Blaze kept their lead as Sheena Hirschfield was the leading tackler this game with 9. She also had a defended pass and 2 interceptions including one that she ran into the end zone for 6 points. Erica Gittings had 7 tackles including a quarterback sack for an Iowa loss of 25 yards. Tiffany Lein had 7 tackles and a defended pass. Included in Tiffany Loomis’s 3 tackles on the day was a quarterback sack that resulted in a 15 yd loss for Iowa.
Blaze Won 41-6!