THE ALBANY EMPIRE DEFEATS COLUMBUS IN 2021 NAL CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH
ALBANY, NY - The Albany Empire came away with a win Saturday night, defeating the Columbus Lions 39-31. In what many called a 2021 NAL Championship rematch, the Empire found themselves on top once again.
WR/DB Marquel Wade shined on offense this past Saturday, with 6 receptions for 49 yards and a touchdown. Captain Darius Prince was held to just one reception, which resulted in a 21 yard touchdown. Even defensive lineman Calvin Fance got in on the action, with one reception for 14 yards.
Captain Nick Haag stood out on defense yet again, with 2 sacks. DB Dwayne Hollis led the Empire in tackles with 5, as well as 1 fumble recovery.
The Empire returns home this week in an attempt to avenge their only loss this season, which came against the Carolina Cobras week 1 at the MVP Arena. Tickets are still available through ticketmaster.com or by calling (518)714-2200 ext 101. Don’t miss what could be one of the most important games of the season and get your tickets now!
ABOUT THE ALBANY EMPIRE
The Albany Empire joined the NAL for the 2021 season, and won the championship in its inaugural season in the league. The Empire plays their home games at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. For season ticket and sponsorship opportunities contact Vice President Matt Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (518)714-2200 ext 101.
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