KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A stifling defensive effort last Friday has the Tri-Cities Fever still undefeated at 8-0.
The defense came up with its biggest game of the season against New Mexico, recording five sacks, seven tackles-for-loss and two interceptions. The Fever also allowed just three points in the second-half. The defense says it is playing the best it has all season long.
"I mean I feel think we played very, very well. I feel like we're really coming together as a defense as a whole. Everyone knows their part they need to play on the defense and I think that's turning and making us into a very successful defense," linebacker Boris Lee said.
"This practice and the week after coach gave us a few goals to reach as a defense you know. Get a certain amount of stops, get a certain amount of sacks and a certain amount of turnovers. We took that to the head and it was a big challenge for us and we wanted to come out on top," linebacker Brandon Wilson said.
Sunday, June 9 2013 5:13 PM EDT2013-06-09 21:13:14 GMT
The Tri-Cities Fever wanted to leave a lasting impression for the fans at the Toyota Center on Saturday night. The Fever nearly posted a shutout, in a convincing 33-6 win over the Wyoming Cavalry. >>
The Tri-Cities Fever wanted to leave a lasting impression for the fans at the Toyota Center on Saturday night. The Fever nearly posted a shutout, in a convincing 33-6 win over the Wyoming Cavalry. The Fever finish the season with a 5-2 record at home, and nearly pulled of a feat that no one can remember the last time it happened.>>