Washington, DC – The D.C. Divas announced their 2015 league schedule today, and as usual, it features some of the strongest competition in women’s football. The Divas traditionally play a very challenging schedule, ranking first or second in overall strength of schedule each of the last six seasons, and the 2015 schedule once again brings some of the best teams in women’s football to D.C. to face the Divas.
The Divas’ home opener will take place on April 25 when they host the Central Maryland Seahawks. It will be the Seahawks’ first trip to the nation’s capital. The Divas faced the Seahawks in Baltimore in 2013 and triumphed in a hard-fought contest. After a one-year hiatus, Central Maryland will return to the field for another regional matchup with the Divas.
On May 16, the Divas will host their long-time rivals, the Columbus Comets. The Comets are one of the strongest teams in women’s football, finishing the 2014 season ranked #7 in the sport. It was Columbus’ second straight top ten finish in the national rankings; the Comets ended the 2013 season ranked at #10.
The Divas’ regular season schedule concludes with two home games in June. On June 6, the Cleveland Fusion will come to D.C., the first meeting between the Divas and Fusion in a decade. Cleveland and D.C. have only met once previously, when the Divas narrowly edged the Fusion in the team’s 2005 season opener. Cleveland finished last season ranked #5 in the nation, their second straight top ten finish after ending the 2013 season ranked at #9.
One week later, the Divas’ 2015 regular season schedule concludes with a June 13 home game against Boston. This offseason, the Boston Militia organization was discontinued, but the Militia players quickly rallied together to start a new team and are eager to defend their national championship. For the second straight season, the Divas will end their regular season with a home game against a Boston club, and this new team promises step right into the Militia’s shoes as one of the top teams in women’s football and the Divas’ biggest archrival.
The Divas will open their historic 15th season on the road in Columbus on April 11. The Divas will also travel to Boston and Central Maryland on consecutive weekends on May 2 and May 9. Finally, the Divas will head south on May 30 for a contest against the powerful Atlanta Phoenix. It will be the Divas’ first appearance in Atlanta since facing the Atlanta Xplosion in a playoff game in 2007.
Season tickets for the D.C. Divas’ 2015 campaign are now available for purchase online. The Divas offer affordable prices with discounts for seniors, students, and service members. With one of the most talented teams in women’s football playing top-flight competition, it’s an opportunity no D.C. sports fan will want to miss!
2015 D.C. Divas WFA Schedule
April 11 – @Columbus Comets
April 25 – Central Maryland Seahawks
May 2 – @Boston TBA
May 9 – @Central Maryland Seahawks
May 16 – Columbus Comets
May 30 – @Atlanta Phoenix
June 6 – Cleveland Fusion
June 13 – Boston TBA
June 27 – National Conference Quarterfinal Round
July 11 – National Conference Semifinal Round
July 25 – National Conference Championship Game
August 8 – WFA National Championship Game