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Encyclopedia > Philadelphia Barrage
Philadelphia Barrage
Conference Eastern
Founded 2001
Home stadium United Sports Training Center
Based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Colors orange, navy blue
Head coach Tony Resch
General manager Keith Mecca
Local media The Philadelphia Inquirer
Website www.philadelphiabarrage.com
Championships 2004,2006
Conference Championships 2006


The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. They started playing in the American Division, but were moved to the Eastern Conference in 2006. The team played as the Bridgeport Barrage from 2001 to 2003 at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Image File history File links Barragelogo. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United Sports Training Center, affectionately known as USTC, is a multiple-use sports complex located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles (53 km) west of Philadelphia. ... Tony Resch is the head coach of the Philadelphia Barrage of the Major League Lacrosse. ... The Philadelphia Inquirer is one of a two Knight Ridder newspaper duopoly daily for the Philadelphia area. ... The Dive Shot. Lacrosse is a team sport that is played with ten players (mens field), six players (mens box), or twelve players (womens field), each of whom uses a netted stick (the crosse) in order to pass and catch a hard rubber ball with the aim... Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles (53 km) west of Philadelphia. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... The Ballpark at Harbor Yard is a multi-purpose stadium in Bridgeport, Connecticut. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region Greater Bridgeport Incorporated (town) 1821 Incorporated (city) 1836 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor John M. Fabrizi Area  - City 19. ...


Even though the Barrage name was first used in Bridgeport, it also represents Philadelphia's naval history. The United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps originated in 1775 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The United States Navy, also known as the USN or the U.S. Navy, is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ...

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History

Bridgeport logo
Bridgeport logo

The team played in Bridgeport, Connecticut from the 2001 to the 2003 season and relocated to the Philadelphia suburb of Villanova in 2004. From their initial move to Philadelphia, for the 2004 season, through the 2006 season, they played at Villanova Stadium, which is located on the campus of Villanova University. They had previously played at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport where they hosted the inaugural Major League Lacrosse All Star Game in 2001. They made the playoffs for the first time in 2004 and won the Major League Lacrosse Championship over the Boston Cannons. The Barrage once again made the playoffs and won the Major League Lacrosse Championship in 2006 over the Denver Outlaws. For the 2007 season, the team moved to the United Sports Training Center in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region Greater Bridgeport Incorporated (town) 1821 Incorporated (city) 1836 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor John M. Fabrizi Area  - City 19. ... 2004 Major League Lacrosse season was the 4th season of the league // The Bridgeport Barrage relocated to Philadelphia and became the Philadelphia Barrage before the season started. ... 2006 Major League Lacrosse season is the 6th season of the league. ... Villanova Stadium is located on the campus of Villanova University outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... The Ballpark at Harbor Yard is a multi-purpose stadium in Bridgeport, Connecticut. ... 2007 Major League Lacrosse season will be the 7th season of the league. ... Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles (53 km) west of Philadelphia. ...


Season-by-season

Philadelphia Barrage
Year W L Regular season finish Playoffs
Bridgeport Barrage
2001 3 11 3rd in American Division -
2002 3 11 3rd in American Division -
2003 1 11 3rd in American Division -
Philadelphia Barrage
2004 7 5 2nd in American Division Won semifinal 18-17 over Rattlers
Won championship 13-11 over Cannons
2005 4 8 3rd in American Division -
2006 10 2 1st in Eastern Conference Won semifinal 17-12 over Cannons
Won championship 23-12 over Outlaws
2007 3 2 Eastern Conference

The 2001 Major League Lacrosse season was the 1st season of the league. ... 2002 Major League Lacrosse season was the 2nd season of the league // For the first time, a regular season game is played at a neutral site as the Rochester Rattlers defeated the New Jersey Pride at HERSHEYPARK Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania on June 22. ... 2003 Major League Lacrosse season was the 3rd season of the league. ... 2004 Major League Lacrosse season was the 4th season of the league // The Bridgeport Barrage relocated to Philadelphia and became the Philadelphia Barrage before the season started. ... The Rochester Rattlers are Rochester, New Yorks professional field lacrosse team. ... The Boston Cannons are a professional lacrosse team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... 2005 Major League Lacrosse season was the 5th season of the league. ... 2006 Major League Lacrosse season is the 6th season of the league. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... 2007 Major League Lacrosse season will be the 7th season of the league. ...

Current Roster

2007 Philadelphia Barrage
Number Player's Name Position Date of Birth Height Weight
3 Colsey, Roy Midfield 7/29/1973 6' 1" 195 lbs
4 Horsey, Bobby Midfield 10/17/1978 5' 10" 205 lbs
6 Dougherty, Brian Goal 12/10/1973 6' 1" 202 lbs
7 Sweeney, Kyle Defense 4/5/1981 6' 2" 190 lbs
8 Corno, Andy Midfield/FO 00/00/00 5' 9" 195 lbs
9 Striebel, Matt Midfield 1/12/1979 6' 1" 190 lbs
10 Springer, Michael Attack 8/4/1979 6' 3" 220 lbs
11 Lyons, Shaun Midfield 3/14/1982 6' 0" 208 lbs
13 Prossner, Jed Attack 8/18/1983 6' 2" 190 lbs
14 Boyle, Ryan Attack 11/21/1981 5' 11" 180 lbs
15 Moyer, Brett Defense 1/1/1984 6' 1" 183 lbs
16 Keenan, Kevin Goal 6/20/1977 6' 1" 220 lbs
17 Cannon, Peter Midfield 1/23/1984 5' 10" 175 lbs
21 Motta, Jason Midfield 6/10/1979 5' 10" 180 lbs
22 Smith, Justin Midfield 11/29/1982 5' 10" 165 lbs
24 Ceglia, Joe Defense 6/12/1978 5' 8" 195 lbs
27 Achenbach, Colin Attack 10/11/1983 6' 1" 185 lbs
31 McKinney, Billy Defense 00/00/00 0' 0" 0 lbs
33 Young, Marc Midfield 5/5/1982 5' 10" 181 lbs
34 Knight, Doug Attack 00/00/00 0' 0" 0 lbs
41 Polanco, Armando Defense 4/27/1976 6' 2" 238 lbs
42 Gregg, Eric Goal 00/00/00 0' 0" 0 lbs
43 Kuczma, Brian Defense 3/15/1975 5' 10" 190 lbs
44 Zash, Matt Midfield 10/18/1983 5' 11" 190 lbs
91 Spallina, Brian Defense 5/1/1978 5' 11" 215 lbs


Roy Colsey (b. ... Brian Dougherty (December 10, 1973) is an American lacrosse goalie. ... Kyle Sweeney (b. ... Ryan Boyle (November 21, 1981) is a lacrosse player. ...

  • updated 05/21/2007

Coaches and others

  • Ted Garber 2001 (3-11)
  • Sal LoCascio 2002-2004 (11-27)
  • Tony Resch 2005- (17-12)

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Philadelphia Barrage (139 words)
Barrage goalkeeper, Brian Dougherty, was named as the inaugural recipient of the Goalkeeper of the Week award for his 15 save performance against Boston.
Philadelphia Barrage defeated the Boston Cannons May 19th 13 to 9 at Harvard Stadium.
Philadelphia sent a 5th pick in 2007 and a 1st round pick in 2008 to New Jersey for face off midfielder, Andy Corno.
Philadelphia Barrage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (174 words)
The Philadelphia Barrage are Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's professional field lacrosse team.
The Philadelphia Barrage are Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's professional lacrosse team that plays in Major League Lacrosse.
They play at the stadium of Villanova University, which is located in Villanova.They had previously played at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport where they hosted the inaugural Major League Lacrosse all star game in 2001.
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