Rapid Reaction: Conference Semi-Finals
Colorado Ice at Tri-Cities Fever – Final Score: 52-42, Fever
- The Tri-Cities Fever will advance to the Intense Conference Championship game. The Fever have advanced to the Conference Championship game in each of the last two years.
- The Fever finish the 2012 season 3-0 against Colorado.
- First Team All-IFL DB Lionell Singleton had a 57 yard field goal return for a touchdown to give the Fever an 11 point lead with 5:54 left in the game.
- Colorado is 0-3 all-time in IFL postseason play. They previously lost to Fairbanks in 2009 and Tri-Cities in 2011.
- Colorado Head Coach Heron O’Neal lost his first-ever postseason game. He is now 7-1 all time.
- Ice QB Jeremy Sanders has rushed for a TD in every game he has started this season.
Bloomington Edge at Green Bay Blizzard – Final Score 51-30, Blizzard
- For a second year in a row the Green Bay Blizzard will advance to the United Conference Championship game.
- Green Bay finishes the season 3-0 against Bloomington
- Blizzard RB LaRon Council has topped 100 yards rushing in three of his last four games.
- Despite making the playoffs every year of their existence, Bloomington is 0-4 all time.
- Bloomington never led during the game.
- Edge QB Dusty Burk threw an interception to Blizzard DB James Romain with 40 seconds left in the game. Romain returned the INT 41 yards for a touchdown.
Lehigh Valley Steelhawks at Sioux Falls Storm – Final Score: 79-21, Storm
- For the third season in a row the Sioux Falls Storm will advance to the United Conference Championship game.
- Sioux Falls scored an IFL Post-Season record 79 points in victory over the Steelhawks. The Storm also set record for most points in a quarter (35) and a half (63).
- Storm QB Chris Dixon threw eight touchdown passes, which ties an IFL postseason record
- The Storm honored former QB Terrance Bryant at halftime by retiring his #5 jersey.
- Sioux Falls forced an IFL postseason record seven turnovers by the Steelhawks.
- The game vs. the Storm was the first ever playoff appearance by the Steelhawks.
Wichita Wild at Allen Wranglers – Final Score: 43-40, Wild
- The Wichita Wild will advance to their third Conference Championship game in four years.
- The Wild end the season series with the Wranglers 3-2. The Wild won the last three games in the series this season.
- Wild Kicker James Chandler hit a 54 yard field goal to give the Wild a 43-40 lead with 18 seconds remaining.
- Allen QB David Knighton threw an interception to Wild DB Kendrick Harper in the endozone with four seconds remaining. It was his fourth interception of the night.
- Allen RB Darius Fudge had to leave the game due to injury on Allen’s next to last drive of the night.
- Throughout the game there were eight lead changes and four ties between the two teams.