Memphis Americans travel to Columbus for third match

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.– The Memphis Americans men’s and women’s teams travel to the Columbus Rapids of Columbus, Georgia, for the third match of the season on Friday, Jan. 7 at Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Georgia. Kickoff for the doubleheader is set for 4:30 p.m. CST.

During the second match on Dec. 30, the men’s team defeated the Rome Gladiators 6-3, and the women’s team took home the victory with a 5-4 win. The men notched goals from five players, with Mike Scharf scoring twice. After being tied in the first period, the women’s team gained momentum to lead the remainder of the match. The win was another team effort with five players securing goals, and was also a notable match on the defensive front for goalkeeper Angel Hailey. She tallied 19 saves out of 23 shots attempted.

The Columbus Rapids are seeking their first win of the season against the Memphis Americans to end its current two-game losing streak. The match against the Memphis Americans will be the second meeting between the two teams.

Individual match tickets for the Memphis Americans inaugural season are available for purchase at Each ticket grants entry to both the men’s and women’s matches. Season tickets start at $180 and are currently available on the team’s website, as well. Season ticket holders have access to all men’s and women’s matches, enjoy postseason and off-season priority access, can attend a meet and greet with the team, and receive a special inaugural season scarf.

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Memphis Americans vs. Columbus Rapids key information
Doors open: 3:30 p.m.
Kickoff: 4:30 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase at or at the door
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