Soul defense stuns Rattlers, 56-42

GLENDALE-- The Philadelphia Soul defeated the Arizona Rattlers 56-42 in front of 13,390 fans at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ on Friday night. This is the 2 ArenaBowl championship victory for the Soul in franchise history.

"I couldn't be more proud of this team and this organization," said Soul head coach Clint Dolezel. "We have work extremely hard for six months to get to this point and it is fantastic to see our hard work pay off."

Philadelphia Soul WR Shaun Kauleinamoku led the receivers with eight receptions for 110 yards and three touchdowns. WR Darius Reynolds added five receptions for 69 yards and two touchdowns and Ryan McDaniel chipped in four receptions for 68 yards and one touchdown. Arizona Rattlers WR Maurice Purify added nine receptions for 126 yards and two touchdowns.

Philadelphia Soul QB Dan Raudabaugh finished the game completing 20-of-36 passes for 278 yards and six touchdowns. Arizona Rattlers QB Nick Davila completed 23-of-38 passes for 281 yards and four touchdowns.