Week 14 Match Preview: Chicago Union vs. Detroit Mechanix

by Tessa Martyn

Last night, the Chicago Union faced off against the Madison Radicals in their last road game of the regular season, crushing Madison’s playoff dreams and improving their record to 10-1 after a 21-15 win. 

#7 Jack Shanahan received Player of the Game for his huge performance against the Radicals. Shanahan showed his presence throughout the game with six goals, three assists, and was +8.

Friday night’s game showed full team effort with multiple players contributing to the scoresheet. Barker had five goals, Tornabene had three goals, Kaminsky had two goals and five other players contributed one goal apiece. Additionally, Weis had four assists and Vallee, Shanahan, and Janas all added three assists on their stat report. 

The Chicago Union are back at home on Saturday, July 29th for their last game of the regular season where they will be facing off against the Detroit Mechanix at 6pm CDT at De La Salle Institute in Chicago, IL. 

Come join us for Fan Appreciation Night, we want to give a HUGE thank you to all our fans! Without you, we would not be where we are today! 

Earlier this season, the Chicago Union defeated the Mechanix 28-20. If the Chicago Union win on Saturday, it would be the best regular season record in franchise history. 

The 2022 Central Division Championship Game is coming back to Chicago and will be held on August 21 at 4PM. The game will be showcased on AUDL.TV and tickets are already on sale! The Chicago Union will be facing off against either the Indianapolis AlleyCats or the Minnesota Wind Cill.

2022 AUDL Championship Weekend will be held in Madison, Wisconsin from August 26 - 27. All three Championship Weekend games will be held at Breese Stevens Field in Madison, WI. The two semifinal games will be available to watch live on watch.AUDL.tv, while the 2022 AUDL Championship Game will be broadcast live on FOXSports FS2.