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2013 Professional Indoor Football League season
League Professional Indoor Football League
Sport Indoor American football
Duration March 8, 2013 – July 8, 2013
Regular season
Season MVP Mico McSwain (ALA)
League Postseason
1 vs. 4 champions Alabama Hammers
  1 vs. 4 runners-up Albany Panthers
2 vs. 3 champions Richmond Raiders
  2 vs. 3 runners-up Lehigh Valley Steelhawks
PIFL Cup II
Finals champions Alabama Hammers
  Runners-up Richmond Raiders
PIFL Cup II [[|MVP]] Russell Hill (ALA)[1]
PIFL seasons
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The 2013 Professional Indoor Football League season was the second season of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL). The regular season began March 8, 2013, and ended on June 22, 2013. Each team played a 12-game schedule. The top 4 teams in the regular season standings commenced the playoffs on July 1. The final was played July 8, with the Alabama Hammers defeating the Richmond Raiders to win their first league championship.[2]

Pre-seasonEdit

The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks joined the league, after playing two seasons in the Indoor Football League.[3]

Regular seasonEdit

Template:2013 PIFL standings

y - clinched home playoff game

x - clinched playoff spot [4]

The Alabama vs. Louisiana game scheduled for May 25 was cancelled after the Swashbucklers declared bankruptcy.[5] The Swashbucklers played their final three road games as scheduled,[6] however the Alabama game was not made up, as it did not have an effect on playoff seeding.[7]

PlayoffsEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
  1  Alabama 61  
4  Albany 46  
  1  Alabama 70  
  3  Richmond 44  
2  Lehigh Valley 40
  3  Richmond 44  

[8]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alabama Hammers Capture 2013 PIFL Championship". Press release. Professional Indoor Football League. July 9, 2013. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6I5UqwxuJ?url=http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4636253. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  2. McCarter, Mark (July 9, 2013). "Alabama Hammers roll impressively to PIFL championship by dismantling Richmond". The Huntsville Times. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2013/07/alabama_hammers_roll_impressiv.html#incart_river. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  3. Montoro, Kayla (August 8, 2012). "Lehigh Valley Steelhawks switch leagues to offer fans more variety". The Morning Call (Allentown, PA). Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. http://articles.mcall.com/2012-08-08/sports/mc-steelhawks-press-conference-0808-20120808_1_lehigh-valley-steelhawks-new-league-head-coach-chris-thompson. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  4. "PIFL - 2013 Regular Season - Standings/Schedules". The Stat Guys. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6I5TyG0ja?url=http://www.thestatguys.com/PIFL/2013/CONFSKED.HTM. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  5. Gazzolo, Jim (May 24, 2013). "Swashbucklers folding after nine seasons; Saturday's game canceled". The American Press (Lake Charles, LA). Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6I5VcSNWG?url=http://www.americanpress.com/Swashbucklers-folding-after-seven-seasons. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  6. "Swashbucklers Finish Out Season". Press release. Professional Indoor Football League. May 30, 2013. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6I5Vs0mj6?url=http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4604504. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  7. "PIFL Will Not Reschedule Alabama/Louisiana Match From May 25". Press release. Professional Indoor Football League. June 19, 2013. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6I5W7rtuM?url=http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4619520. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
  8. "PIFL - 2013 Regular Season". The Stat Guys. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6I5Ud3cGF?url=http://www.thestatguys.com/PIFL/2013/CONFSTAT.HTM. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
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