STORM 51 - VOODOO 54 

Final

Attendance - 4,758

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Superdome - New Orleans, LA

Score By Quarters 

 
Team
1st 
2nd
3rd
4th
Total
Storm
6
14
6
25
51
VooDoo
14
19
14
7
54

Game Recap

The Tampa Bay Storm could not quite finish off its improbable fourth quarter comeback this past Saturday night in New Orleans as it dropped to 7-6 on the season with a 54-51 loss to the Voodoo.

After only managing to score 26 points through the first three quarters, Tampa Bay lit up the scoreboard with 25 fourth quarter points, but the deficit was just too much to overcome...

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SCORING SUMMARY

1st Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-N0V
12:38 NOV - PAYNE, Quorey 21 yard pass from ROCCO, Kurt, (CISMESIA, Gary kick good) 0 - 7
7:43 TAM - DAVIS, Chris 5 yard pass from MCPHERSON, Adrian (BONGARRA, Juan kick blocked) 6 - 7
3:27 NOV - AUMAITRE, Nyere 9 yard pass from ROCCO, Kurt, (CISMESIA, Gary kick good) 6-14

2nd Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-NOV
12:59 NOV - SMITH, Courtney 4 yard pass from ROCCO, Kurt, (CISMESIA, Gary kick failed) 6 - 20
10:04 TAM - MCPHERSON, Adrian 7 yard run (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 13 - 20
6:46 NOV - MORGAN, Donovan 10 yard pass from ROCCO, Kurt, (CISMESIA, Gary kick failed) 13 - 26
0:56 TAM - MCPHERSON, Adrian 7 yard run (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 20 - 26
0:37 NOV - PAYNE, Quorey 37 yard pass from ROCCO, Kurt, (CISMESIA, Gary kick good) 20 - 33

3rd Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-N0V
8:39 NOV - MORGAN, Donovan 6 yard pass from ROCCO, Kurt, (CISMESIA, Gary kick failed) 20 - 39
5:28 TAM - HILLS, Joe 1 yard pass from HIPPEARD, Randy (BONGARRA, Juan kick failed) 26 - 39
3:35 NOV - ROCCO, Kurt 1 yard run (ROCCO, Kurt 2 pt conversion good) 26 - 47

4th Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-N0V
14:36 TAM - HIPPEARD, Randy 1 yard run (BONGARRA, Juan kick failed) 32 - 47
13:07 NOV - RICHARDSON, Jeramie (CISMESIA, Gary kick good) 32 - 54
10:41 TAM - HIPPEARD, Randy 1 yard run (BONGARRA, Juan kick blocked) 38 - 54
8:48 TAM - FANOR, Jean 45 yard interception return (HIPPEARD, Randy 2 pt conversion failed) 44 - 54
3:48 TAM - LINDSEY, Michael 23 yard pass from HIPPEARD, Randy (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 51 - 54

TEAM STATS

Storm 
 
VooDoo
24
First Downs
20
21
Net Yards Rushing
24
15
Attempts
9
342
Net Yards Passing
210
39
Attempted
31
26
Completed
17
2
Intercepted
2
54
Total Offensive Plays
40
363
Total Net Yards
234
1-0
Fumbles: No./ Lost
1-0
12-73
Penalties: Number/Lost
8-46
2-45
Interceptions: No./Yards
2-51
31:47
Possession Time
28:13
3-8
3rd Down Conversions
2-4
2-4
4th Down Conversions
0-2

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER STATS

Storm    VooDoo
Passing CP/AT  Yds TD INT   Passing CP/AT  Yds TD INT
Adrian McPherson 13/21 147 1 2   Kurt Rocco 17/31 210 6 2
Randy Hippeard 13/18 195 2 0            
                     
Rushing ATT Yds TD LG   Rushing ATT Yds TD LG
Adrian McPherson 8 15 2 12   Kurt Rocco 6 15 1 5
Randy Hippeard 3 4 2 2   Jeramie Richardson 2 6 1 4
Jeff Tow-Arnett 2 1 0 1   Quorey Payne 1 3 0 3
Michael Lindsey 1 1 0 1            
Chris Davis 1 0 0 0            
                     
Receiving  REC Yds TD LG   Receiving  REC Yds TD LG
Chris Davis 11 121 1 18    Quorey Payne 4 98 2 37
Joe Hills 6 107 1 29   Donovan Morgan 8 69 2 15
Michael Lindsey 7 84 1 23   Courtney Smith 4 34 1 12
Jason Chery 2 30 0 18   Nyere Aumaitre 1 9 1 9
                     
Kick Returns No. Avg. TD LG   Kick Returns No. Avg. TD LG
Michael Lindsey 7 15.7 0 26   Quorey Payne 5 16 0 21
            Courtney Smith 1 1 0 1

GAME NOTES

  • Storm QB Adrian McPherson has now thrown for over 10,000 yards in his career
  • Storm QB Randy Hippeard went 13-18 for 195 yards and two touchdowns
  • Storm receiver Chris C. Davis caught 11 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown
  • VooDoo QB Kurt Rocco completed 17 of 31 passes for 210 yards including six TD's

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PRE-GAME COVERAGE

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PREVIEW

The Tampa Bay Storm (7-5, 2-2) heads to Louisiana to take on division rival New Orleans VooDoo (2-9, 1-2) Saturday, June 15 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA…Kickoff is set for 8:00 PM ET.

This will be the 16th meeting between Tampa Bay and the New Orleans franchise, and the seventh in New Orleans. Tampa Bay has the advantage in the series with a 10-5 record.

After a tough home defeat at the hands of the Orlando Predators last week, the Storm looks to get back on track with another road victory. Tampa Bay boasts a 5-1 record as the visiting team this season and the franchise hopes for continued success at the Superdome. A building the Storm has not seen since...

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LAST WEEK'S PERFORMANCE

The Tampa Bay Storm came into tonight’s game against its rivals the Orlando Predators knowing turnovers would play a key role in the game’s outcome.

Unfortunately, even though each team turned the ball over twice, the Storm’s turnovers came at the most inopportune time.

Rashad Barksdale intercepted Predators quarterback Aaron Garcia in the end zone and returned it for what looked to be the game tying touchdown with under a minute left in the game.

However, the officials reviewed it and concluded Barksdale was pushed out of bounds at the Storm four yard line...

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SERIES HISTORY & FACTS

This is the 16th meeting between Tampa Bay and NewOrleans/Bossier-Shreveport, and seventh in New Orleans…Tampa Bay leads the overall series at 10-5…Stormhead coach Dave Ewart is 3-2 against the VooDoo...The Storm is 7-1 against the VooDoo at the Tampa Times Forum...This will be head coach Pat O’Hara’s fourth time coaching against the Storm on the VooDoo sidelines, but he has faced the Storm as the Orlando Predators head coach (2010 – 2011), his record against the Storm is 3-3...The Storm has outscored the New Orleans by a margin of 44 points over the course of the 15 game series.

Date H/A TAM NOV W or L
5/4/13 H 63 32 W
7/14/12 H 78 77 W
4/6/12 A 47 66 L
7/1/11 H 33 64 L
3/11/11 A 46 40 W
6/25/10* H 78 39 W
5/15/10* A 48 44 W
5/9/08 H 41 37 W
3/16/08 A 55 76 L
6/2/07 A 61 55 W
4/7/07 H 66 43 W
4/30/05 A 47 36 W
2/25/05 H 42 48 L
5/23/04 H 59 51 W
3/7/04 A 43 55 L
  8/7 807 763 (10-5)