IWFL Portland Shockwave vs. Corvallis Pride May 16th 2009


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1.jpg Injured reserve.
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2.jpg I went nuts with the camera-in-the-sky this time. Look at how bright the uniforms look. Look at neat and orderly the team looks. Ooops, I forgot about my shadow in the bottom right corner.
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4.jpg During the warm ups I can get a lot closer to the action without getting killed.
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7.jpg This was especially handy for the lines practice. I can get really close and low to the turf. Looking like someone was practicing a face mask here.
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12.jpg One problem with the eye in the sky shots is that I'm eyeballing the composition and the focus. Here my focus was several feet short.
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18.jpg Pitch to Elisa.
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24.jpg Elisa is carrying two players while walking sideways.
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29.jpg Corvallis's offense was just giving it to Nash over and over.
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32.jpg Nash was pretty much crashing into her own players...
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34.jpg ...until the Shockwave got her from behind.
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35.jpg In eight or nine years of shooting women's football, I can't recall a single time when a player has called for a fair catch!
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38.jpg Here's a good example of those blocks Dawson appreciates. Des is working on one player...
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39.jpg ...but once Dawson is past her, Des switches to Shepherd.
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44.jpg Elisa's first TD of the game...
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45.jpg ...Torres is calling it a little early!
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46.jpg She needed one last block from Des.
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52.jpg Interception!
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57.jpg Ooops.
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66.jpg Catch...
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69.jpg ...and a TD.
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73.jpg V got hit on the sidelines and her daughter didn't like seeing her mom get hurt. But everyone was OK.
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74.jpg Nash really doesn't seem to be getting anywhere.
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76.jpg Remember this big tackle?
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79.jpg One tackler only slows Elisa down...
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82.jpg ...until a second one has to take over.
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95.jpg The Corvallis offense hasn't adjusted at all during the second half.
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103.jpg Another pass...
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106.jpg ...another TD.
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107.jpg Was the extra point an intentional trick play?
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109.jpg Remember that amazing pass Megan threw to Tuck? I didn't take a shot of it because sigh it totally looked like it was going to be incomplete. Somehow Tuck cut to the middle of the field and caught it while I had to grab a camera and get only her running into the end zone!
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114.jpg Another TD.
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121.jpg Megan pitches the ball...
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122.jpg ...into the sun! Augh my eyes!
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123.jpg Then while I'm trying to get the spots out of my eyes, Elisa nearly runs me down.
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126.jpg Yay! Players we don't get to see very often.
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140.jpg Bender bench-pressing a girl. This is how I felt when Fish did this to me in the pizza place in Corvallis.
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145.jpg A stork brought Des and Brisson a baby. That's the only theory I have at this point anyway,
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147.jpg Offensive game ball. Please note that Megan's hair looks great in that light.
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148.jpg Defensive game ball. Pat looks much less scary than she did during that sack at the Majestics game last week.
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150.jpg Hey everyone come back! I need to do my eye-in-the-sky shot!
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151.jpg Since the players aren't wearing their helmets, I can understand why they want to keep an eye on the camera hanging over their heads!