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Columbus Landsharks
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Based inColumbus, Ohio
ArenaNationwide Arena
Colorsblue, gray
LaterArizona Sting

The Columbus Landsharks were a member of the National Lacrosse League from 2001 until 2003. They were based in Columbus, Ohio. After the 2003 season, the franchise moved to Phoenix, Arizona, becoming the Arizona Sting. This move was based on poor attendance.

Awards & honors

Year Player Award
2001 Tracey Kelusky Rookie of the Year

All time record

Season Division W-L Finish Home Road GF GA Coach Playoffs
2001   3-11 8th 1-6 2-5 134 201 Marty Cooper Missed playoffs
2002 Central 5-11 5th 2-6 3-5 198 230 Ron Roy,[1]
Wayne Colley,
Chris Gallagher[2]
Missed playoffs
2003 Central 8-8 4th 4-4 4-4 184 203 Bob Hamley Missed playoffs
Total 3 seasons 16-30   7-16 9-14 516 634    

2000-01 season

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 December 30, 2000 New York Saints Nationwide Arena L 12–17 0–1
2 January 6, 2001 @ Buffalo Bandits HSBC Arena L 10–23 0–2
3 January 13, 2001 Washington Power Nationwide Arena L 11–19 0–3
4 January 21, 2001 @ Washington Power MCI Center W 9–7 1–3
5 January 26, 2001 Ottawa Rebel Nationwide Arena W 11–10 2–3
6 February 16, 2001 Albany Attack Nationwide Arena L 8–15 2–4
7 February 24, 2001 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 6–18 2–5
8 March 2, 2001 Buffalo Bandits Nationwide Arena L 19–22 2–6
9 March 9, 2001 @ Albany Attack MVP Arena L 8–11 2–7
10 March 10, 2001 @ New York Saints Nassau Coliseum L 9–15 2–8
11 March 16, 2001 Toronto Rock Nationwide Arena L 5–8 2–9
12 March 31, 2001 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre L 8–11 2–10
13 April 6, 2001 @ Ottawa Rebel Corel Centre W 11–8 3–10
14 April 7, 2001 Philadelphia Wings (1987-2014) Nationwide Arena L 7–17 3–11

2001-02 season

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
4 January 4, 2002 @ Ottawa Rebel Canadian Tire Centre W 15–11 1–0
5 January 11, 2002 @ Montreal Express Bell Centre W 13–12 2–0
6 January 13, 2002 Washington Power Nationwide Arena W 19–15 3–0
8 January 25, 2002 Vancouver Ravens Nationwide Arena W 12–11 OT 4–0
12 February 23, 2002 @ Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Wachovia Center W 15–14 OT 5–0
13 March 2, 2002 Montreal Express Nationwide Arena L 10–12 5–1
14 March 9, 2002 Albany Attack Nationwide Arena
15 March 22, 2002 Rochester Knighthawks Nationwide Arena

2002-03 schedule

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 December 27, 2002 New York Saints Nationwide Arena W 15–10 1–0
2 January 3, 2003 Ottawa Rebel Nationwide Arena W 14–13 2–0
3 January 5, 2003 @ New Jersey Storm W 10–9 3–0
4 January 11, 2003 @ Buffalo Bandits L 6–20 3–1
5 January 17, 2003 @ Albany Attack W 14–13 4–1
6 January 24, 2003 Calgary Roughnecks Nationwide Arena W 14–9 5–1
7 February 1, 2003 Buffalo Bandits Nationwide Arena L 16–19 5–2
8 February 7, 2003 @ Calgary Roughnecks L 7–11 5–3
9 February 14, 2003 New Jersey Storm Nationwide Arena W 12–9 6–3
10 February 15, 2003 @ Rochester Knighthawks L 5–12 6–4
11 March 1, 2003 @ Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) L 12–13 6–5
12 March 7, 2003 Albany Attack Nationwide Arena L 7–11 6–6
13 March 23, 2003 Rochester Knighthawks Nationwide Arena L 10–11 6–7
14 April 4, 2003 @ New York Saints W 18–13 7–7
15 April 5, 2003 Vancouver Ravens Nationwide Arena L 7–19 7–8
16 April 12, 2003 @ Ottawa Rebel W 17–12 8–8

Notes

  1. ^ Resigned in February 2002
  2. ^ Colley and Gallagher were "co-coaches"