July 24, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Springfield Lasers clinch home playoff match

The Springfield Lasers clinched a home court playoff match after beating the Sacramento Capitals Tuesday night, 22-17.

The Lasers, now with 9 wins 4 losses, earned a spot in the Mylan WTT Western Conference Championship match Monday, after beating the Boston Lobsters. Tuesday's win means the playoffs will be in Springfield Thursday, July 25, 7:05 p.m. at Springfield's Mediacom Tennis Stadium at Cooper Tennis Complex.

Tickets to the Mylan WTT Western Conference Championship are now available at Cooper Tennis Complex, 2331 E. Pythian St., 417-837-5800. Playoff tickets are half-price: $10 Box Seats, $5 Grandstand.

The Lasers will face the Texas Wild Thursday in the playoffs. Texas, now standing at 8 wins, 5 losses, is a game behind Springfield. Texas has one more regular season match tonight, facing Sacramento. Even if Texas wins tonight and becomes tied with the Lasers, the playoff match will be here, because Springfield beat Texas 20-18 in a hotly contested match here in Springfield July 15.

The Lasers also close out their regular season tonight, facing the Orange County Breakers in Newport Beach, Calif.

For tickets or more information, call Cooper Tennis Complex at 417-837-5800.

Members of the media must be credentialed to enter Cooper Tennis Complex. For media inquiries, call Jenny Fillmer Edwards, public information administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-874-2176 or 417-224-5510.