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A Message from the Swarm President

May 30, 2019 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Georgia Swarm News Release

Georgia Swarm huddle
Georgia Swarm huddle
(Georgia Swarm, Credit: Kyle Hess)

Dear Swarm Fans,

Another exciting season is behind us, and on behalf of the entire Swarm franchise, I wanted to tell you how grateful we are for your loyal support during our fourth season at Infinite Energy Arena. Making the postseason for a fourth-straight season has been a wondrous feat, and even though the end result wasn't what we wanted, we won't let it define the incredible 2018-19 Swarm season!

We had many highlights during the season:

- Hosted our first Training Camp at Infinite Energy Arena in December

- Won our fourth consecutive Home Opener - in awesome Star Wars uniforms no less!

- Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Jerrod Niemann performed at Country Night

- Finished March with a perfect 4-0 record

- Clinched home-floor advantage for the East Division Semifinals

- Every Swarm game was nationally broadcast on Bleacher Report Live

- Welcomed the largest crowds in Sting City History, an average of 8,500 fans for our final six games of the season

- Saw a 51% increase in total season attendance compared to last season!

Up until the final second in the East Division Semifinals, this season has truly been memorable!

Sting City was truly a special place this season; I can't tell you how many times the players and coaches would stop me in the Arena and tell me how much they loved the non-stop energy you gave them during games.

We'll need that energy next season, along with your strong support. Two more new teams - the Halifax Thunderbirds and New York Riptide - are on the way, which means another expansion draft will be happening soon. We'll also be bringing in new faces through the 2019 NLL Entry Draft, another talented crop of high character individuals that will help us compete for our second World Championship.

Whether you've been to every Swarm game since 2016 or you came to your first one this season, we hope you enjoyed Atlanta's best kept secret and that you'll continue to support us next season. Our fifth season in Georgia will be historic! We'll have more exciting giveaways and theme nights planned, with returning fan favorites like Country Night, Native Heritage Night and Fan Appreciation Night.

Thank you for helping us set the bar even higher this season; we can't wait for what's in store for the 2019-20 season!


Andy Arlotta

Co-Owner and President

Georgia Swarm Professional Lacrosse

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