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Rachal Selected af2 First Team National Conference

August 17, 2004 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Laredo Law News Release

LAREDO, Texas – The arenafootball2 league office announced today that Laredo Law DS Traco Rachal has been selected to the National Conference All-af2 First Team. Rachal tied for the af2 lead with 10 interceptions and was in the top ten in passes defensed and tackles. For more information go on line at www.laredolaw.com.

“I think this is a blessing to honored in this respect,” said Rachal. “It has to do with the other seven guys who were out there playing. I just happen to be the representative from our team that was selected. As well as me being honored, this is an honor for the team.”

Rachal was one of just four rookies to be honored with a selection to either the National or American Conference First and Second teams.

“This honor is very well deserved for Traco,” said Law CEO Kiki DeAyala. “Traco is a class act on and off the field. He was a consistent bright spot all year for us. He certainly deserves a chance to move up to the Arena Football League. If he does remain in arenafootball2 we would love to have him back next year.”

The other DS from the National Conference was Rio Grande Valley’s Eddie Moten. Rachal and Moten tied for the af2 lead with 10 interceptions.

Rachal was honored by af2 as the league’s ADT Defensive Player of the Week during the regular season for his two interception performance against Wichita on July 24th.

In the final game of the year, Rachal showed his versatility by playing both ways. He caught two passes and returned a kickoff 52 yards for a TD against Tulsa in addition to intercepting a pass.

LAW IN THE COMMUNITY

To schedule the Law for a player appearance contact Nicole Thompson at (956)-523-6586 or [email protected]

ABOUT THE af2

In four short seasons the af2 has nearly doubled in size from 15 teams to 25. arenafootball2 promotes a fan friendly attitude with autograph sessions on the field for the home team after each game. The af2 and the AFL strictly adhere to a Fans Bill of Rights which is unique to any major sport. The Fans Bill of Rights includes: every fan is entitled to a wholesome environment for guests and family members, free of violence, profane gestures and language or rude and invasive behavior that could in any way interfere with a first-class entertainment experience; every fan demands that we maintain absolute respect for the game of Arena Football and maintain the integrity of the finest of fair competition at all times; every Fan deserves our very best effort on a consistent basis, on every play on the field, every action in the stands, every call to our office, and every involvement in our community.

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