Sharks Move Up Rankings

07/21/2010 3:42 PM -

The Jacksonville Sharks (10-4) moved up three spots in this week’s AFL Coaches Poll after defeating previously top seeded Tampa Bay Storm 49-47 in the Week 16 match up.

The Sharks received three first place votes after their upset over Tampa Bay which sent the Storm down four places to number five - the Sharks previous weeks ranking. The Spokane Shock moved into top place this week with ten first place votes. Milwaukee also jumped three spots this week to third place with the Arizona Rattlers in fourth. The Dallas Vigilantes remain at the bottom of the poll despite upsetting then number three Chicago Rush. The Rush fell out of the top five to sixth place.

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL).  All home games will be played at Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.  The Sharks travel to Bossier-Shreveport to face the Battle Wings Saturday, July 24 at 8:05 pm EDT. The Sharks return to Sea Best Field Friday, July 30 for the conclusion of the regular season against the Spokane Shock. Catch all the action live on NFL Network with coverage starting at 8pm EDT. Single game tickets start at $8 per game and are available at, Ticketmaster outlets, and the arena box office. To reserve your season tickets, group tickets, or for more information please call (904) 621-0700.