Phoenix, Ariz. – The world champion Arizona Rattlers have been assigned defensive lineman David Sumter for the 2015 Arena Football League (AFL) season. This is Sumter’s first season in the AFL and with the Arizona Rattlers.
The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Sumter played for the Long Island University Post Pioneers, where during his senior season (2014) he earned Eastern College Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year, the Northeast-10 Defensive Lineman of the Year, and All-Northeast-10 Second Team honors.
The Hollis, New York native attended Campus Magnet High School where he earned All-Borough honors as a senior. He also played basketball and ran track.
The Arizona Rattlers (8-2) will face the Portland Thunder (3-7) Friday, June 12th at 7 p.m. in the Moda Center. The game will be streamed online at ESPN3.com or the WatchESPN app on a tablet or smartphone. For additional information please visit www.azrattlers.com.
About the Arizona Rattlers
The Arizona Rattlers have won three straight ArenaBowl championship games and are proud members of the Arena Football League (AFL). ArenaBowl XXVII marked the team’s ninth appearance in the Championship game, winning in 2014, 2013, 2012, 1997 and 1994. For tickets, call 602-514-TDTD (8383), or visit www.azrattlers.com.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10th, 2015
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