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Week 13 Preview: Launch Look to Bounce Back Against Hounds

via the Launch press release   The Florida Launch return to FAU Stadium this Saturday, July 22 for their final regular season home game of 2017. The Launch take on the Charlotte Hounds at 7 p.m. The game will air live on Lax Sports Network. With the playoffs in sight, the Launch are looking for a win to help solidify their case as one of the four postseason teams. The Launch enter the matchup with a half-game advantage over the Hounds in the overall standings. Charlotte won the first meeting earlier in the season 18-14, making Saturday’s contest pivotal for the Launch’s playoff hopes. The Launch fell to 6-6 on Thursday night after an 18-10 loss to the Chesapeake Bayhawks. In the defeat, the Launch were without lineup staples attackman Chazz Woodson, midfielder Mike Unterstein, and faceoff specialist Will Gural. Rookie Nick Mariano lead the team in points with four goals with Connor Buczek, Kieran McArdle, and Dylan Molloy each recording two points. Goalie Austin Kaut stopped 16 of 33 shots on goal, maintaining his position as the league leader in saves (219). For live updates of this game and all things Launch, follow the team on Twitter (@florida_launch).