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Passion release 2018 schedule

Michael Love
| Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Tara Sease, first-year running back for the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team, runs drills at Cupples Stadium, Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Tara Sease, first-year running back for the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team, runs drills at Cupples Stadium, Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

The Pittsburgh Passion women's football team released its 2018 schedule Tuesday, and the program's 17th campaign begins with a game at the Cleveland Fusion on April 7.

After a bye week, the Passion will play three straight games at home, with the home opener against the Boston Renegades at 6:30 p.m. April 21 at West Allegheny's Joe P. DeMichela Stadium.

The rivalry continues with the DC Divas, and the Passion will host that game April 28.

Pittsburgh, a member of the Women's Football Alliance, has won three national championships — 2007, 2014 and 2015 — and it finished each of those seasons undefeated.

The Passion completed the 2017 regular season 6-2 and defeated the Atlanta Phoenix in the first round of the WFA playoffs before falling to the Chicago Force in the quarterfinals.

For more information on the Passion, visit Pittsburghpassion.com or facebook.com/pittsburghpassion. The Passion is on Twitter @pghpassionFB.

Michael Love is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at mlove@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Mlove_Trib.

Pittsburgh Passion 2018 Schedule

April 7, at Cleveland Fusion, TBA

April 14, Bye

April 21, Boston Renegades, 6:30 p.m.

April 28, DC Divas, 6:30 p.m.

May 5, Detroit Dark Angels, 6:30 p.m.

May 12, at Columbus Comets, TBA

May 19, at Toledo Reign, TBA

May 26, at DC Divas, TBA

June 2, Bye

June 9, Cleveland Fusion, 6:30 p.m.

June 16, WFA Playoffs begin

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