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The 2002 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers season was the team's first season. The team finished with a 6-10 record under head coach Terry Karg, finishing fourth out of five in the American Conference Northeast Division; they did not go to the playoffs. Following the season, Karg resigned as head coach.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site
1 Bye
2 April 6, 2002 Greensboro Prowlers L 42-28 0-1 Greensboro Coliseum
3 April 12, 2002 Richmond Speed L 72-30 0-2 First Union Arena
4 April 20, 2002 Albany Conquest L 34-28 0-3 First Union Arena
5 April 27, 2002 Greensboro Prowlers L 64-31 0-4 Greensboro Coliseum
6 May 4, 2002 Roanoke Steam L 44-26 0-5 First Union Arena
7 May 10, 2002 Rochester Brigade L 57-52 0-6 Blue Cross Arena
8 May 18, 2002 New Haven Ninjas W 47-43 1-6 New Haven Coliseum
9 May 25, 2002 Albany Conquest L 37-35 1-7 Times Union Center
10 June 1, 2002 Rochester Brigade W 52-35 2-7 First Union Arena
11 June 7, 2002 Mohegan Wolves W 49-40 3-7 Mohegan Sun Arena
12 June 15, 2002 Mohegan Wolves W 51-26 4-7 First Union Arena
13 June 22, 2002 New Haven Ninjas L 67-59 4-8 New Haven Coliseum
14 June 29, 2002 Rochester Brigade L 55-38 4-9 Blue Cross Arena
15 July 6, 2002 New Haven Ninjas W 45-28 5-9 First Union Arena
16 July 13, 2002 Mohegan Wolves W 56-39 6-9 First Union Arena
17 July 20, 2002 Albany Conquest L 58-36 6-10 First Union Arena
18 Bye

Final standingsEdit

American Conference Northeast Division
Team Overall Division
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
Albany Conquest 13 3 .812 11 1 .917
Rochester Brigade 7 9 .437 6 6 .500
New Haven Ninjas 5 7 .375 5 7 .417
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers 6 10 .375 6 6 .500
Mohegan Wolves 3 13 .187 2 10 .167

AttendanceEdit

Week Oppoenent Attendance
2 Mahoning Valley Thunder 8,200
3 Manchester Wolves 6,968
6 Quad City Steamwheelers 7,043
10 Albany Conquest 6,358
12 Manchester Wolves 5,739
15 Tennessee Valley Vipers 4,880
16 Manchester Wolves 5,701
17 Peoria Pirates 6,088
Total   50,977
Average   6,372

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