BETHLEHEM, Pa.- Former Wesley College quarterback Shane McSweeny signed to play in the Professional Indoor Football League with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks.
The PIFL had its inaugural season in 2012 while the Steelhawks started play in 2013 and have the 6,000-seat Stabler Arena at Lehigh University home. McSweeny, of Bensalem, Pa., just one hour from Bethlehem, started four seasons for the Wolverines and led Wesley to four ACFC Championships and a pair of NCAA South Region Titles. McSweeny is a 2011 First Team All-American and the South Region's Offensive Player of the Year. He holds the Wesley single-season and career records for completion percentage (67.4 season, 62.1 career) and pass efficiency (181.2 season, 168.3 career) McSweeny also ranks second in school history with 7,939 passing yard and 87 passing touchdowns and sits ninth on the team's all-time rushing list with 1,799 yards.
For further information on the Steelhawks, visit their website at http://www.LVSteelhawks.com. 2014 season ticket deposits are being accepted now to reserve seats for the 2014 PIFL season. Tickets can be reserved by calling the Steelhawks front office at (610) 282-3100.