Nashville Metros 1998 Season

UNITED SYSTEM OF INDEPENDENT SOCCER LEAGUES

A-LEAGUE

Central Division

Rank Team Record GF GA Pts
1 Nashville Metros 20-8 70 31 56
2 Minnesota Thunder 19-9 52 33 51
3 Milwaukee Rampage 17-11 61 39 49
4 New Orleans Storm 15-13 53 50 43
5 Cincinnati Riverhawks 11-17 48 65 33
6 El Paso Patriots 12-16 51 54 30
7 Albuquerque Geckos 5-23 39 100 15

(The United System of Independent Soccer Leagues used a modified scoring system, awarding three points for a win, one point for a shootout win and zero points for a loss.)

 


A-LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

Conference Quarterfinals
Rochester Rhinos 3, Charleston Battery 0
Hershey Wildcats 2, Hampton Roads Mariners 1 (Shootout)
Montreal Impact 3, Staten Island Vipers 1
Richmond Kickers 1, Long Island Rough Riders 0 (Shootout)
San Diego Flash 4, Vancouver 86ers 1
New Orleans Storm 3, Nashville Metros 2 (Shootout)
Minnesota Thunder 5, Milwaukee Rampage 1
Seattle Sounders 2, Orange County Zodiac 1

Conference Semifinals
Hershey Wildcats 1, Richmond Kickers 0 (Shootout)
Hershey Wildcats 4, Richmond Kickers 2
Hershey Wildcats advance

Rochester Rhinos 3, Montreal Impact 2 (Shootout)
Rochester Rhinos 4, Montreal Impact 1
Rochester Rhinos advance

Minnesota Thunder 2, Seattle Sounders 1
Minnesota Thunder 2, Seattle Sounders 1
Minnesota Thunder advance

San Diego Flash 2, New Orleans Storm 1
San Diego Flash 4, New Orleans Storm 3 (Shootout)
San Diego Flash advance

Conference Finals
Rochester Rhinos 3, Hershey Wildcats 1
Rochester Rhinos 1, Hershey Wildcats 0
Rochester Rhinos advance

Minnesota Thunder 2, San Diego Flash 1
Minnesota Thunder 2, San Diego Flash 1
Minnesota Thunder advance

Championship
Rochester Rhinos 3, Minnesota Thunder 1


FULL RESULTS

Preseason Schedule

Metros finished 6-2-1, results unavailable.


Regular Season

Date Opponent Result
04.02 at New Orleans Storm W, 1-0
04.11 at Jacksonville Cyclones W, 4-1
04.24 Milwaukee Rampage L, 1-2
05.01 Atlanta Ruckus W, 3-1
05.09 New Orleans Storm W, 2-0
05.15 El Paso Patriots L, 0-1 (shootout)
05.22 Jacksonville Cyclones W, 2-0
05.30 at Milwaukee Rampage W, 3-2 (shootout)
06.12 at Albuquerque Geckos W, 2-0
06.14 at El Paso Patriots W, 4-2
06.17 at Cincinnati Riverhawks L, 1-2
06.20 New Orleans Storm W, 2-1 (shootout)
06.27 at Cincinnati Riverhawks W, 6-3
07.03 California Jaguars W, 8-0
07.04 San Francisco Bay Seals W, 3-1
07.10 at Minnesota Thunder L, 0-1
07.11 at Milwaukee Rampage L, 1-3
07.19 Cincinnati Riverhawks W, 6-2
07.24 at Seattle Sounders W, 1-0 (overtime)
07.26 at Vancouver 86ers L, 1-2
08.01 U.S. Pro 40 Select W, 1-0
08.08 San Diego Flash L, 1-3
08.10 Cincinnati Riverhawks W, 4-2
08.19 Minnesota Thunder L, 0-1
08.21 Minnesota Thunder W, 1-0
08.29 Albuquerque Geckos W, 7-1
09.03 at El Paso Patriots W, 2-0
09.06 at Albuquerque Geckos W, 5-1


Postseason

Date Opponent Result
09.12 New Orleans Storm L, 2-3 (shootout)
09.07 Milwaukee Rampage L, 0-3

 

U.S. Open Cup

Date Opponent Result
06.24 Delaware Wizards W, 7-1
07.08 Kansas City Wizards W, 3-1
07.22 at Dallas Burn L, 1-5