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Schindler and Fernandes named to Rust Belt XI

Published July 26, 2021

Schindler and Fernandes named to Rust Belt XI

THEY WEREN'T RUSTY: Lancers' Schindler, Fernandez named to NPSL Rust Belt Conference XI Rochester Lancers defender and captain Jake Schindler and midfielder Lukas Fernandes were named to the Rust Belt Conference XI, the National Premier Soccer League announced. Schindler an anchor of L...

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LAST KICK TOUR: Lady Lancers, Lancers play their final games this weekend

Published July 9, 2021

LAST KICK TOUR: Lady Lancers, Lancers play their final games this weekend

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers' Last Kick Tour is set for this weekend as their outdoor teams compete in their final games ever. The Lady Lancers take on FC Buffalo in a United Women's Soccer game at Robert Rich Stadium in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday at 4 p.m. Rochester (0-9-0, 0 p...

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AUSTIN’S POWER: Gerber’s late brace boosts Lancers over Syracuse

Published July 7, 2021

AUSTIN’S POWER: Gerber’s late brace boosts Lancers over Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Austin Gerber struck twice within a four-minute span late in the second half to power the Rochester Lancers to a 2-0 victory over Syracuse FC in a National Premier Soccer League game on Monday night. The win avenged a 3-2 home defeat to its New York State Thruway rivals Jun...

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Lancers fall on a late goal to Syracuse

Published June 27, 2021

Lancers fall on a late goal to Syracuse

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Substitute Owen Bauer scored a late goal to spoil the Rochester Lancers' final home game to give Syracuse FC a 3-2 National Premier Soccer League victory at Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday evening. Bauer snapped a 2-2 tie in the 84th mi...

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SURPRISE!: Former Lancers owner Schiano, Sirianni are presented 1970 championship rings

Published June 27, 2021

SURPRISE!: Former Lancers owner Schiano, Sirianni are presented 1970 championship rings

Fifty-one years after winning the North American Soccer League title, two members of the organization were honored by the modern version of the Rochester Lancers Sunday. In a surprise gesture by the club and the Flower City Union minority owner Jimmy Paolo, owner Charlie Schiano and trainer Joe S...

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Lady Lancers lose home finale to Syracuse

Published June 27, 2021

Lady Lancers lose home finale to Syracuse

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Former Rochester Lady Lancers captain Brooke Barbuto recorded the game-winning goal and two assists as Syracuse DA registered a 4-1 United Women's Soccer win over her one-time teammates at Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday afternoon. It was the...

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TAYLOR-MADE FOR BOTH: Wingerden runs Wegman’s vegetable program and captains the Lady Lancers

Published June 25, 2021

TAYLOR-MADE FOR BOTH: Wingerden runs Wegman’s vegetable program and captains the Lady Lancers

Whether its rain or shine, you can usually find Taylor Wingerden either down on the farm or on the soccer pitch. The Macedon, N.Y. native's day job is with Wegman's supermarket, running the company's vegetable and maple programs. At nights and on the weekend, Wingerden turns to soc...

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SoccerSam: It’s been an incredible ride and thank you for letting me feel the kick!

Published June 25, 2021

SoccerSam: It’s been an incredible ride and thank you for letting me feel the kick!

By Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo Recently the Lancers brand celebrated 54 years. The team was formed in 1967 by members of the Italian American Sport Club. The Lancers won the North American Soccer League championship in 1970. With all the original teams from the American Soccer...

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UWS & NPSL Lancers Final Home Games of the 2021 Season: June 27

Published June 25, 2021

UWS & NPSL Lancers Final Home Games of the 2021 Season: June 27

June 25, 2021 (Rochester, NY) The UWS Lady Lancers (0-8) and NPSL Lancers (1-4-1) are home at Aquinas Institute this Sunday, June 27, for their final home games of the season. The Lady Lancers kickoff @ 2pm and take on the Syracuse DA (2-2-2). The NPSL Lancers kickoff @ 5pm agains...

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The 'W' on Sunday is Head Coach Doug Millers Main Concern

Published June 25, 2021

The 'W' on Sunday is Head Coach Doug Millers Main Concern

NO SENTIMENTALLY HERE: The W is the main thing to Lancers coach Miller ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers play their last outdoor home game ever on Sunday, but head coach Doug Miller isn't getting sentimental. The only thing on his mind entering the 5 p.m. contest against Syracuse FC...

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SOCCERSAM JOINS THE UNION

Published June 24, 2021

SOCCERSAM JOINS THE UNION

Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo the owner of the Rochester Lancers has passed the ball to Flower City Union, a men’s professional soccer club who will begin play in NISA in Spring 2022. Bringing together the Rochester soccer community while providing clear player pathways from...

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Lancers fall to Erie Commodores

Published June 20, 2021

Lancers fall to Erie Commodores

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers' hopes of reaching the National Premier Soccer League playoffs took a hit as they lost to Erie Commodores FC, 5-2, at Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday evening. Harry Fuller and Lukas Fernandes scored for Rochester (1-4-1,...

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Lady Lancers Fall To Albany Rush

Published June 20, 2021

Lady Lancers Fall To Albany Rush

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Davia Rossi scored twice in the first half to pace the Albany Rush to a 4-0 victory over the Rochester Lady Lancers in a United Women's Soccer match at Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday afternoon. Albany (2-3-1) found the net early and late in...

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SHEPS Rochester Connection

Published June 19, 2021

SHEPS Rochester Connection

SHEP'S ROCHESTER CONNECTION: Messing had his indoor debut there, helped eliminate Lancers from '77 playoffs, returned as the No. 1 goalkeeper By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor It's funny how life works out and how one thing can build on another. In his first tri...

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Celebrate Fathers Day with the Lancers!

Published June 18, 2021

Celebrate Fathers Day with the Lancers!

June 18, 2021 (Rochester, NY) The UWS Lady Lancers (0-6) and NPSL Lancers (1-3-1) return home to Aquinas Institute this Sunday, June 20, Father's Day. The Lady Lancers kickoff @ 2pm and take on the Albany Rush (1-3-1). The NPSL Lancers kickoff @ 5pm against the Erie Commodores(0-4-1). Ticket...

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FINDING HIS RELIGION EARLY: Born into an amazing soccer culture, Lancers' Bruno strives for a pro career

Published June 18, 2021

FINDING HIS RELIGION EARLY: Born into an amazing soccer culture, Lancers' Bruno strives for a pro career

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor Bruno Schiefer grew up in a soccer culture that is second to none in the world. You can't escape the beautiful game in Brazil. Soccer, football, futbol, whatever you want to call it, is treated like a religion there. "It hard to expl...

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NO HUDSON DERBY OR RIVALRY HERE: Sisters work for each other on the Lady Lancers

Published June 18, 2021

NO HUDSON DERBY OR RIVALRY HERE: Sisters work for each other on the Lady Lancers

The score line of the Rochester Lady Lancers' lone goal in their 4-1 loss at the Connecticut Rush on June 6 might have looked a bit strange to many United Women's Soccer fans. It read: W. Hudson (W. Hudson) Did this player Hudson pass to herself? Not exactly. Actually, it was...

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Lancers fall to Pittsburgh Hotspurs

Published June 13, 2021

Lancers fall to Pittsburgh Hotspurs

  ROCHESTER, N.Y. - In an entertaining match that delighted spectators but not necessarily the coaches, the Rochester Lancers fell, 3-2, to the Pittsburgh Hotspurs in a National Premier Soccer League game at Charlies A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday evening. Pittsb...

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Lady Lancers fall 1-0 to the Lancaster Inferno

Published June 13, 2021

Lady Lancers fall 1-0 to the Lancaster Inferno

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lady Lancers dropped a 1-0 decision to the undefeated Lancaster Inferno in a United Women's Soccer game at Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday afternoon. As it turns out, the game was decided on a penalty kick decision and a non-cal...

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THE DOCTOR IS IN: On the field, Lady Lancers defender Masters tussles with forwards, same as she battles bacteria

Published June 12, 2021

THE DOCTOR IS IN: On the field, Lady Lancers defender Masters tussles with forwards, same as she battles bacteria

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor Six words on Elysia Masters bio page of the Rochester Lancers website says it all. In the line of her Hidden Talent, Masters said: "I grow bacteria for a living!" Yes, that is correct. When she is not playing soccer for the United W...

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A MAN FOR ALL SOCCER SEASONS: Schindler hones his craft, excels indoors and out to become a Lancers icon

Published June 12, 2021

A MAN FOR ALL SOCCER SEASONS: Schindler hones his craft, excels indoors and out to become a Lancers icon

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor His first start as a Rochester Lancer did not exactly go according to plan. The rookie defender had just endured a difficult game in a 23-10 loss to the Milwaukee Wave, allowing his man to score goals on Jan. 16, 2012. Schindler admitted he did...

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The Lancers return home this weekend

Published June 9, 2021

The Lancers return home this weekend

June 9, 2021 (Rochester, NY) The UWS Lady Lancers (0-5) and NPSL Lancers (1-2-1) return home to Aquinas Institute this Sunday, June 13. The Lady Lancers kickoff @ 2pm and take on the Lancaster Inferno (1-0-2). The NPSL Lancers kickoff @ 5pm against the Pittsburgh Hotspurs (2-1). Tickets 'R&#...

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Ex-Lancer Messing on the MASL triumvirate: 'This is a labor of love for us because we believe in the sport so much'

Published June 4, 2021

Ex-Lancer Messing on the MASL triumvirate: 'This is a labor of love for us because we believe in the sport so much'

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor The new leadership of the Major Arena Soccer League certainly brings a unique look and new outlook to the indoor soccer league. Not one, not two, but three soccer icons with strong ties to the indoor game will run the show: would be commissioner Ke...

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JP Dellacamera, Shep Messing and Keith Tozer form historic new MASL leadership group

Published June 3, 2021

JP Dellacamera, Shep Messing and Keith Tozer form historic new MASL leadership group

After a nationwide search and thorough vetting process the Major Arena Soccer League has selected JP Dellacamera, Shep Messing and Keith Tozer to lead the league moving forward. A former MISL player and coach, Tozer will serve as MASL Commissioner. Former NY Arrows goalkeeper Messing will become the...

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On The Road Again ..

Published June 3, 2021

On The Road Again ..

On The Road Again...  UWS Lady Lancers Head to Connecticut  NPSL Lancers Head to Erie, PA June 3, 2021 Rochester, NY The UWS Lady Lancers (0-3-0) for the 2nd week in a row are on the road. This weekend the ladies take on Connecticut Fusion (2-0-1) on Saturday, June 5 and Connectic...

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Doug Miller has done the math.

Published May 28, 2021

Doug Miller has done the math.

The Rochester Lancers head coach knows what his team has to do to reach the National Premier Soccer League playoffs - accrue 21 points. After securing only one point in the team's opening two games, no one has to remind Miller how vital the next three matches - all on the road are - starting...

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UWS Lady Lancers & NPSL Lancers Take The Road

Published May 28, 2021

UWS Lady Lancers & NPSL Lancers Take The Road

UWS Lady Lancers & NPSL Lancers Take The Road Immediate Release Rochester, NY  For the first time this season the UWS Lady Lancers and the NPSL Lancers will both be hitting the road. The UWS Lady Lancers (0-2-0) head to Albany (0-2-0) on Saturday, May 29 to take on the A...

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SAYING GOODBYE TO AN MVP: Solomianko, president of business operations, to leave Lancers, Salvatores

Published May 28, 2021

SAYING GOODBYE TO AN MVP: Solomianko, president of business operations, to leave Lancers, Salvatores

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor While she hasn't scored a goal or stopped a shot on the field, the Rochester Lancers are losing someone that many observers would call their MVP the last eight years. Ashley Maria King Solomianko, president of business operations of Salvatore&#...

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Early goals boost FC Buffalo over the Lancers

Published May 23, 2021

Early goals boost FC Buffalo over the Lancers

  ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Rochester Lancers dug themselves an early hole as they suffered their first National Premier Soccer League defeat of the season, losing to FC Buffalo, 3-0, at Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Stadium on Sunday evening. The result left the Lancers ...

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Lady Lancers drop 1-0 decision to NJ Copa FC

Published May 23, 2021

Lady Lancers drop 1-0 decision to NJ Copa FC

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Guyana international defender Sydney Cummings scored in the 84th minute to lift New Jersey Copa FC to a 1-0 win over the Rochester Lady Lancers in United Women's Soccer action on Charles A. Schiano Sr. Field at Aquinas Institute on Sunday afternoon. The result gave Roch...

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