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READY FOR A SUIT AND A TIE: Schindler says it was the right time to coach

Published October 28, 2022

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor It seems inevitable that Jake Schindler would become a coach. As the best and one of the most popular players on the Rochester Lancers’ indoor teams for years, the 34-year-old defender wanted to be closer to his family and remain in soccer....

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FROM CAPTAIN TO COACH: SCHINDLER TO LEAD LANCERS2 SEASON

Published October 24, 2022

FROM CAPTAIN TO COACH: SCHINDLER TO LEAD LANCERS2 SEASON

Jake Schindler is back with the Rochester Lancers, in a new leadership role as Head Coach. The Lancers organization announced last week that the team is coming back in a “boutique arena” style season, that will have invite-only access at Rochester Regional Health Total Sport...

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America’s Oldest Soccer Brand Returns Indoors

Published October 12, 2022

America’s Oldest Soccer Brand Returns Indoors

America’s Oldest Soccer Brand Returns Indoors With A New 100% Player Focus (Rochester, NY) The original Rochester Lancers began play in 1967 in the American Soccer League. In 1970, the Lancers won the NASL championship.The Lancers began playing indoor professional soccer in 2011 wi...

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Katie Cappelletti GK of the Year & Caroline Kopp named to the East Conference Second Team

Published August 26, 2022

Katie Cappelletti GK of the Year & Caroline Kopp named to the East Conference Second Team

Metuchen, NJ — The United Women’s Soccer East Conference provided high-level entertainment throughout the season, with three competitive division races ensuring playoff berths came down to the wire. Ultimately, FC Buffalo emerged as the conference’s champion for the first time...

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Is there indoor soccer in the near future for Rochester, N.Y.?

Published August 24, 2022

Is there indoor soccer in the near future for Rochester, N.Y.?

The fledgling Major League Indoor Soccer has indicated the sport might return to Rochester. On Aug. 17, the league said that it will kick off in December of this year with a Midwest flavor with teams in Chicago, Indiana, Cincinnati, Michigan, Ohio and Rockford, Ill. According to an MLIS press...

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Lancers Update

Published August 19, 2022

Lancers Update

The Lancers are members of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) with area rights for both the MASL & M2 leagues. The team is also members of United Women's Soccer League (UWS) and the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) . Lancers Inc has no affiliation with any other new or forming le...

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Schwartz's perspective: "We put the Rochester Lady Lancers back on the map"

Published July 13, 2022

Schwartz's perspective: "We put the Rochester Lady Lancers back on the map"

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Rochester Lady Lancers head coach Adam Schwartz put his team's 2022 United Women's Soccer season into perspective. "I think we put the Rochester Lady Lancers back on the map," he said. Indeed, they did. And then some. After finishing the 2021 campaign win...

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The Lady Lancers registered a 7-0 victory over the Erie Commodores

Published July 10, 2022

The Lady Lancers registered a 7-0 victory over the Erie Commodores

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lady Lancers set a team record by scoring seven goals on Sunday, but just fell short of reaching the United Women's Soccer playoffs by one goal. They registered a 7-0 victory over the Erie Commodores on Charles A. Schiano Field at Aquinas Institute. The Lady...

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SHE'S VERY HANDS ON: Cappelletti backstops Lady Lancers' surge

Published July 8, 2022

SHE'S VERY HANDS ON: Cappelletti backstops Lady Lancers' surge

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - If she had her way, Katie Cappelletti would rather not touch a ball during a game. Now, that might sound a big strange because that's what a goalkeeper needs to do for her team to be successful. But there's a good reason why the Rochester Lady Lancers keeper feels tha...

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A HIGH FIVE: Lady Lancers keep playoff hopes alive with a 5-0 win at FC Berlin

Published July 6, 2022

A HIGH FIVE: Lady Lancers keep playoff hopes alive with a 5-0 win at FC Berlin

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Rochester Lady Lancers' playoff fate will come down to the final weekend of the season. They continued to keep their hopes of reaching the United Women's Soccer postseason by connecting for a season-high five goals en route to an emphatic 5-0 victory over FC Berlin on...

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Lady Lancers stay in playoff contention with 2-0 win

Published July 3, 2022

Lady Lancers stay in playoff contention with 2-0 win

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lady Lancers kept themselves in contention for a United Women's Soccer League playoff spot by recording a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Hotspurs at Charles A. Schiano Field at Aquinas Institute on Saturday afternoon. The win extended Rochester's unbe...

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FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME AND EACH OTHER: Husband and wife coaches bring a unique situation to the Lady Lancers

Published July 1, 2022

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME AND EACH OTHER: Husband and wife coaches bring a unique situation to the Lady Lancers

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Talk about a marriage made in heaven. Soccer heaven, that is. Not only are Michelle and Tad Valentino married to each other, they are, in essence, married to the beautiful game as well. This husband-and-wife coaching team loves the sport and have played and coached at vari...

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Lady Lancers blank FC Berlin, extend unbeaten run to 6 games

Published June 27, 2022

Lady Lancers blank FC Berlin, extend unbeaten run to 6 games

A COMPLETE PERFORMANCE: Lady Lancers blank FC Berlin, extend unbeaten run to 6 games ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Taylor Ashe and Hannah Knych scored on either side of halftime to lift the Rochester Lady Lancers to a 2-0 victory over FC Berlin in a United Women's Soccer game at Charles A. Schiano Field...

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Lady Lancers draw at Buffalo to extend unbeaten streak to five games

Published June 25, 2022

Lady Lancers draw at Buffalo to extend unbeaten streak to five games

  BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Rochester Lady Lancers extended their unbeaten streak to five games, but they could not make up any ground on FC Buffalo on Friday night. The rivals played to a scoreless draw in a United Women's Soccer match on Dobson Field at Buffalo State University. T...

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Lady Lancers face a very important weekend!

Published June 24, 2022

Lady Lancers face a very important weekend!

By: Front Row Soccer ROCHESTER, N.Y. - In a 10-game season, every contest is important. Just some become more vital than others as the campaign wears on. That's why the Rochester Lady Lancers' two matches this season can define their United Women's Soccer season. If the third...

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SHE'S TAYLOR MADE FOR SOCCER: Lady Lancers midfielder Ashe grew up in a soccer family

Published June 23, 2022

SHE'S TAYLOR MADE FOR SOCCER: Lady Lancers midfielder Ashe grew up in a soccer family

By: Front Row Soccer ROCHESTER, N.Y. - There's nothing like having a great coach to help hone your soccer skills. Perhaps the only thing better is having one live with you and work with you since you could walk Case in point: Rochester Lady Lancers midfielder Taylor Ashe, who is the...

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Lady Lancers extend unbeaten streak to 4 games!

Published June 20, 2022

Lady Lancers extend unbeaten streak to 4 games!

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Rochester Lady Lancers extended their unbeaten streak to four games and moved within striking distance of first-place FC Buffalo after recording a 1-0 win at the Pittsburgh Hotspurs in United Women's Soccer action on Saturday night. Rochester, who are 3-0-1 during their...

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Barbuto’s return to the Lady Lancers

Published June 17, 2022

Barbuto’s return to the Lady Lancers

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - It happened so fast.  Word got out that Syracuse AC Pulse wasn't going to compete in the United Women's Soccer. "I think Sam called me within five minutes of that asked me to come back to Rochester and I said absolutely," Brooke Barbuto said. Sam bei...

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Lady Lancers finish the weekend with a tie in Erie

Published June 12, 2022

Lady Lancers finish the weekend with a tie in Erie

SO CLOSE: Late goal denies Lady Lancers a perfect weekend on the road, settle for a draw at Erie ERIE, Pa. - A goal three minutes into second-half stoppage time denied the Rochester Lady Lancers a victory and another three points on their western road swing this weekend. Kayla Bevacqua's d...

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COMEBACK KIDS: Lady Lancers rally for 2 late goals to win at FC Berlin

Published June 10, 2022

COMEBACK KIDS: Lady Lancers rally for 2 late goals to win at FC Berlin

  BUFFALO, N.Y. - For the second consecutive week, the Rochester Lady Lancers rallied in the second half to register a victory. Last Sunday, the Lancers recorded a 2-0 home win over FC Buffalo with a pair of second-half scores. On Friday evening, they did it the hard away, overcoming a...

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After a memorable debut, DeLola ready to take her show on the road

Published June 9, 2022

After a memorable debut, DeLola ready to take her show on the road

By: Front Row Soccer  ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Kelsey DeLola could not have asked for a more memorable or fabulous debut. "I mean, her ability to finish was remarkable," Lady Lancers head coach Adam Schwartz said. Indeed, it was. The Baldwinsville, N.Y. native struck twice with...

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Lady Lancers with a 2-0 win in their home opener

Published June 5, 2022

Lady Lancers with a 2-0 win in their home opener

  ROCHESTER, N.Y. -  Before the Rochester Lady Lancers took on Buffalo FC for the second week in a row Sunday, head coach Adam Schwartz said their rivals were going to see a different team than the one that dropped a 4-0 decision in their season opener a week ago. He was spot on....

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For Lady Lancers head coach Schwartz, Aquinas is home, sweet, home

Published June 3, 2022

For Lady Lancers head coach Schwartz, Aquinas is home, sweet, home

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - When the Rochester Lady Lancers take the field for their home opener against FC Buffalo in their United Women's Soccer opener at Aquinas Institute on Sunday at 2 p.m., head coach Adam Schwartz will feel right at home. And for good reason - he also directs the Aquinas' gi...

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LANCERS HOME OPENER, JUNE 5

Published June 2, 2022

LANCERS HOME OPENER, JUNE 5

Immediate Release:  (Rochester, NY) The Lady Lancers are proud to continue women’s soccer at the highest level right here in Rochester, NY. The team joined the UWS in 2017 and has returned for the 2022 UWS season. The Lady Lancers kickoff their home schedule this Sunday, June 5 @ 2pm a...

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Lady Lancers Fall to FC Buffalo

Published May 28, 2022

Lady Lancers Fall to FC Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Rochester Lady Lancers dropped a 4-0 decision to FC Buffalo in their United Women's Soccer season opener at Dobson Field on Saturday afternoon. FC Buffalo (2-0-1), which had two matches under its belt entering the game, took an early lead in the Penn-NY Division encou...

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Lady Lancers 2022 Preview

Published May 25, 2022

Lady Lancers 2022 Preview

By: FrontRowSoccer.com ROCHESTER, N.Y. - For a team that finished the 2021 United Women's Soccer season without a win, the Rochester Lady Lancers certainly have some lofty aspirations this time around. They want to win the Penn-NY Division of the UWS Eastern Conference. A new and improv...

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Rochester’s Soccer Ambassador Retires

Published May 19, 2022

Rochester’s Soccer Ambassador Retires

For Immediate Release: Rochester, NY Salvatore SoccerSam Fantauzzo announced Wednesday on Front Row Soccer that he was retiring from the game.  Full Article: https://www.frontrowsoccer.com/2022/05/18/stepping-away-soccersam-to-sell-lancers-indoor-team/ “This is hone...

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SoccerSam to sell Lancers Indoor Team

Published May 18, 2022

SoccerSam to sell Lancers Indoor Team

STEPPING AWAY: SoccerSam to sell Lancers indoor team By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor SoccerSam Fantauzzo is hanging up his microphone and stepping away from soccer. Calling it "one of the hardest decisions of his life," Fantauzzo revealed Wednesday that he has d...

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Lady Lancers Announce New Leader

Published May 11, 2022

Lady Lancers Announce New Leader

Lady Lancers Announce New Leader For Immediate Release The Rochester Lady Lancers Home Opener is Sunday, June 5 @ 2pm at Aquinas Institute, 1127 Dewey Ave.   Kayla Kent-Moreira is the new operating partner as President, CEO and COO of the Rochester Lancers. Moreira has been a fixtur...

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