Looking to remain unbeaten: First-place Lancers host Baltimore twice this weekend

Looking to remain unbeaten: First-place Lancers host Baltimore twice this weekend

Published February 22, 2024

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - After a three-week break, the Rochester Lancers return to action with hopes of extending their unbeaten Major Arena Soccer League 2 season with a pair of big home games this weekend. The East Division leaders host Baltimore Arsenal at the Total Sports Experience in East Rocheste...

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A VERY HIGH FIVE: Lancers' romp to fifth straight win, rolling past Orlando

A VERY HIGH FIVE: Lancers' romp to fifth straight win, rolling past Orlando

Published February 3, 2024

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers continued their torrid start to the Major Arena Soccer League 2 season, remaining unbeaten in five games with another big win on Saturday night. Rookie forward Ali Alomari scored four goals and assisted on another and Ryan Curtis contributed a hat-tric...

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Lancers win home opener

Lancers win home opener

Published February 2, 2024

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers remained undefeated in four games, rallying from an early two-goal deficit en route to a 12-4 victory over Atletico Orlando in their home opener in a Major Arena Soccer League 2 game at the Regional Health Total Sports Arena on Friday night. Taner Bay,...

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FINALLY, SOME HOMECOOKING: Lancers kick off home schedule with 2 games vs. Orlando this weekend

FINALLY, SOME HOMECOOKING: Lancers kick off home schedule with 2 games vs. Orlando this weekend

Published February 1, 2024

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - There is little doubt that the Rochester Lancers have emerged as the team to beat in the Major Arena Soccer League 2's North Division. They have won each of their opening three matches by decent margins. They return to the Total Sports Experience in East Rochester, N.Y. to fa...

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Comeback kids: Lancers rally from 3-goal deficit to win going away on the road

Comeback kids: Lancers rally from 3-goal deficit to win going away on the road

Published January 28, 2024

UTICA, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers overcame a three-goal deficit in the second half to record a resounding 11-6 victory over United Elite Krajisnik FC in a Major Arena Soccer League 2 match at the Adirondack Bank Center on Sunday night. Facing a 5-2 hole early in the third quarter, the Lancers r...

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It's not beginners' luck, it's skill for Alomari, off to a fast start to his Lancers career

It's not beginners' luck, it's skill for Alomari, off to a fast start to his Lancers career

Published January 28, 2024

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Many outdoor soccer players competing in indoor soccer might need two years to transition and get comfortable.  Given what he has accomplished in his first two matches with the Rochester Lancers, it might have taken Ali Alomari two minutes. Now, that might be an exaggeration,...

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ROAD WARRIORS: Lancers win again away, romp past Krajisnik FC

ROAD WARRIORS: Lancers win again away, romp past Krajisnik FC

Published January 21, 2024

UTICA, N.Y. - Only two weeks into their season, the Rochester Lancers already have made a statement that they are a team to be reckoned with in Major Arena Soccer League 2. For the second consecutive week, the Lancers secured a decisive road win, defeating United Elite Krajisnik FC, 11-4, at the...

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Lancers on the Road Again

Lancers on the Road Again

Published January 19, 2024

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Even after the Rochester Lancers' dominating 14-6 victory over Baltimore Arsenal in their season opener last week, head coach Jake Schindler knows there is room for improvement for his Major Arena Soccer League 2 team. "It was a great result, maybe not the exact performance that...

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Starting off on the right foot: Lancers roll to 14-6 win in their season opener on the road

Published January 13, 2024

TOWSON, MD. - The Rochester Lancers got off to a winning start to their 2024 Major Arena Soccer League 2 season, registering a 14-6 triumph over Baltimore Arsenal at SECU Arena on Saturday afternoon. Forward Joey Tavernese led the Lancers with four goals and one assist. Taner Bay added a hat-tric...

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Lancers Kick Off The 2024 Season At Baltimore This Weekend

Lancers Kick Off The 2024 Season At Baltimore This Weekend

Published January 12, 2024

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - After missing the Major Arena Soccer League 2 playoffs by a hair last season, Rochester Lancers Head Coach Jake Schindler is optimistic the team can go further this indoor campaign. The Lancers came within a fraction of reaching the playoffs. They finished with an 8-4-0 record 2...

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2024 Schedule Release

2024 Schedule Release

Published October 23, 2023

(ROCHESTER, NY) The Rochester Lancers Indoor 2024 Schedule was released on Monday, October 23rd. The Lancers will kick-off their Home Season with a doubleheader on February 2 & 3 against Athletico Orlando at Rochester Regional Health Total Sports Experience, East Rochester.  Limited Season Tic...

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Lancers Love

Lancers Love

Published May 12, 2023

  SoccerSam’s Lancers love started in 1970 after his uncle Al Oliveri took him to his first Lancers game.  In 1980, SoccerSam and his wife Linda took over the IFSL soccer league. Having former Lancers & Rochester Flash legends playing in the league made it extra special. One of the teams was e...

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M2 ANNOUCED 'ELITE SIX' FOR 2022-23 SEASON; MITCHELL NAMED TO THE M2 ELITE SIX

M2 ANNOUCED 'ELITE SIX' FOR 2022-23 SEASON; MITCHELL NAMED TO THE M2 ELITE SIX

Published April 25, 2023

April 21, 2023 by Andrew Ross TAMPA, Florida -- The best of the best in Major Arena Soccer League 2 have been selected for the 2022-23 season, with members of the Elite Six -- the first team of all stars -- announced today and league-wide winners including Coach of the Year and MVP revealed ne...

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ENDING ON A WINNING NOTE!

ENDING ON A WINNING NOTE!

Published March 25, 2023

ENDING ON A WINNING NOTE: Lancers score season-high 14 goals in rout of Raptors EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Twenty four hours after being eliminated from contention for the Major Arena Soccer League 2 playoffs by the Iowa Raptors, the Rochester Lancers exacted a measure of revenge on the same team...

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Lancers Fall to the Iowa Raptors

Lancers Fall to the Iowa Raptors

Published March 24, 2023

   ROCHESTER, N.Y. - So close, yet so far.   The Rochester Lancers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the fourth quarter to equalize but dropped a 5-4 decision to the Iowa Raptors in Major Arena Soccer League 2 action at the Unique Boutique Arena at the Total Sports Experience on Friday...

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17-year-old Luca Dodge get his kicks in high school soccer & football and plays for the Lancers

17-year-old Luca Dodge get his kicks in high school soccer & football and plays for the Lancers

Published March 24, 2023

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor Like many students at Hilton High School, Luca Dodge will attend classes on Friday. On his list of things to do is to take an important AP Calculus test. Then he will attend to another important matter that not many high school students have experi...

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2023 Wall of Fame Inductees

2023 Wall of Fame Inductees

Published March 23, 2023

2023 Wall of Fame Inductees Announced   The Rochester Lancers announce the 2023 inductees into their Indoor Wall Of Fame. This year's inductees include:  John Coraggioso, Richard Randall, Luis Ribeiro, Stephen Stokes, Dom Vieira and Christopher Wilmot. All of these individuals played a crucial...

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Lancers need to win twice this weekend to reach M2 Championship Weekend

Lancers need to win twice this weekend to reach M2 Championship Weekend

Published March 23, 2023

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Entering their final two games of the Major Arena Soccer League 2 season, the Rochester Lancers face a must-win situation to book a spot in the playoffs, not once, but twice. They need to be victorious against the Iowa Raptors in two games this weekend. The Lancers host the...

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The Baltimore Connection

The Baltimore Connection

Published March 20, 2023

THE BALTIMORE CONNECTION: Lancers player-coach Schindler is in line to help the Blast in the playoffs The Rochester Lancers' affiliation with the Baltimore Blast could have great implications for the latter club this season. With the Major Arena Soccer League 2 playoffs slated to end April 1,...

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Lancers lose in Iowa again, 8-2 to the Demon Hawks

Lancers lose in Iowa again, 8-2 to the Demon Hawks

Published March 20, 2023

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Rochester Lancers dropped their second game at the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in less than 24 hours, losing to the Iowa Demon Hawks, 8-2, in a Major Arena Soccer League 2 match on Sunday afternoon. The Demon Hawks (7-4-1, 21 points, playing in their final game of the...

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The Lancers Fall to the Iowa Raptors

The Lancers Fall to the Iowa Raptors

Published March 19, 2023

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Rochester Lancers had problems finding their footing early as they suffered the consequences in a 7-4 defeat to the Iowa Raptors in a Major Arena Soccer League 2 match at the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena on Saturday night. Rochester (7-2-0, 20 points) had its four-game...

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CAN THEY DOUBLE THEIR PLEASURE?: If the Lancers win twice in Iowa, they will win division title, clinch M2 playoff berth

CAN THEY DOUBLE THEIR PLEASURE?: If the Lancers win twice in Iowa, they will win division title, clinch M2 playoff berth

Published March 17, 2023

If they win both their games in Cedar Rapids, Iowa this weekend the Rochester Lancers can clinch the Northern Division title and a spot in the Major Arena Soccer League playoffs. Of course, that is easier said than done because they have a pair of difficult teams in their postseason quest because...

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Lancers BLAST Into the Future

Lancers BLAST Into the Future

Published March 17, 2023

Rochester Lancers & Baltimore Blast   The M2 Rochester Lancers have formally become the farm team affiliate for the world famous Baltimore Blast!  The Lancers hope to help develop future Blast players. Current Lancers M2 coach Jake Schindler will be joining the Blast after the M2 season. ...

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LANCERS WIN & Move Into 1st Place!

LANCERS WIN & Move Into 1st Place!

Published March 11, 2023

  Rising to the top: Figueroa's hat-trick boosts Lancers to win, into first place ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Eduardo Figueroa recorded his first hat-trick of the season to boost the Rochester Lancers to an 8-5 triumph over the Muskegon Risers and into first place in the North Division. Joey Tavernes...

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LANCERS WIN & Move Into 2nd Place

LANCERS WIN & Move Into 2nd Place

Published March 10, 2023

     Defense paces Lancers to another win, into 2nd place ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- For the second consecutive game, the Rochester Lancers turned a stalwart defensive performance into a win. Led by goalkeeper Jakeb Mitchell and solid performance by the backline, the Lancers recorded a 7-2 victo...

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BEGINNER'S SKILL: Mitchell, inexperienced in indoor soccer, excels keeping the ball out of the net.

BEGINNER'S SKILL: Mitchell, inexperienced in indoor soccer, excels keeping the ball out of the net.

Published March 10, 2023

For someone who hadn't played competitive indoor soccer until this past January, Jakeb Mitchell has turned into a very quick study, and someone who has earned high marks for his performance. Just ask the Iowa Demon Hawks. The Rochester Lancers goalkeeper stoned the team's Major Arena Soccer Le...

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MAN ON THE MOVE: Cojocov gives Lancers attack a boost

MAN ON THE MOVE: Cojocov gives Lancers attack a boost

Published March 10, 2023

Vadim Cojocov is accustomed to traveling and moving in his life. He was born in Moldova, moved to Ireland and went to school and played soccer in the United States. So, flying from St. Louis to Rochester, N.Y. to compete in indoor soccer games seems to be a rather simple task. After playing...

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Lancers Weekend Preview Mar 10/11

Lancers Weekend Preview Mar 10/11

Published March 9, 2023

Lancers seek first place this weekend There's little doubt that the Rochester Lancers are on the ascent, a rapid one, at that. After getting a late start to the Major Arena Soccer League 2 season, they are 5-1-0 and can take over the North Division lead with two home wins this weekend. Head...

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BACK-TO-BACK WINS!

BACK-TO-BACK WINS!

Published February 25, 2023

Jakeb's Ladder: Mitchell outstanding (33 saves) as Lancers sweep Demon Hawks, move into 2nd place       EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Goalkeeper Jakeb Mitchell was outstanding, making 33 saves, to pace the Rochester Lancers to a 4-2 victory over the Iowa Demon Hawks in a Major Arena Soccer League...

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Lancers Win Home Opener!

Lancers Win Home Opener!

Published February 24, 2023

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Lancers celebrated their first indoor soccer game at home in almost three years by recording a 9-6 victory over the Iowa Demon Hawks in a Major Arena Soccer League 2 game before a sold-out Total Sports Experience on Friday night. Matthew Sawaged registered...

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