For Immediate Release October 3, 2019
By: Frankie P. Fanta
Rochester, NY (Oct. 3, 2019) – The Rochester Lancers of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) are proud to announce the signing of their two Captains for the 2019/2020 season, Michael Lewis Cunningham and Anthony Rozzano. Both Captains are Lancers veterans with the Lancers NPSL outdoor team, and both dominated last season with the M2 Lancers. Per league and team policies, no further terms of the agreement were disclosed.
“These two players could play at any level in the Country; we are fortunate that they have decided to make Rochester their home.” Said Head Coach Doug Miller.
Michael Lewis Cunningham, Forward, #10.
Born and raised in Nottingham, England, Cunningham came over to the U.S. to play college ball for Roberts Wesleyan. In his time there Cunningham was named a 2x All-American. After finishing his collegiate career, he moved to Australia where he played in the second division there for a season before coming back to the U.S. and signing with the Rochester Lancers M2 indoor team where he appeared in 13 games scoring 13 goals and he had 5 assists. Cunningham played 12 matches for the Lancers NPSL Outdoor team, and lead the team with 6 goals and 3 assists last season. The 28 year old was named Co-Captain for the upcoming MASL season. Cunningham also has his own YouTube channel where he has over 420,000 subscribers.
Anthony “Red Mamba” Rozzano, Defender, #11.
Rozzano is one of the top players to come out of Rochester, NY. He played four seasons for Webster Schroeder High School winning two Sectional Titles, and All Greater Rochester Player of the Year two years in a row. He was named All American in High School in 2011. Rozzano attended SUNY Albany where he played four seasons there. He tallied 64 starts out of his 68 collegiate games. For Lancers M2, last year he appeared in 9 matches, scoring 4 goals and 2 assists, and helped the team reach the Semi Finals. Rozzano played in 10 games this past NPSL outdoor Lancers season, and scored 3 goals as a Defender. The 25 year old was named Co-Captain for the upcoming MASL season. Rozzano is an avid hiker, and he just completed the 46 highest peaks in the Adirondacks.
The MASL opens its season the weekend of November 22nd. The Lancers will visit MetroStars Canada at the Meridian Centre in St Catherines, Ontario. The Lancers Home Opener is on Friday, November 29 at the New Dome Arena, and will play a 24-game regular season.
Season Tickets are now available on RLancers.com/Tickets
$240 includes all 12 MASL Indoor Lancers Games, and all 12 Outdoor Games.
Lancers, Inc. is a Not-For-Profit Organization.