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Lady Lancers and Flash meet in Season Finale with Playoffs on the Line

Published: July 13, 2018 11:18am

Lady Lancers and Flash meet in Season Finale with Playoffs on the Line

By UWS Admin- www.uws.com Western New York Flash vs. Rochester Lady Lancers Saturday 6:00 PM EDT – D’Youville College (Buffalo, NY) No doubt that a lot of eyes will be fixed on the happenings in Buffalo on Saturday evening as the Flash will take on the Lady Lancers for the secon...

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Lady Lancers ’18 turnaround is ‘satisfying,’ but loss sure stings

Published: July 9, 2018 2:16pm

Lady Lancers ’18 turnaround is ‘satisfying,’ but loss sure stings

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA When you compare the 2017 season with the the current campaign for the Rochester Lady Lancers, the first word that comes to mind is success.   The Lady Lancers didn’t win a game last summer, going 0-9-1. They were outscored 35-10. This year, with one game re...

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Gerber nets game winner; Lancers take season finale

Published: July 8, 2018 10:44am

Gerber nets game winner; Lancers take season finale

By Paul Gotham   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Doug Miller wanted Austin Gerber to put his recent struggles behind him. The Rochester Lancers forward listened to his coach’s advice. Gerber entered Saturday’s season finale in the 68thminute of what was then a scoreless matc...

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Playoff Push Begins Saturday For Lady Lancers

Published: July 6, 2018 1:13pm

Playoff Push Begins Saturday For Lady Lancers

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA           The Rochester Lady Lancers final two games are against the teams they’re chasing. They play the  Rush at 2 p.m. Saturday on Charlie Schiano Sr. Field at Marina Auto Stadium, then finish the regular se...

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SALVATORE’S PIZZA CELEBRATES 40 YEARS WITH 2 MAJOR DONATIONS!

Published: July 4, 2018 1:30pm

SALVATORE’S PIZZA CELEBRATES 40 YEARS WITH 2 MAJOR DONATIONS!

By Jeff DiVeronica   (July 3, 2018 – Rochester, NY) – There’s another reason to celebrate this week besides the Fourth of July: Light a firecracker for Salvatore’s Pizzeria, which turns 40 on Thursday, July 5th! The Salvatore’s Pizza Family is grateful for t...

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A storybook return for Doug Miller as Lancers win

Published: July 1, 2018 6:56pm

A storybook return for Doug Miller as Lancers win

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Doug Miller (19) came out of retirement and delivered a goal in the 59th minute. (Photo: ROB DANIELS)   The applause began as soon as fans saw Doug Miller make his way toward the scoring table and hand his substitution card to the fourth official. And th...

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Despite Possession Domination, Lady Lancers Fall To Flash

Published: July 1, 2018 9:43am

Despite Possession Domination, Lady Lancers Fall To Flash

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA   Taylor Wingerden scored the Lady Lancers lone goal in a 2-1 loss to the WNY Flash, Saturday afternoon. (Photo: ROB DANIELS)   The roll was fun while it lasted for the Rochester Lady Lancers. Now the real work begins. Between June 9 and June 17,...

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Overseas adventures over, Barbuto stars for Lady Lancers

Published: June 29, 2018 10:22am

Overseas adventures over, Barbuto stars for Lady Lancers

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Brooke Barbuto knows soccer has been very good to her. Because she can dribble, shoot, anticipate, defend and battle exceptionally well, she was able to play professionally for the Western New York Flash, as well as in Iceland, Finland and Australia. Those playing adventu...

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It’s Miller Time one last time, Doug Miller to Play Tomorrow Night

Published: June 29, 2018 10:15am

It’s Miller Time one last time, Doug Miller to Play Tomorrow Night

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA It’s Miller Time one last time Rochester Rhinos legend Doug Miller, the Lancers coach, will come out of retirement again, but this time it’s so he can play for the first time at the downtown soccer stadium. And considering Miller’s exploits for the Rhino...

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Lancers Leave it Late, Tie Erie 1-1

Published: June 24, 2018 8:52pm

Lancers Leave it Late, Tie Erie 1-1

  The Lancers came into today's game against the Erie Commodores in a must win situation to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. They had tied Erie at home earlier this year, and were looking to get the edge on them in the season series.    A fierce wind pl...

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Lancers fall to FC Buffalo 3-0, Putting Playoff Chances in Jeopardy

Published: June 22, 2018 11:18pm

Lancers fall to FC Buffalo 3-0, Putting Playoff Chances in Jeopardy

  Robert E. Rich Sr. All High Stadium was the setting for the second matchup of the season between the Rochester Lancers and FC Buffalo. On an unusually cool mid-June night, it was a playoff 6 pointer, as a win for the Lancers would draw them even on points with Buffalo, and a Buffalo win wo...

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Playoff Push: Lancers Head into Weekend with 2 Crucial Matchups

Published: June 21, 2018 6:36pm

Playoff Push: Lancers Head into Weekend with 2 Crucial Matchups

The Rochester Lancers missed the NPSL playoffs by 1 point in 2017, and this weekend could decide whether the Rochester Lancers inch closer to a playoff spot, or be sent home. In 2017, the 1st and 5th place finishers in the Midwest East Conference Division were only separated by 2 points, a...

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Rochester Lancers Summer Camps 2018

Published: June 20, 2018 10:45am

Rochester Lancers Summer Camps 2018

ROCHESTER LANCERS DAY CAMPS Young players have specific needs that if taught properly can insure a greater appreciation of the game. Rochester Lancers understands how important small group can impact the development of each player. Activities with this type of introduction will have a d...

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Doug Miller finally will play at the stadium he helped build

Published: June 18, 2018 12:00pm

Doug Miller finally will play at the stadium he helped build

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Doug Miller’s exploits during the first decade of the Rochester Rhinos existence helped generate unprecedented soccer enthusiasm in the city. The sport was so popular Rochester was coined Soccer Town, USA, even though the team played in the cramped confines of a baseba...

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Lancers ‘love’ the scoring magic Kissi provides in victory

Published: June 17, 2018 11:11pm

Lancers ‘love’ the scoring magic Kissi provides in victory

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA   The way warm-ups were going, Isaac Kissi was wondering what he was even doing on the pitch of Charlie Schiano Sr. Field at Marina Auto Stadium. The magic in those feet had somehow betrayed him. “I couldn’t get anything on target,” he said....

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Barbuto continues to score, Lady Lancers continue to win

Published: June 17, 2018 11:02pm

Barbuto continues to score, Lady Lancers continue to win

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA   By now, the rest of United Women’s Soccer is well aware of the scoring prowess that Brooke Barbuto possesses. That doesn’t mean many teams can do anything to prevent her from finding the net, however. Barbuto’s terrific individual-effort go...

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French-Born Lepetit Gives Lancers A Spark; Lancers tie Cleveland 1-1

Published: June 16, 2018 6:31pm

French-Born Lepetit Gives Lancers A Spark; Lancers tie Cleveland 1-1

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA The wake-up call will come early Saturday morning for James Lepetit. His native France begins play in the World Cup at 6 a.m. EDT with a Group C match against Australia. On Tuesday, he’ll get to sleep in. The other team he’s rooting for, Senegal, doesn’t...

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Former Rhino Reyes Joins Lancers For The Weekend

Published: June 14, 2018 5:44pm

Former Rhino Reyes Joins Lancers For The Weekend

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA A full 10 years have passed since J.P. Reyes first played soccer in Rochester, but that doesn’t mean his love of the game has waned. “I’m as passionate as Soccer Sam,” Reyes said, referring to Sam Fantauzzo, the pizza entrepreneur and driving force be...

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Road Warriors: Godoi, Stone score to top unbeaten Ft. Pitt 2-0

Published: June 12, 2018 9:41pm

Road Warriors: Godoi, Stone score to top unbeaten Ft. Pitt 2-0

It was never going to be an easy task for Doug Miller and his crew as the Lancers had to make the 4 hour trip to Slippery Rock University to take on undefeated Ft. Pitt Regiment in this Tuesday night affair. The Lancers came out in a defensive formation, letting the play come to them. They almost...

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Lancers take on Ft. Pitt, Dom Francis Will Make Debut for Rochester

Published: June 11, 2018 9:34pm

Lancers take on Ft. Pitt, Dom Francis Will Make Debut for Rochester

The Rochester Lancers will hit the road tomorrow and take on the Ft. Pitt Regiment in a huge Tuesday night battle in the NPSL Midwest Conference East Division.  The teams split their games last year, with Ft. Pitt winning 1-0 at home, and the Lancers winning 3-0 in the return fixtu...

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Lady Lancers Finish Road Trip With 2-0 Win over New York Surf

Published: June 10, 2018 5:10pm

Lady Lancers Finish Road Trip With 2-0 Win over New York Surf

SUNY Maritime College The Rochester Lady Lancers moved into first place in the UWS East Conference with a 2-0 win over the New York Surf today. Brooke Barbuto scored 2 first half goals to lift her tally to 6 on the season. Taylor Wingerden provided 1 assist.  Kenna Kosinski made 7...

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Lady Lancers Defeat Rough Riders 2-1 with 2 Goals from Elin Eklund

Published: June 9, 2018 10:00pm

Lady Lancers Defeat Rough Riders 2-1 with 2 Goals from Elin Eklund

Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY) The Long Island Rough Riders and Rochester Lady Lancers met for the 2nd time in six days, after tying 1-1 last week in a rain soaked game at the Marina Auto Stadium in Rochester.The Lady Lancers came into today's game with a 1-1-2 record, while Lon...

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Two for the Road: Lady Lancers Visit Big Apple for Two games This Weekend

Published: June 8, 2018 1:22pm

Two for the Road: Lady Lancers Visit Big Apple for Two games This Weekend

By UWS Staff Saturday, June 9 Long Island Rough Riders vs. Rochester Lady Lancers 5:00 PM EDT – Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY) Long Island have vaulted up the table since the start of Week IV play, taking four points last weekend in a pair of matches in Western New York. And th...

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Once, Twice, Three Times a Victory: Lancers defeat Syracuse 2-1

Published: June 6, 2018 9:41pm

Once, Twice, Three Times a Victory: Lancers defeat Syracuse 2-1

Onondaga Community College Last year saw Rochester beat Syracuse 2-0 at home and away. This year, the Lancers were looking to pick up their first win of the season, similar to last year, where their first win was against Syracuse after an 0-2 start. They delivered again, with a 2-1...

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06/05/18: Marko Mitrevski Interview

Published: June 5, 2018 9:54pm

06/05/18: Marko Mitrevski Interview

  There is no denying that Marko Mitrevski is a tremendous soccer talent, however he has plenty of competition in his own family. His father Dragan was a standout for Gates-Chili High School and one of the best soccer players I have ever watched. His sister, Lady Lancer Bella Kohler pla...

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Mercy’s Rizzo intends to help Lady Lancers now, the country in the future, Lady Lancers tie Rough Riders 1-1

Published: June 3, 2018 11:48pm

Mercy’s Rizzo intends to help Lady Lancers now, the country in the future, Lady Lancers tie Rough Riders 1-1

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA For now, Dori Rizzo is quite happy to be helping to change the fortunes of the Rochester Lady Lancers. In the future, however, she intends to help change the country and, in the process, the planet through a career in politics. Just 16, Rizzo is completing her junior year...

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Harling remains Lancers ‘ironman’ on defense, Lancers fall to FC Buffalo 4-2

Published: June 3, 2018 11:35pm

Harling remains Lancers ‘ironman’ on defense, Lancers fall to FC Buffalo 4-2

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Soccer had given Alex Harling a great run, first at Rush-Henrietta High School and then on a scholarship at NCAA Division II Roberts Wesleyan College. But when his collegiate career ended in 2014 and he finished his education, Harling headed out in the real world. “...

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Swedish-born Eklund has found MCC, Lady Lancers perfect for her game

Published: May 28, 2018 1:50am

Swedish-born Eklund has found MCC, Lady Lancers perfect for her game

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA When Elin Eklund finished her cross-continent, trans-Atlantic live video recruiting chat with Monroe Community College coach Sal Galvano two years ago, discussing the opportunity with her parents wasn’t the first order of business. She needed to find a map. A native...

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Isaac Kissi Still Provides The Right Rx For The Lancers

Published: May 28, 2018 1:07am

Isaac Kissi Still Provides The Right Rx For The Lancers

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Isaac Kissi was supposed to be done playing competitive soccer seven years ago, when injuries wreaked havoc inside his left knee. But here he is at 31, still on the pitch, still powering his way into the box, still finding ways with his head and feet to put the ball in the n...

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Brooke Barbuto Podcast Interview

Published: May 26, 2018 9:00am

Brooke Barbuto Podcast Interview

  I didn't think there was anyone in the world who was more passionate about the game of soccer than myself. After today's conversation, I think I found someone who is. Whether she's playing, coaching, refereeing, training, watching, or working as part of the Syracuse S...

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