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Many firsts for the Lancers, but they fall to defending champion Milwaukee

Published January 25, 2020

Many firsts for the Lancers, but they fall to defending champion Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (January 25, 2020) -- The Rochester Lancers got off to their strongest start of the Major Arena Soccer League season but could not hold off the surging Milwaukee Wave on Saturday night. Forward Ian Bennett scored four goals to lead the defending champions to a 15-3 victory ov...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: Kari Miller

Published January 24, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: Kari Miller

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- It's pretty rare for husbands and wives to get inducted into the same Wall of Fame, let alone in the same year. But then again, Kari and Doug Miller are a rare couple. Kari is the choreographer of the Lancer Dancers, who performed at every Rochester Lancers game, indoor and...

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Lancers will take their first MASL Midwest road-trip in five years this weekend

Published January 23, 2020

Lancers will take their first MASL Midwest road-trip in five years this weekend

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (January 23, 2020) -- For the first time in five years, the Rochester Lancers will journey to the Midwest on a two-game road trip in the Major Arena Soccer League this weekend. They will visit the defending champion Milwaukee Wave at Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wis....

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LIFELONG LOVE AFFAIR: Wall of Famer Crawford fell in love with the beautiful game at a young age

Published January 23, 2020

LIFELONG LOVE AFFAIR: Wall of Famer Crawford fell in love with the beautiful game at a young age

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- It didn't take Tim Crawford very long to appreciate and fall in love with soccer. Crawford discovered the game growing up in Webster, N.Y. when he was around four, playing in the Webster Soccer Presidential League and his love affair with the game blossomed from there. At W...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: Andrew Battisti

Published January 22, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: Andrew Battisti

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Unfortunately, Andrew Battisti won't be able to introduce the inductees of the Rochester Lancers' indoor soccer Wall of Fame this year. Battisti, the Lancers' team historian, has a pretty good excuse because he is one of 20 individuals who will be inducted on Friday...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: Kayla Klark Kent-Moreira

Published January 21, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: Kayla Klark Kent-Moreira

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- As the Rochester Lancers' director of operations, you name it and there's a good chance that Kayla Kent-Moreira probably has handled it for the Major Arena Soccer League team. She is in charge of the team's travel plans, player contracts, uniforms, field time, ticke...

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THE QUEEN OF THE LANCERS: Wall of Famer King has been SoccerSam’s right-hand woman

Published January 21, 2020

THE QUEEN OF THE LANCERS: Wall of Famer King has been SoccerSam’s right-hand woman

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Perhaps Ashley Maria King was destined to be involved in soccer. After all, she played soccer in youth league and in high school. "Soccer has always surrounded me," she said. Her grandfather, Franz Sauer, made his mark first as a referee than as a referee assign...

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Heat pulls away in the third quarter to down the Lancers

Published January 19, 2020

Heat pulls away in the third quarter to down the Lancers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (January 19, 2020) -- The Rochester Lancers made it interesting in the first half, but the Harrisburg Heat scored five times in the third quarter to pull away for a 13-3 Major Arena Soccer League win at the Farm Show Arena on Sunday evening. Lancers nemesis Dom Francis, who h...

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THE AMERICAN DREAM: Wall of Famer Sotile gets his wish and then some as a Lancer

Published January 17, 2020

THE AMERICAN DREAM: Wall of Famer Sotile gets his wish and then some as a Lancer

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- At an age when many professional athletes had retired or were thinking of calling it a career, Marc Sotile found himself just starting his at 42-years-old. In 2014, the auto mechanic and garage owner made his debut with the Rochester Lancers and left his mark on the team and is...

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Lancers will feel the Heat one more time on the road this Sunday

Published January 17, 2020

Lancers will feel the Heat one more time on the road this Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (January 15, 2020) -- For the sixth time in nine games and for the final time this Major Arena Soccer League season, the Rochester Lancers will tussle with the Harrisburg Heat. Rochester (0-8) is vying first win of the season as it visits Farm Show Arena in Harrisburg, Pa. on...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: Jeremy Ortiz

Published January 17, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: Jeremy Ortiz

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Jeremy Ortiz has always been one intense competitor. "I try to play every game like my last," he said. "That's always how I've always approached the game." Which is a big reason why Ortiz has become one of the most productive Rochester Lancers and...

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Lancers Veteran GK, Marcelo Moreira Returns

Published January 16, 2020

Lancers Veteran GK, Marcelo Moreira Returns

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Wall of Fame Inductee: Sean Hantes

Published January 16, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: Sean Hantes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- It has been quite an amazing few weeks for Sean Hantes. The Rochester Lancers midfielder got married to his fiancé Jocelyn at the end of December and will be inducted into the team's indoor Wall of Fame on Jan. 31. "I've been so fortunate to be surrounded...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: Joe Giuliano

Published January 15, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: Joe Giuliano

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Joe Giuliano's passion for soccer and the Rochester Lancers began when he was growing up while following the original Rochester Lancers. "It has always been a passion of mine," he said. "I started calling imaginary games when I was 9 or 10-years-old. Remember...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: The Mohican Warrior, Elliot Fauske

Published January 14, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: The Mohican Warrior, Elliot Fauske

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Before joining the Rochester Lancers for their inaugural indoor season in 2011, Elliot Fauske didn't know whether he was going to play soccer again. The man who was known as the Mohican Warrior, thanks to his spiked Mohawk hairstyle during his Lancers days, had suffered a t...

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Wall of Fame Inductee: The Pride and Joy of Buffalo, NY Gary Boughton

Published January 13, 2020

Wall of Fame Inductee: The Pride and Joy of Buffalo, NY Gary Boughton

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- When asked about his most memorable moment as a Rochester Lancer, midfielder Gary Boughton admitted that he did not have one that stood out. Actually, it was many moments. "You hear your name get called out to run out of the tunnel onto the field and that moment is spec...

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Lancers Wall of Fame Inductee: Doug Miller

Published January 10, 2020

Lancers Wall of Fame Inductee: Doug Miller

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- If you're going to select a Wall of Fame in Rochester soccer, Doug Miller's name has to be at the top of the list, considering what he has accomplished. He came out of retirement to play with the revived Rochester Lancers in their inaugural indoor season in 2011, led th...

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Improved Lancers drop 7-3 home decision to Harrisburg

Published January 5, 2020

Improved Lancers drop 7-3 home decision to Harrisburg

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (January 4, 2020) -- The Rochester Lancers put on their most complete performance of the Major Arena Soccer League season as they dropped a 7-3 decision to the Harrisburg Heat at the Dome Arena on Saturday night. The Lancers came within 4-3 of the Heat in the third quarter be...

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Lancers will feel the Heat again vs. Harrisburg at the Dome Arena Saturday night

Published January 4, 2020

Lancers will feel the Heat again vs. Harrisburg at the Dome Arena Saturday night

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (January 4, 2020) -- For the fifth time this season, the Rochester Lancers and Harrisburg Heat will tussle in a Major Arena Soccer League game, at the Dome Arena on Saturday night. The contest starts at 7:30 p.m., not the usual the 7 p.m. kickoff as the Lancers will give fans...

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Ex-Lancer Joey Tavernese paces Tropics to win over his former club

Published January 3, 2020

Ex-Lancer Joey Tavernese paces Tropics to win over his former club

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (January 3, 2020) -- One-time Rochester Lancers standout Joey Tavernese recorded four goals and an assist against his former team as the Florida Tropics posted a 17-4 victory in Major Arena Soccer League action before a sellout crowd at the Dome Arena on Friday night. Ricardo...

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MASL ANNOUNCES TIME CHANGE - JAN 4

Published January 2, 2020

MASL ANNOUNCES TIME CHANGE - JAN 4

MASL ANNOUNCES TIME CHANGE FOR ROCHESTER LANCERS VS HARRISBURG HEAT ROCHESTER, NY (Jan. 2, 2020) – The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced a change in the time for the Saturday January 4 match between the Rochester Lancers and Harrisburg Heat. Originally scheduled for a 7:00&...

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Lancers will ring in the new year at the Dome Arena against the Florida Tropics Friday night

Published January 2, 2020

Lancers will ring in the new year at the Dome Arena against the Florida Tropics Friday night

  ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Jan. 2, 2020) -- The Rochester Lancers will ring in the new year this weekend with two Major Arena Soccer League games at the Dome Arena. The Lancers will meet the Florida Tropics for a Friday, Jan. 3 encounter in Henrietta, N.Y. before they welcome the Harrisburg Heat...

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Chris Economides Returning to Rochester this Friday

Published December 30, 2019

Chris Economides Returning to Rochester this Friday

The Lancers take on the Florida Tropics at home on Friday, January 3. Tickets at RLancers.com January 3rd’s Honorary Captain is American Soccer ICON, Chris Economides. Chris helped bring soccer back to Rochester in 1996. He was the Rhinos General Manager/VP/Minority Owner, the Rhinos...

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Baltimore Bolts Out To Early Lead, Blanks The Lancers

Published December 28, 2019

Baltimore Bolts Out To Early Lead, Blanks The Lancers

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Lancers would love to have a Blast against Baltimore Saturday night

Published December 28, 2019

Lancers would love to have a Blast against Baltimore Saturday night

                                  ROCHESTER, N.Y. (December 28, 2019) -- For the first time in four years, the Rochester Lancers will pla...

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Lancers come close, but Heat pulls away in the third quarter for a 10-5 win

Published December 27, 2019

Lancers come close, but Heat pulls away in the third quarter for a 10-5 win

  HENRIETTA, N.Y. (December 27, 2019) – The Rochester Lancers continued to make progress in their quest of their first win of the Major Arena Soccer League season at the Dome Arena on Friday night. Rochester came within a goal of the Harrisburg Heat in the third quarter, but the vis...

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Lancers kick off home holiday weekend vs. Harrisburg on Friday

Published December 26, 2019

Lancers kick off home holiday weekend vs. Harrisburg on Friday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Dec. 25, 2019) -- After receiving a bye last week, the Rochester Lancers swing back into action with two holiday contests at the Dome Arena this weekend. They will host the Harrisburg Heat at the Henrietta, N.Y. venue on Friday, Dec. 27 before welcoming the Baltimore Blast o...

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An improved Lancers fall at Harrisburg

Published December 14, 2019

An improved Lancers fall at Harrisburg

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Lancers return to Harrisburg for a rematch with the Heat Saturday

Published December 13, 2019

Lancers return to Harrisburg for a rematch with the Heat Saturday

Rochester, N.Y. (Dec. 13, 2019) -- Here we go again. For the third week in a row, the Rochester Lancers will take on the Harrisburg Heat. The two teams will meet at the Farm Show Arena in Harrisburg, Pa. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:05 p.m. The Lancers (0-3), who have returning to...

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LANCERS DROP FIRST ROAD MATCH

Published December 8, 2019

LANCERS DROP FIRST ROAD MATCH

Lancers drop their first road match with 7-1 loss at Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa. (December 7, 2019) -- In their first road match of the season, the Rochester Lancers suffered a 7-1 defeat to the Harrisburg Heat in Major Arena Soccer League action at the Farm Show Arena on Saturday night. H...

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