Rochester Knighthawks General Manager and Vice President of Lacrosse Operations Dan Carey announced today that the team will open its 2019 Training Camp on Friday, Oct. 25 when players are expected to report for medical testing and physicals.
The Knighthawks take the field twice on Saturday, Oct. 26 at The Blue Cross Arena, with the first session scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Immediately following practice, fans are invited to join the players on the field to meet the members of this year’s team beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Rochester will open camp with 38 players on its roster, including 12 forwards, 15 defensemen, eight transition men and three goaltenders.
Forwards (12): Phil Caputo, Holden Cattoni, Shawn Evans, Turner Evans, JP Kealey, Curtis Knight, Dan Lintner, Dan Michel, Pat Saunders, Alec Simons, Matt Vangalen and Bradley Voigt.
Defensemen (15): Matthew Bennett, Tyler Biles, Travis Burton, Riley Campbell, Brett Coons, Sean Darroch, Paul Dawson, Dylan Evans, Julian Garritano, Tyler Gaulton, Dylan Hutchison, Logan Monroe, Dustyn Pratt, Jay Thorimbert and Doug Utting.
Transition (8): Carter Badour, Frank Brown, Cory Highfield, Adam Perroni, Ryland Rees, Zac Reid, Thomas Whitty and Chris Willman.
Goaltenders (3): Steve Fryer, Rylan Hartley and Craig Wende.
Coaches and players will be made available to the media immediately following each practice session.
The full schedule for the Knighthawks’ 2019 Training Camp is as follows (times and locations subject to change):
|Friday, Oct. 25||5:30 – 7:30 p.m.||Physicals*||Blue Cross Arena|
|7:30 – 9:30 p.m.||Fitness Testing*||Blue Cross Arena|
|Saturday, Oct. 26||10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Practice||Blue Cross Arena|
|Saturday, Oct. 26||7:00 – 9:00 p.m.||Practice*||Blue Cross Arena|
|Sunday, Oct. 27||9:00 – 11:00 a.m.||Practice*||Blue Cross Arena|
|Tuesday, Nov. 5||9:00 – 11:00 a.m.||Practice||Stephen Leacock Centre|
|Saturday, Nov. 9||10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Shoot Around||KeyBank Center|
|5:00 – 8:00 p.m.||Scrimmage vs. New York*||KeyBank Center|
|Saturday, Nov. 16||12:00 p.m.||Shoot Around||Toronto Rock Athletic Centre|
|7:00 – 10:00 p.m.||Scrimmage vs. Toronto||Toronto Rock Athletic Centre|
|Tuesday, Nov. 19||9:00 – 11:00 p.m.||Practice||Stephen Leacock Centre|
|Friday, Nov. 22||9:00 – 11:00 p.m.||Practice||Total Sports Experience (Gates)|
|Saturday, Nov. 23||10:00 – 11:30 a.m.||Practice||Blue Cross Arena|
|7:00 – 10:00 p.m.||Scrimmage vs. Philadelphia*||Blue Cross Arena|
*Closed to the public
A new era of Knighthawks lacrosse begins on Saturday, Nov. 30 when Rochester opens its inaugural NLL season against the Georgia Swarm at The Blue Cross Arena. New Season Ticket Memberships for the 2019-20 season start as low as just $16 per seat, with Loyalty Member pricing beginning at just $15 depending on seat location. For more information, visit www.rochesterknighthawks.com/season-tickets or call 585-454-5335 and speak with a Knighthawks sales representative.