The Rochester Lancers return to the great indoors with not one, but two arena soccer games on Jan. 4 and Jan. 5.
Here are the details for the two Major Arena Soccer League 2 matches:
• The games will played at the IDE Family Field at the new Dome Arena in Henrietta, located at 2695 E Henrietta Rd. in Henrietta, N.Y.
• Both games kick-off at 7 p.m. each night. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets at RLancers.com
• $99 season tickets includes all Lancers teams and free parking. That’s 20 games in 2019, which include the indoor Lancers (Major Arena Soccer League 2), the outdoor Lancers (National Premier Soccer League) and Lady Lancers (United Women’s Soccer).
• Friday, Jan. 4: Austin Giorgio, featured on The Voice, will perform the national anthem and a halftime song.
• Saturday, Jan. 5: Live jersey auction postgame to benefit The Breast Cancer Coaltion of Rochester.
• IDE Ball Toss halftime contest at all games this season, with proceeds to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times. Grand Prize winner entered into a contest to win a trip for 4 to Jamaica, including airfare, brought to you by Indulge Yourself Travel.
• Doug Miller will return as head coach and Marc Mandell as general manager.
• Assistant coaches: Rey “Boom Boom” Martinez, Adam Schwartz and John Berardicurti.
• Captains: “Earthquake” Jake Schindler and “The Pride of Buffalo NY” Gary Boughton.
• Returning indoor stars: “The Mohican Warrior” Elliot Fauske, Jeremy Ortiz, Marcelo Moreira, Lubo Kocic, “The American Dream” Marc Sotile, Brian Knapp, Brad Vanino and Luis “Enrique Enrique Enrique” Hidalgo, among others.
• Returning outdoor stars: “The Medic” Issac Kissi, Rafa Godoi, Alex Harling, Michael Cunningham, “The Red Mamba” Anthony Rozzano, Austin Gerber, David Wright, “Zman” Zikrit Osmic, Mitchell Brickman and August Finn, among others.
• Key new players: Domenico Vitale, Boomer Steigelman, Timothy Lazorko.
• Broadcast team: Joe Guiliano, Joey Tavernese, United Women’s Soccer MVP Brooke Barbuto.
• Megan Carter of iHeartRadio, the first female PA announcer in Rochester sports history, joins the Lancers Party.
• Arena team: Ashley Maria King, DJ Key-YO, SoccerSam and Lancer Louie.
• Lancer Dancers return: Coach Kari Miller, Captains Kayla and Kalista Miller.