Anthony Rozzano enjoyed a strong rookie season for Rochester in the MASL. (Photo courtesy of the Lancers)

Three members of the Rochester Lancers were named honorable mention selections on the All-Major Arena Soccer League rookie team on Saturday.

They were defenders Diego Mayanga and Anthony Rozzano and midfielder Rafa Godoi.

Mayanga attended Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Manhattan.

Utica City FC orward Uros Momic, who played for the outdoor Lancers in the National Premier Soccer League, also was named an honorable mention pick.

All-MASL rookie team

F – Duduca Carvalho – St. Louis Ambush

F – Marcel Berry – Harrisburg Heat

M – Luiz Felipe Xavier De Andrade – Dallas Sidekicks

D – Ray Lee – Kansas City Comets

D – Ismael Rojo – Soles de Sonora

G – Eduardo “Pollo” Cortes – Mesquite Outlaws

Honorable mention

F – Uros Momic – Utica City FC

F – Felipe de Sousa – Dallas Sidekicks

M – Rafa Godoi – Rochester Lancers

M – Jesus Pacheco – Ontario Fury

M – Gerardo Jurado – San Diego Sockers

M – Malcolm Harris – Harrisburg Heat

D – Anthony Rozzano – Rochester Lancers

D – Diego Mayanga – Rochester Lancers

D – Jeff Michaud – Orlando SeaWolves

GK – Nicolau Neto – Kansas City Comets

Remaining awards schedule

Monday, April 13 – ALL-MASL 1st Team and Rookie of the Year Nominees

Tuesday, April 14 – Rookie of The Year Award and Coach of the Year Nominees

Wednesday, April 15 – Coach of the Year Award and Goalkeeper of Year Nominees

Thursday, April 16 – Goalkeeper of the Year Award and Defender of the Year Nominees

Friday, April 17 – Defender of the Year Award and MVP Nominees

Saturday, April 18 – MVP Award, Clutch Player of the Year Award and Top Star Award

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at