Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/23/11
From Press Release
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) announced the team’s official 23-man roster heading into the 2012 NLL season.
The roster is drastically different than the team the Wings opened with last year and features 10 new players, headlined by off season acquisitions Dan Dawson, Brodie Merrill and Kevin Crowley in addition to top returnees Max Seibald, Jeff Reynolds and Brandon Miller.
“Over the last two years we’ve made some significant roster adjustments and have added 18 new players since the 2010 season,” said Wings General Manager and Head Coach Johnny Mouradian. “We now feel we have a solid opportunity to compete and pave the way toward the Champion’s Cup.”
Wings 2012 Roster:
Forwards (8): Brendan Mundorf, Dan Dawson, Kevin Crowley, Ned Crotty, Drew Westervelt, Bill McGlone (Ridley), Matt Danowski, Mike Hominuck
Transition (3): Brodie Merrill, Max Seibald, Dave Brock
Defensemen (9): Brett Manney (Holy Ghost Prep), Joe Smith, Jordon Sealock, Jeff Reynolds, Pat Heim (Conestoga), Thomas Hajek, Jeff Bigas (Penncrest), Ryan McFadyen, Paul Dawson
Goalies (3): Brandon Miller, Kurtis Wagar, Stephen Fryer
Injured Reserve (IR): Steve Grossi Jr. (Strath Haven)
Physically Unable to Perform (PUP): Steve Holmes (Germantown Academy), Matt Alrich
Additionally, the team has announced that Eric Hoffman (Pennridge, Ursinus), Jim Forsythe (Widener) and Matt Stefurak will be placed on the team’s practice roster.
The Wings will begin their quest for a league record seventh NLL Championship against the Rochester Knighthawks at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, January 14 at 7 p.m.
Call 215-389-WING (9464) or visit WingsLAX.com to order Season Tickets for the upcoming 2012 Philadelphia Wings Season.