Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/16/13
From Press Release
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) finalized the team’s official 20-man roster heading into the 2014 NLL season. The Wings also set three spots on their four-man practice squad.
This season’s roster is highlighted by the Wings’ recent additions: Ryan Ward, Tracey Kelusky and Evan Kirk. Ward and Kelusky were signed in free agency. Kirk was acquired in an offseason trade involving the Minnesota Swarm and Colorado Mammoth. Top returnees from last season include Captain Brodie Merrill, 2013 leading scorer Kevin Crowley and defensive standout Brett Manney.
Forwards (8): Jordan Hall, Kevin Crowley (Shipley assistant coach), Kevin Ross, Ryan Ward, Tracey Kelusky, Garrett Thul, Pat Saunders, Kyle Buchanan
Transition (4): Brodie Merrill, Kyle Sweeney (Springfield-Delco), CJ Costabile, Joel White
Defensemen (6): Brett Manney (Holy Ghost Prep/Delaware/NXT coach/Showcase Lax Director), Mike Manley, Chad Wiedmaier (Princeton), John Ranagan, Brian Megill, Michael Poppleton
Goalies (2): Evan Kirk, Don Alton
Practice Squad (3): Bill McGlone (Ridley/Maplezone Training Director), Eric Hoffman (Pennridge/Urisnus), Michael Diehl
Physically Unable to Perform (PUP): Brendan Mundorf, Max Seibald, Rob Campbell, Kyle Wales
The Philadelphia Wings will host the Buffalo Bandits at Wells Fargo Center for their 2014 season home opener on Sunday, January 12, at 4 p.m.
Single game tickets for the Philadelphia Wings 2014 NLL season are available now. Call 215-389-WING (9464) or visit WingsLAX.com to purchase.