ALBANY, NY – The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) today announce that eight players from Thursday night’s team tryout and development camp have been selected and added to the initial training camp roster. The team will hold its training camp this weekend at the MVP Arena in Albany. Along with training camp, the team will be hosting an open house event this Saturday for fans to watch camp and select their seats for the 2022-23 season.
Players selected from the tryout:
- Jack Jasinski – Ohio State University
- Riley Ford – Onondaga Community College
- Kyle Whitlow – Marquette University
- Justin Napolitano – Adelphi University
- Vonzel Legall – Stony Brook University
- Devin O’Leary – Stony Brook University
- Amos Gilbert – University of Vermont
- George Downey – Marywood University
Among the eight players selected to participate in Albany’s training camp, Jack Jasinski appeared in two games last season with the Panther City Lacrosse Club and tallied four points on one goal and three assists.
FireWolves players will arrive in the Capital Region today for the opening of training camp and begin team meetings as the FireWolves prepare for its sophomore season. Following entrance physicals on Saturday, the team will take the turf twice, first from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and again from 6 – 8 p.m. Finally, the team will close the first weekend of camp with another session on the floor from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday. The FireWolves will then be in Toronto to practice every weekend up until the beginning of the NLL season. Albany begins the 2022-23 season on the road against the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday, December 3. Buffalo eliminated the FireWolves from the playoffs last year before falling short in the championship.
The team is also hosting open house on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the MVP Arena. This will be an opportunity for fans to get a sneak peak of the FireWolves players and coaches as the team prepares for its second season on the floor. Fans will be able to watch camp from a variety of locations in the arena, and enjoy an atrium party. Season apparel will be available, and food and beverages will be provided. For more information on the open house or to RSVP, call or text 518-362-4900, or email Tickets@AlbanyFireWolves.com.
Season tickets for the 2022-23 Albany FireWolves season are also available now! Reserve your season tickets in the Wolves den today for just $25! For more information, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900.
About Albany FireWolves
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the MVP Arena in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.
About MVP Arena
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/.