Scores / Schedule
CommunityNewsPress Releases

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (WEEK OF APRIL 1): PRESENTED BY DAVE & BUSTER’S – ALBANY

Albany, NYThe Albany FireWolves are excited to name the High School Student-Athletes of the Week presented by Dave & Buster’s – Albany for the week of April 1. These two student-athletes have shown their commitment to athletics, to their community, and to working hard in the classroom.  

These student-athletes will receive a prize pack courtesy of Dave & Buster’s – Albany and tickets to an upcoming Albany FireWolves game. The student-athletes will be honored during the FireWolves’ next home game on Saturday, April 6 for their accomplishments on and off the field.  

To nominate student-athletes please fill out the form at this link: https://albanyfirewolves.com/high-school-student-athlete-of-the-week/ 

The Albany FireWolves Student-Athletes of the Week for the Week of April 1 are Dillon Licht from Niskayuna High School and Hannah Crowther from Mohonasen High School.  

Dillon Licht – Niskayuna High School – Junior – Lacrosse 

Dillon Licht is one of the area’s premier midfielders. He has been a contributor to the varsity program since he was in 8th grade, and he works tirelessly to continue growing as an athlete and student. Dillon recently committed to play his college lacrosse at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Dillon has been a counselor for the Niskayuna Lacrosse Club’s Summer Camp since he was in middle school, and he recently completed his Bronze Level Certification for US Lacrosse so that he can continue working to help young athletes in his community. 

Hannah Crowther– Mohonasen High School – Senior – Girl’s Lacrosse 

Hannah has been in the soccer program for 6 years and the Schenectady-Mohonasen lacrosse program for 4 years. Hannah is also the team manager for the Mohonasen wrestling program. Hannah has helped coach both youth lacrosse and soccer over her time in high school. Hannah tore her ACL her junior year playing soccer and could not play sports for 9 months. During this time, she was a coach for the girls Modified Soccer Team and the girl’s youth lacrosse program. Hannah is a two-year Captain for the team and in her sophomore year Hannah won the Coaches Award for lacrosse. Hannah has held a 4.0 average throughout High School and has volunteered in the Writing Center. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Science Honor Society. Hannah is also an Ambassador for Morgan’s Message, which provides a safe space for peers to discuss their own mental health. Hannah will be attending college in the fall to study Athletic Training and play lacrosse.  

Congratulations to Dillon and Hannah! The FireWolves wish them continued success in the classroom and on the field this spring sports season. The FireWolves and Dave & Buster’s -Albany are proud to be a part of the Capital Region community and support youth and high school athletics throughout the area. More winners will be chosen each week during the high school spring sports season. 

Past Winners:  

Week of March 18 

Marcus Robinson – Mechanicville High School 

Josie Bullock – Shenendehowa High School 

Week of March 25 

Matthew Soden – Waterford-Halfmoon High School  

Eniola Elefontuyi – Niskayuna High School  

Join the FireWolves at their last regular season home game for Retro Night on Saturday, April 6! For more information regarding tickets, visit www.albanyfirewolves.com or call/text the FireWolves ticket hotline 518-612-4196.     

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. 

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 Firebirds of the Arena Football League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/ 

About Dave & Buster’s – Albany

Discover the ultimate destination for sports enthusiasts, foodies, and arcade aficionados – Dave and Buster’s! Conveniently located at 1 Crossgates Mall Road, this entertainment hub offers an unrivaled experience that caters to a diverse range of interests. Whether you’re in search of an exceptional sports bar near you, a delightful restaurant, or simply looking for fun-filled family entertainment like our fun-filled arcade, D&B has it all! So gather your crew and head over to experience the joy, excitement, and camaraderie that awaits you at Dave and Buster’s – the ultimate entertainment destination.

Albany FireWolves