Scores / Schedule
CommunityNews

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (WEEK OF APRIL 8): 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 8. 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. 

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 8 are Logan Linn from Shenendehowa High School and Mia Tyler from Colonie Central High School.  

Logan Linn – Shenendehowa High School – Senior – Boy’s Lacrosse 

Logan is a four year varsity defenseman. He is a leader on the field always cheering and calling plays for the defense. He holds a 90 average in school and anytime he is asked Logan volunteers with the Shenendehowa lacrosse club and is continuously helping at home or with family, doing manual labor. Logan works hard to be a powerful part of his lacrosse team and works to maintain his GPA in school, while also working part time.

Mia Tyler – Colonie Central High School – Junior – Girl’s Lacrosse 

Mia is a second year starting defender for the Colonie Girl’s Lacrosse team. Mia’s work ethic and intensity is second to none and she is always tasked to guard the best offensive players on opposing teams. On Tuesday, April 2nd Mia was struck by a shot in the face during a game against a league opponent. Mia plead with her family to let her stay with her team until the game ended because she wanted to be there for her teammates. Mia is a role model on and off the field. She plays basketball for the Tay Fisher TeamVibez program. She also volunteers to coach youth in basketball and lacrosse. 

Congratulations to Logan and Mia! 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  

Week of April 1 

Dillon Licht – Niskayuna High School
Hannah Crowther – Mohonasen High School  

Come party with us at Recovery Sports Grill and cheer on the FireWolves on Sunday, April 14th as the FireWolves hit the road to take on Panther City! The party and the game begins at 5pm. We’ll see you at Recovery Sports Grill in Rensselaer, NY on April 14th! 

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