Thursday, October 20, 2016

Special to Vegashockey.net

Las Vegas –  UNLV’s powerful national-level roller team released it roster today and it includes a number of new players.

UNLV head roller coach Jared Joeger said “We graduated a large amount of our players last season so for the first time in many years we have an influx of new players to our roster. We are returning a veteran core from last season’s run to the national championship and our incoming group has a diverse background include college and junior ice hockey experience. We are looking to build on our successes from last season and make another run at a national championship.”

The UNLV roller team is based at the Las Vegas Roller Hockey Center on Sahara Ave. where the Rebels practice and play home games.

UNLV’s 2016-17 roster

Returning players – Terry Martin (goalie), Ian Davis, Steven Scamorza, Logan Sussman, Cody Williams.

New players – Bas Assaf, Nick Giers, Kory Grahl, Ethan Montoya, Jesse Simone, Austin Smith, Alex Wilson

UNLV Schedule

Opening Weekend

November 12 at Las Vegas Roller Hockey Center on Sahara –  vs Santa Barbara 1 pm, Cal Poly 3 pm, Long Beach State 5 pm – “and our premier game of the day” per coach Jaeger – vs ASU 7 pm.

November 19 – Second event at Huntington Beach, California.