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Hounds Name 25-Man Roster and 6-Man Practice Squad

March 19, 2016
The Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse today announced the 25-man active roster that the team will begin with for the 2014 season. While 25 players are considered active, teams are allowed to dress only 19 players on gameday. In addition to the 25-man active roster, each team is granted a practice squad of up to six players. MLL players currently participating in the National Lacrosse League or coaching collegiately will be placed on the MLL inactive list until their seasons are complete. The Hounds roster breaks down as follows:

25-Man Active Roster


Joe Cummings

Matt Danowski

Dean Gibbons

Ryan Young

Offensive Midfield

Anthony Biscardi

Pat Byrnes

Davey Emala

John Haus

Mike Sawyer

Jake Tripucka

Matt White


Tim Fallon

Defensive Midfield

Casey Cittadino

Kevin Drew

Josh Hawkins

Peter Mezzanotte

Long-stick Midfield

Dillon Ayers

Ryan Flanagan

Mason Poli


Michael McCormack

Brett Schmidt

Jake Smith

Spencer Wims


Pierce Bassett

Mike Gabel

MLL Inactive

Adam Ghitelman

Geoff Snider

Practice Squad

Bill Blakely (A/M)

Corey Bulken (M/FO)

Nico Capron (D)

Zach Cummings (M)

Kyle Miller (D)

The Hounds (7-7 and MLL Championship runner-ups in 2013) begin the 2014 season at home against the Ohio Machine (2-12 in 2013) on Saturday, April 26 at 7:00pm. Tickets are available for purchase at or by calling 704-206-1515. Media outlets that would like to obtain press credentials may do so through Hounds Gameday Communications Assistant Jillian Fay. She can be reached via e-mail at or by phone at 585-993-4321.