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Rattlers to play Home Games at Capelli Sport Stadium

January 19, 2017
ROCHESTER, NY (January 19, 2017) – The Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the team will play its 2017 home games at Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester.

"We are excited to have Major League Lacrosse and the Rochester Rattlers return to the stadium they previously called home for over ten years,” Rochester Rhinos owners David and Wendy Dworkin said in statement to league. “The Rattlers will bring additional excitement and their loyal fan base to one of the premier outdoor entertainment venues in western New York.”

Rochester will play its 2017 home opener on Thursday, May 11 against the Charlotte Hounds. The Rattlers will also face Florida, Chesapeake, Atlanta, Boston, Denver and Ohio at Capelli Sport Stadium this year.

The 13,000-seat venue hosted Rattlers games between 2006 and 2015. It also hosted the 2007 MLL Championship Game in which the Philadelphia Barrage earned the Steinfeld Trophy with a 16-13 win over the Los Angeles Riptide.

Rochester Rattlers 2017 Home Games

Date                              Opponent
Thursday, May 11         Charlotte Hounds
Saturday, May 20          Florida Launch
Saturday, June 10         Chesapeake Bayhawks
Saturday, June 24         Atlanta Blaze
Saturday, July 15          Boston Cannons
Thursday, July 20          Denver Outlaws
Saturday, August 5        Ohio Machine

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About Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, was founded by Jake Steinfeld and is headquartered in Boston. MLL has continued to lead the sport of lacrosse into the mainstream of competitive team sports over the past 17 years. The league is made up of nine teams: The Atlanta Blaze, Boston Cannons, Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Denver Outlaws, Florida Launch, New York Lizards, Ohio Machine and Rochester Rattlers.