New York Empire (AUDL)

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New York Empire
New York Empire Team Logo.jpg
Founded 2013
League American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL)
Based in New York City, New York
Owner NY Empire AUDL, LLC
Head coach Eileen Murray
Overall record 46-27

The New York Empire is an open ultimate team in the American Ultimate Disc League based in New York City. They are in the Eastern Division with the DC Breeze, Montreal Royal, Ottawa Outlaws, Philadelphia Phoenix, and Toronto Rush. The team was introduced in the 2013 Season of the AUDL. The Empire plays its home games at MCU Park in the borough of Brooklyn, with some contests being played on Randall's Island.

2016 season[1][edit]

Week Date Pull Opponent Results Team Record Venue
1 Bye
2 April 9 4:30 p.m. Ottawa Outlaws W 24-19 1-0 Home
3 April 17 Montreal Royal W 21-19 2-0 Home
4 Bye
5 April 30 Philadelphia Phoenix W 28-16 3-0 Home
6 May 7 DC Breeze L 22-23 (2OT) 3-1 Away
7 May 14 Toronto Rush L 14-22 3-2 Away
May 15 Montreal Royal W 17-12 4-2 Away
8 May 21 DC Breeze L 14-15 4-3 Home
9 Bye
10 June 4 Philadelphia W 32-17 5-3 Away
June 5 Toronto Rush L 21-27 5-4 Home
11 June 11 DC Breeze L 26-27 (2OT) 5-5 Away
12 June 19 Philadelphia Phoenix W 28-13 6-5 Home
13 June 25 Ottawa Outlaws W 23-21 7-5 Home
14 July 2 Ottawa Outlaws Away
July 3 Toronto Rush Away
15 Bye

2016 roster[edit]

No. First Name Last Name Position
0 Jaime Perez D Cutter
1 Brendan Awerbuch O Handler
2 Sean Keegan O Cutter
3 Josh Alorro O Handler
4 Matt Auletta O Handler
6 Gary Dixon D Handler
7 Taylor Brooks O Cutter
10 Markian Kuzmowycz O Cutter
11 Tim Kominos D Cutter
12 Matt LeMar D Handler
13 Joe Babbino O Cutter
14 Joe Ouellette D Cutter
15 Kevin Norton O Cutter
16 Mike Drost D Cutter
17 Matt Stevens O Cutter
19 Ben Ivers D Cutter
20 John Wodatch O Handler
21 Ross Ward D Cutter
23 Ryan Holmes D Cutter
25 Sam Taylor D Cutter
26 Ian Guerin D Cutter
27 Lionel Wininger O Handler
31 Chris Kocher O Handler
32 Leo Pepper O Cutter
36 Matt Wiener O Cutter
41 Billy Katz O Handler
42 John Geraghty D Cutter
44 Owen Murphy O Handler
46 Ruo Ye D Handler
60 Chris Mazur D Handler
77 Clark Cofer D Cutter
80 Ryan Drost D Cutter
87 Jeff Babbitt D Cutter
-- Ben Faust Injured Reserve
-- Matt McLaughlin Practice Squad
-- Jesse Rice Practice Squad
-- Ignacio Yz Injured Reserve

Matt "Pippin" Auletta, Taylor Brooks, Ian Guerin, and Matt LeMar are the captains of the team for 2016 season. Tom Gibbons is the head coach, with Joel Pitney serving in the role of Assistant Coach for his 1st season.

Record[edit]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Reg. Season Playoffs Finish
2013 11-5 (2nd in East) 1-1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2014 10-4 (2nd in East) 1-1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2015 11-3 (2nd in East) 1-1 Lost in Quarter-Finals
2016 7-5 (3rd in East) 0-0

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