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Florida Flight Announce 2012 Roster

May 10, 2012 - Continental Basketball League (CBL) - Florida Flight News Release

(Orlando, FL) - The Florida Flight have announced their opening day roster, it was announced today by Flight General Manager Rabon Smith.

The Flight will return 7 players from last year's championship- contending team, which will also include 2 mainstays from the Flight's inaugural 2010 season roster: Ernest Jones and Garvin Gordon. Jacob Carver, also a member of the inaugural team, could possibly join the team after recovering from off-season ankle surgery.

The 2012 roster will include:

10 Ernest Jones G 6-0 190 Florida State (NCAA I)

22 Gregory St. Remy G 6-3 200 Webber International (NAIA I)

33 Jonathan Adamson G/F 6-4 210 Elmira College (NCAA III)

23 Garvin Gordon G/F 6-6 230 University of Hartford (NCAA I)

13 Adam Waldo F/C 6-8 250 Belmont University (NCAA I)

34 Ron Peterson F/C 6-7 250 Apopka* (HS)

5 Marcus Patterson G 6-3 200 Livingstone College (NCAA II)

20 Corey Williams G 6-4 190 Allen University (NAIA I)

07 Jonathan Castaneda G 6-0 170 Warner Southern (NAIA II)

02 Jason Oileke G/F 6-4 200 Lakeshore* (HS)

32 Shannon Diamond F/C 6-8 240 Flagler College (NCAA II)

25 Kene Anusionwu F/C 6-8 215 Bethune-Cookman (NCAA I)

"We are returning the core group that finished very strong last season," said Smith. "Our goal is to give Avalon Park their first ever professional sports championship this year."

The Florida Flight regular season starts Saturday, May 12th, with the Flight hosting the Palm Beach Titans. The game will take place at Avalon Middle School, nestled in the Avalon Park community in east Orlando.

Tickets are just $10, with children five and under enjoying free admission. This season, a portion of every ticket will go towards the "Bithlo Needs a Bus" fundraiser campaign. Florida Flight "Frequent Flyer" Season tickets are also available for $30, as is the family four-pack of the same ticket for only $100.

The mission of the Florida Flight is to utilize the platform of professional basketball to invest in the lives of others. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit www.flighthoops.com . For ticket purchasing inquiries, email [email protected] . For sponsorship information, email [email protected] . For more information about the Florida Basketball Association, please visit www.thefba.com .

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