Thunderbirds Finalize Opening Day Roster
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 26, 2009 - Following a six point victory in their preseason contest last night, the Albuquerque Thunderbirds have finalized their opening night roster for the 2009-10 season. Center Shagari Alleyne and forward Shane Edwards were released in the final cuts of this year's training camp. The roster now stands at 10.
Name Position Height Weight College Status
Antoine Agudio Guard 6-3 195 Hofstra Returning
Tony Danridge Guard/Forward 6-5 210 New Mexico Allocated
Erek Hansen Center 6-11 210 Iowa Draft Pick
Jason Horton Guard 6-2 185 Missouri Tryout
Yaroslav Korolev Forward 6-8 225 Russia Draft Pick
Keith McLeod Guard 6-2 190 Bowling Green Returning
Kevin Pittsnogle Forward/Center 6-11 250 West Virginia Allocated
Carlos Powell Forward 6-7 225 South Carolina Draft Pick
Chad Toppert Guard 6-6 210 New Mexico Draft Pick
Cory Underwood Forward/Center 6-10 230 Southern Returning
The T-Birds will begin the 2009-10 season against the Bakersfield Jam on Friday, Nov. 27 at 7:00 p.m. The team will then play the Los Angeles D-Fenders on Nov. 28 at 7:00 pm.
Thunderbirds Season Tickets and mini plans are still available for as low as $4 per game. Call 505.265.3865 or visit www.abqtbirds.com for more information. Make plans now to be at Opening Weekend, Nov. 27 and 28.
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