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January 31, 2007 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Manchester Wolves News Release




The Manchester Wolves arenafootball2 team are inviting all fans to come down to the Pheasant Lane Mall, Four Seasons Court area, in Nashua N.H. this Saturday at 2p.m. to take in the Lady Wolf Pack dance team final auditions! The event will include celebrity guests, introduction of new and returning Wolves players, prizes, merchandise, tickets and of course your favorite mascot Blitz!

The Lady Wolf Pack, who will be entering their fourth year as the Wolves' dance team, will have to make their final cuts from a talented group of 30 girls and the whole process will take place right before everyone's eyes!

Sunday's select group of finalists will include a number of girls from last year's Wolves dance team, University of New Hampshire dance team members and even a few former Patriots cheerleaders. The full list of dancers who reached the final round is as follows:

Christy Dunn (Laconia, NH)

Brooke Bowlin (Goffstown, NH)

Bridget Wickes (Boston, MA)

Cara Silva (Londonderry, NH)

Elana Pierro (N. Hampton, NH)

Jennifer Cantino (Boston, MA)

Jennifer Saucier (Derry, NH)

Adriana Talatinian (Manchester, MA)

Rebecca Waitt (Londonderry, NH)

Kassie Fraser (Rochester, NH)

Brandi Mellor (Pembroke, NH)

Lindsey Watson (Hillsborough, NH)

Alyssa Vachon (Somersworth, NH)

Erica Gilbert (Laconia, NH)

Christina Tonas (Manchester, NH)

Alicia Yopchick (Bradford, MA)

Michelle Dupont (Deering, NH)

Elise Favreau (Manchester, NH)

Brianna Kounelas (Bedford, NH)

Angela Snow (Manchester, NH)

Leah Gerrette (Boston, MA)

Felicia Garcia (Nashua, NH)

Holly Anderson (Laconia, NH)

Amber Gamache (Weare, NH)

Sarah Senna (Tewksbury, MA)

Jessica Lencki (Goffstown, NH)

Erika Lambie (N. Reading, MA)

Debbie Molloy (Manchester, NH)

Maria Salanitro (Gilford, NH)

Kim Vallee (Goffstown, NH)

The girls will be trying to impress the panel of celebrity judges expected to be on hand February 3, for the final audition at the Pheasant Lane Mall (Four Seasons Court), which includes: Charlie Sherman (610AM WGIR), Jim Fennell (The Union Leader), Patti Foxx (WZID), Pete Tarrier (WGAM), Sapna Pathak (The Neighborhood News), Cynthia Harrington (NH State Dept.), Patty Vilela (Former New England Patriots Cheerleader), Nick Carpinelli (Rock 101), George Copadis (Dept. of Labor), Charlene Joyce (film producer), Eric Baxter (Manchester Daily Express), Quinn Kingston (New England Patriots Cheerleader) and "Blitz," the Wolves official mascot.

"This is always an exciting event, and we're happy to bring it back to Nashua this year," said Wolves General Manager Angelo Mazzella. "I think the girls will give the crowd a great show and impress everyone on hand."

Members of the team's front office staff will have season ticket information and merchandise available at the event for purchase and will be there to answer any questions fans may have.



Fans, as if the Lady Wolf Pack auditions were enough to entertain you, the Wolves are also bringing out members of the 2007 Manchester Wolves arenafootball2 team!

This will be your first chance to meet both players and coaches of the 2007 Manchester Wolves arenafootball2 team!

Players and coaches expected to be on hand this Saturday are as follows:

Ari Confesor #10 - Ari is a graduate of the College of Holy Cross where he was a third team All-American as a senior. He will enter his second year with the Wolves.

DeShon Stovall #90 OL/DL- DeShon is a graduate of the University of Akron and will enter his third year with the Wolves.

David Bailey #3 WR/DB- David Bailey is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire where he was a four year letter winner as a receiver and kick returner. Bailey will enter his third year for the Wolves.

Lamar Bryant #54 OL/DL- Lamar is a graduate of the University of Maryland where he was a four year starter at guard and second team All-ACC performer as a junior. Bryant will enter his third year for the Wolves.

Jarrail Jackson - Jarrail is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma where he played four years and ranks second in school history with 1,238 punt return yards. He spent part of three seasons in the Arena Football League playing for the Buffalo Destroyers and Austin Wranglers. In 2006 for OKC, he caught 125 passes for 1,541 yards and 37 touchdowns (all team highs)...Amassed 1,349 yards on 68 kick return attempts, two for touchdowns, 3,221 all-purpose yards ranked him first in af2. Jarrail also Earned First Team National Conference, ALL-af2 Offensive Specialist Award for his efforts on the field. This will be Jarrail's first year with the Manchester Wolves!

Shawn Brady - Shawn is a graduate of Northeastern University. At NU, Shawn played four years and finished with a record of 26-15. He is one of the most decorated quarterbacks for the Huskies in school history as he currently ranks second in passing yards (6,630), second in pass completions (462), first in touchdown passes (54), third in completion percentage (54.5%), and second in total offense (6,999). This will be Shawn's first year with the Manchester Wolves!

Coach Mark Page- Coach Page joins the Wolves again for his fourth season as assistant coach. His main tasks with the Wolves include working with the offensive and defensive lines. Page is also a decorated police officer for his hometown of Londonderry, who started his career in law enforcement in 1982. This Londonderry, NH native played football while in high school at both Londonderry High (two years) and Pinkerton Academy (two years).

Coach Ryan Ray- Ryan Ray enters his third season with the Manchester Wolves as their Line Coach. His main tasks with the Wolves will include working with the offensive and defensive lines. Ray's 2006 offensive line led the arenafootball2 league in least sacks allowed with a near record-low of five. Ray has spent the last ten years as a high school coach in New Hampshire. He is currently the new head coach for Central High School "Little Green," where he led them to an impressive 8-4 record and a 31-14 Turkey Bowl victory over Manchester rival West High School during his first year. Ryan played for the University of Maine from 1992-1996 where he was a three year starter on the offensive line.

Come on down this Saturday and grab the first autograph of the 2007 season!

Don't miss the Wolves fourth season of hard-hitting arenafootball2 action on Brady Sullivan Field at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. starting on April 21, against the expansion Fort Wayne Fusion!



Manchester Wolves fans, Feb. 13th is the cut off date to get your SOUVENIR SEASON TICKETS! If you havent renewed or purchased your 2007 Manchester Wolves arenafootball2 season tickets yet then you have to hustle in order to make the deadline for print!

Don't get left off the list and settle for an ordinary ticket stub, contact a Manchester Wolves Ticket Account Representative today or see them this Saturday at the Mall!

For more information on the Manchester Wolves, fans can contact the Wolves office at 603.627.WOLF (9653) or visit them on the web at

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