2018 New York Empire



Matthew Auletta

"I feel like we left a lot on the table last year. We had a great roster, it just didn't all come together for us week to week. With some minor changes and more consistency this year, I am very optimistic that we can reach more of our potential as a team."




Conor Kline


"I am thankful for the opportunity to lace up for the New York Empire this season. Hard work throughout the offseason and a determined front office will make this a season to remember. I'm looking forward to hitting the ground running with my team in 2018!"




Matt Lemar




Joseph Ouellette

"I'm happy to pass the head coaching duties off to Eileen Murray this season and make a return to the field. She is an exceptional coach and I'm very excited to see what we can accomplish as a team."




Mike Drost

“I’m excited to get back on the field with my teammates and work to get the Empire back in the playoffs in 2018.”



Matthew Stevens


"The franchise is making major strides both on and off the field and I am proud to be a member of the 2018 Team. I love being a part of the Empire and am focused on bringing the best version of myself onto the field. I cannot wait to line up with my teammates and Coach Murray on Opening Day."




Ross Ward


"I'm humbled and excited to suit up again for the Empire in 2018. Looking forward to playing with the best NY can offer and being coached by Eileen Murray. 2018 will be a great year for the NY Empire."


#34 Jake Price


“I'm beyond excited to be back for the 2018 season and for Eileen to be at the helm. She has been really influential in my growth as a player and I couldn't think of a better person to bring us back to the playoffs.”




Ryan Drost


“I'm looking forward to the 2018 season! It's hard for me to believe but it will be my 5th season with the Empire, and I hope to help make it the best one yet.”




Jeff Babbitt



"I'm happy to be back for the 2018 season & excited to be starting fresh with a new head coach Eileen Murray. I'm optimistic about what we can accomplish both on and off the field with her at the helm."




Ben Jagt

“This will be the first full AUDL season I've played in the past 4 seasons and i’m ready to hit the ground running. We've got some excellent young talent along with some savvy veteran players and a good coach, we have all the pieces of a successful team and I'm exited to put them all together this season!”