BayHawks Trim Roster to 13

Erie, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, November 9 – The Erie BayHawks have trimmed their training camp roster to 13 by releasing three players today: guards Frank Tolbert and Jimmy Conyers, and center Jared Carter.

Tolbert was a returning player who appeared in 18 games with the BayHawks last season, and Conyers and Carter were selected in this year’s draft taken in the 8th and 6th rounds respectively.

The team’s training camp continues this week as they prepare to travel to Fort Wayne for an exhibition game with the rival Mad Ants on Saturday night at 7 pm. Teams must set their final roster of ten by 5 p.m. ET on November 18.

The BayHawks open the regular season on Friday, November 19 when they face the Springfield Armor at 7:00 pm at the Tullio Arena. Season tickets and group fan experience packages can be purchased by contacting the team at 814-790-5600. Individual game tickets can be purchased at the Tullio Arena box office or at ticketmaster.com.

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