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05/12/2014 - 10:47am

(May 12, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Joe Walters and Ann Marie Leonardi of Hurricanes Lacrosse will join news anchor Mark Gruba on WROC-TV Tuesday at noon to talk about anti-bullying. Walters will also preview Game Two of the East Division Finals, which will take place on Saturday, May 17th against the Buffalo Bandits.

The anti-bullying program, which is presented by Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning and Wellington Steele & Associates, has reached over 5,000 kids this season. The next event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 20th at 10:30 a.m. at the Hillside Crestwood Children's Center.

The “We Got Your Back” anti-bullying program, which was founded by Ann Marie Leonardi of Hurricanes Lacrosse, was supported by the Knighthawks players and staff. Since the program started in October 2012, the Knighthawks have visited over 8,000 kids. If you would like to learn more about the team’s anti-bullying program, visit

On Saturday, fans can watch Joe Walters and the Knighthawks as they battle their biggest rivals, the Buffalo Bandits, at 7:30 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks will have a chance to even the series and force a 10-minute mini-game. The winner of the East Division Finals will advance to the 2014 Champion’s Cup Finals.

Playoff Tickets are currently on sale at Individual playoff tickets range in price from $17 to $22 prior to the day of the game. Game day tickets are $25 and $30. To experience the excitement of playoff lacrosse, please call (585) 454-4295.

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