1997-98 Buffalo Blizzard Roster

National Professional Soccer League (NPSL)
Team Record: 21-19
in the NPSL's North Division
Postseason: 0-2
Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Carlos Salguero (21-19)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 156,674, Avg. 7,834 in 20 home dates
1997-98 Buffalo Blizzard Statistics

The Buffalo Blizzard of the National Professional Soccer League ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 21 wins and 19 losses in the NPSL's North Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Blizzard scored 263 goals and conceded 257. Rudy Pikuzinski netted 53 goals for Buffalo, while Andrew Crawford, Jimmy Glenn, Doug Miller, Randy Pikuzinski and Armando Valdivia each tallied fifteen or more, too. Randy Pikuzinski recorded 44 assists. Bill Andracki topped the squad with 19 wins and a team-best 6 goals against average, pacing goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Carlos Salguero coached the team. The 1997-98 Buffalo Blizzard lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill AndrackiGMay 25, 19695'11"175Prince William, VA
David BanksDDecember 17, 19675'11"170Wigan, England
Alfredo Chirillo
Andrew Crawford
Bobby Dinunzio
Michael Dinunzio
Chris FoxJuly 30, 19745'10"172Marietta, GA
Michael GaileyF5'8"170
Jimmy GlennFAugust 9, 19725'11"180San Antonio, TX
Mike Kirmse
Thor LeeDJune 5, 19656'0"165Long Beach, CA
Ryan LevesqueMay 8, 1974
Lalo MaradonaFNovember 29, 1966Lanus, Argentina
Andrew McKayM5'8"165
Doug MillerFMay 5, 19695'8"158Newark, NJ
Nassim OlabiDJuly 30, 19675'8"155Kumba, Cameroon Cameroon
Randy PikuzinskiFJune 6, 19655'6"130Buffalo, NY
Rudy PikuzinskiFJune 6, 19655'9"156Buffalo, NY
Jeff Popp
Steve QuinonesG
Marco RiziDSeptember 15, 19686'1"185Toronto, ON
Rick TitusDMarch 10, 19696'1"175Mississauga, ON
Armando ValdiviaMNovember 18, 19705'8"155Guadalajara, Mexico
Alex Villalobos
Evan Whitson