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Six Year Veteran, Adrian Trevino, Joins the Empire for 2019

ALBANY, NY- The Albany Empire announce that former AFL Kicker of the Year, Adrian Trevino, has been assigned to the team.  Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed. The free agency signing period for the Arena Football League began on Monday, March 4.

Adrian Trevino, Kicker

Adrian Trevino is no stranger to kicking in the Times Union Center as he experienced the electrifying atmosphere last season as a member of the Philadelphia Soul.  The former Missouri Valley College kicker debuted indoors in the IFL playing with the Green Bay Blizzard in 2012.  Just a year later, the kicker transitioned to the AFL and spent 2013 with the Utah Blaze.  After spending 2014 back with the Blizzard, he returned to the AFL and spent 2015-2016 with the Cleveland Gladiators.  Trevino joined the Philadelphia Soul in 2017 and was a large part of the team’s ArenaBowl winning season being named AFL Kicker of the Year and First Team All-Arena.  Last season, Trevino had another great year with the Soul and was named Second Team All-Arena.  In 2018, Trevino led the League with 78 made extra points at a 94 percent clip and also booted the League-long field goal of 34 yards.

EJ Levenberry, linebacker, has been placed on Recallable Reassignment.

Fans can secure season tickets for the Albany Empire by calling 518-533-2200, by going to, or by stopping by the Empire office located in the Times Union Center. A limited number of great seats are still available!  Want to bring your organization to a game, fundraise, or perform on the field? Group experiences are now on sale.  Call 518-533-2200 for additional information.

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About Albany Empire

Season memberships for the 2019 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Albany Empire sales department at (518) 533-2200 or by going to Follow the team on Facebook at and Twitter at

About the Arena Football League

The Arena Football League enters its 32nd season in 2019. Since its inception in 1987, the AFL showcases a fast-paced, exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets. With the addition of two new teams in Atlantic City, N.J., and Columbus, O.H., the League totals six teams for 2019: Albany, Atlantic City, Columbus, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. Each team will play 12 regular-season games in 2019. One can find the League can on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using the handle @OfficialAFL.

About Times Union Center

Albany’s Times Union Center, formerly Pepsi Arena, continues to have great success. Renamed in January 2007, the Times Union Center is “Upstate New York’s Premier Sports and Entertainment Facility. Owned by Albany County and operated by SMG, the world’s largest private management firm for public assembly facilities, the Times Union Center has an adaptable seating capacity between 6,000 and 17,500. Since Frank Sinatra christened the building on January 30, 1990, more than seven million patrons have walked through the turnstiles. As a multi-purpose facility, the Times Union Center has hosted a variety of events, including concerts, family shows and sporting events, averaging 165 events each year.

About CDPHP®

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 26 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.

About Transfinder

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, Transfinder is a national leader in intelligent transportation systems, providing transportation management systems and services to school districts, municipalities and adult care facilities. Transfinder, an Inc. magazine “fastest-growing company” for the past eleven straight years, has offices in Austin, Texas, and Shanghai, China. The software company develops and supports routing and scheduling solutions for optimal transportation logistics.

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