Marksmen sign Anthony Yurkins for the 2023-24 season

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Fayetteville Marksmen, proud members of the SPHL, have signed forward Anthony Yurkins for the 2023-24 season. 

Yurkins, 25, joins the Marksmen following his collegiate career at Aurora University. The Staten Island, New York, native previously played for Head Coach Ryan Cruthers in juniors with the Charlotte Rush. 

“I had the privilege of coaching Anthony in the past,” said Cruthers. “He’s a guy that will be an effective two-way forward and help develop our culture on and off the ice. He’ll be someone his teammates can rely on.” 

At Aurora, Yurkins laced up for 39 games and recorded 10 (4G+6A) points. 

“We are very excited to add him to our organization,” said Cruthers. 

The Marksmen will take to the ice on Saturday, Oct. 21 vs. Roanoke in the season’s home opener. 

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With the addition, the 2023-24 Marksmen roster sits at 15 announced players: 



Connor Fries 

Grant Loven 

Brennan Feasey 

John Moncovich 

Ty Readman 

Mitchell Hale 

Jack Patterson 

Merritt Oszytko 

Michael McChesney 

Anthony Yurkins 


Nick Parody 

Brad Jenion 

Joey Berkopec 

Ryan Lieth 


Michael Herringer