Club Profile: STEPS Elite

Club Name: STEPS Elite

Club Director(s): Charlie Shoulberg

2014 Schedule (Key Events Participating):

IWLCA Champions Cup, IWLCA Capital Cup, IWLCA Presidents Cup, Summer Classic, Lax Inception, Lax For The Cure, The Rise, US Lacrosse U15 National Championships, Lax by the Sea, Rock the Fields, The Grind.

History of Club:

STEPS Elite has been an established club for 12 + years.

Team Make-Up [Where do the players come from]:

Predominately Central and Northern NJ players with some players from PA and NY.

Noted Accomplishments [Top Honors or Tournament Finishes, 2013]:

2 STEPS Alumni on the Tewaarton Watchlist

3 STEPS Alumni honored at the White House

US Lacrosse U15 – Bronze Medalist

2016 Blue Undefeated fall season against some of the toughest competition in the country.

Best of the Beach tournament sweep – Won championships in all age groups participated in. (’16,’17,’18,’19,’20)

Lax By The Sea – 2016 Division Championship

The Northern Rise – Runner up in 2016 Division

Rock The Fields – 2016 Division Champion

Lead All Clubs in Fundraising at Lax For The Cure.

STEPS Elite has raised over $275,000 in the fight against breast cancer in 6 years.

Top 2 2015 Players:

Name:   Mallory Weisse

Position: Goalie

Description (What kind of player are they? Strengths and style):

A truly outstanding goaltender with great communication and field presence.

Future College: Northwestern

 

Name: Kady Glynn

Position: Goalie

Description (What kind of player are they? Strengths and style):

A “GAMER” for sure. Great stopper and uncanny ability to make the difficult save.

Future College: Loyola

Top 2 2016 Players:

Name: Sarah Szynal

Position: Attack

Description (What kind of player are they? Strengths and style):

Fantastic stick skills, Great finisher, High Lacrosse IQ. Makes everyone aroung her better.

Future College: Northwestern

Name: Julie Krupnick

Position: Goalie

Description (What kind of player are they? Strengths and style):

One of the most athletic goalies to play the position. Excellent work ethic. Cat like hands. Natural leader.

Future College: Northwestern

Top 2 2017 Players:

Name: Allison Mastroianni

Position: Midfield

Description (What kind of player are they? Strengths and style):

Tall, fast, strong, great dodger and shooter. A match up nightmare. Can run all day.

Future College: North Carolina

Name: Hannah Cermack

Position: Midfield

Description (What kind of player are they? Strengths and style):

A do it all mid-fielder, great on groundballs, on defense and in transition. Very unselfish. Natural competitor.

Future College: Undecided