CLUB PROFILE: Team 180

Club Name:  Team 180

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Club Director:   Sam Bartron

 

2014 Schedule:

Champions Cup, Capital Cup, Western Cup, U15 National Championship, Rivalry Challenge, Presidents Cup, SandStorm Tournament

 

History of Club:

Team 180 was started 10 years ago with only one team of highly motivated players, families and coaches. Since that time the program has grown to be the leading girlʼs lacrosse club west of the Mississippi. Team 180 has placed over 120 athletes into NCAA programs across the country and trains over 300 girls in 1st through 12th grade.

 

Team Make-up:

Team 180 players come from all along the front range of Colorado, including Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs.

 

Noted Accomplishments/Top Honors of Tournament Finishes, 2013:

*  Team180 ʼ15 Won SandStorm 2013

*  Team 180 ʼ16 Yellow (beat Team 180 ʼ16 Black) & Won SandStorm Tournament 2013

*  Team 180 ʼ18 Won SandStorm 2013

*  Team 180 ʼ16 Black undefeated at Champions Cup 2013

*  Team 180 ʼ14 undefeated at Champions Cup 2013

*  Team 180 ʼ16 Yellow undefeated at Western Cup 2013

*Team 180 ʼ16 Yellow undefeated at Capital Cup 2013

*  Team 180 ʼ15 undefeated at Presidentʼs Cup

*  Gianna Ossello (Team180ʼ14)and KendraLanuza (Team180ʼ15)were selected to participate in the Inaugural Nike Ride. Gianna Ossello wa snamed“ Best Defender”and made Inside Lacrosse“Ten Who Impressed List.”

*  Sixteen players from Team 180 were selected to represent the Colorado One National Team (squad size 20)at the National Girls Lacrosse Tournament

*  Five Team 180 players were named All-American in 2013

*  Team180ʼ14(the clubʼs senior class) comprises 23 girls: 10 have been recruited to play division one lacrosse, two have been recruited to play division2 and nine have been recruited to play division3 lacrosse.

 

Quote from Club Director, Sam Bartron

“It is incredibly exciting to see the tremendous growth of girlʼs lacrosse in Colorado over the last decade. Our players continue to be our inspiration and our motivation.They are the reason we work our hardest to provide the most up beat, positive experience that fosters team work,personal development and a passion for lacrosse.”

 

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Top 2015 Players:

Kendra Lanuza                    Midfield                      Future College: DU Description:

Kendra is a fast and gritty midfielder with an excellent finish. At the end of the game, you want Kendra on the field. She makes things happen.

 

Allie Popelar                         Midfield                      Future College:Tampa Description:

Allie is a hard-working and versatile midfielder with excellent field vision. She is poised and demonstrates great leadership in offense and defense.

 

Top 2016 Players:

Emma Richards                  Midfield                      Future College:DU Description:

Emma is a powerful midfielder with the utmost passion for the game. She handles pressure and steps up in crucial game situations.She transitions the ball well and is consistently the first midfielder in on defense. She has heart.

 

Kathleen Roe                       Midfield                      Futur eCollege: Notre Dame Description:

Kathleen is fast. She is a game changer. She is a pure midfielder, who positively impacts the game in offense and defense. She is driven and focused.

 

 

Top 2017 Players:

Sydney Prokupek                 Midfield                      Future College:Undecided
Description:

Sydney is extremely c oachable and committed. She works hard for herself, but more importantly she works hard for her team.She has a strong presence on the field from the very first whistle to the last. She has a wicked left hand shot.

 

Bridget utter                       Goal                             Future College:Undecided
Description:

Bridget is a force to be reckoned with in goal. She is calm and collected, yet has incredibly quick hands. Bridget makes big saves at big moments. She is a clutch player. She has a bright future ahead in the sport.