SPRING 2015 TOURNAMENT SEASON
SHOOTOUT FOR SOLDIERS
PURE'S ATHLETES ARE ACCOMPLISHING GREATNESS IN THE CLASSROOM
Pure Lacrosse competed at 4 tournaments this season in the "A" bracket. They went 13-5 overall and had the most dominating defense, only giving up 6.2 goals on average per game. Pure Lacrosse has proven that they can compete with the best clubs, going 28-9-1 through 2 seasons and winning 4 championships!
Tournament season began at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD, where Pure went 4-1 at the Mid-Atlantic Championships. Their only loss was to a tough Yellow Jacket team in the playoffs. Defense was on display at the tournament where Pure gave up an average of only 6 goals per game in the 2021 division.
In addition, Pure Lacrosse went 4-0 and are the All American Showcase Champions for the second year running. The defense was outstanding again, giving up only 18 goals through four games, with only three goals given up in the championship game.
The final tournament this season was the 2015 Club National Championship. Pure Lacrosse went 3-2, and, after making it through a tough tournament bracket, Pure won the championship game beating the Redshirts 10-7.
Pure Lacrosse raised nearly $4000 for Shootout for Soldiers. This event was held in Baltimore and supports various charitable oraganizations who goal is to support military members as they transition to civilian life. The girls played for the Stars and were able to add 3 goals in their 17 minutes of play. The 24 hour lacrosse event was able to raise $201,300. A special thank you to Mother's Peninsula Grille in Arnold and Rita's in Cape St. Claire, who both helped with the fundraising.
Pure Lacrosse has two history buffs on the team. Noemi, defensive wing, was the trophy winner for her school's contest with a project entitled, The Orphan Train. Her project will now move onto the state competition. Ella, defense, qualified as a finalist in the National History Bee competition.
In addition, you can see Ainsley, defensive wing, in Magothy River Middle's production of Seussical the Musical. Show dates are May 1st and 2nd.
Many of the girls have received academic honors this quarter at school:
Ainsley - Principal's Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)
Ella - Principal's Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)
Noemi - Principal's Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)
Taylor - Distinguished Honor Roll
Tracy - Distinguished Honor Roll