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The Mission Minor Lacrosse Association has had many talented players come through the ranks since lacrosse began being played years ago.
In the last decade or so, the NCAA has taken more of an interest in players north of the 49th parallel, and that has taken some prestigious schools to our city and our players. That interest has slowly started to bear fruit, as a number of lacrosse players have or will soon take the field and take on some of the best of the best from the U.S.
We already have talent playing south of the border in players such as Dawson Chalifoux, who is in her freshman season at California’s Fresno State University. She will soon be joined in the Division 1 ranks by Shonly Wallace, who recently signed her letter of intent to attend Stony Brook University in New York, another hotbed of women’s lacrosse.
Shonly is a staple at field and box lacrosse practices for any age or skill level in Mission. The dedication towards her craft hasn’t gone unnoticed, and now she’s sharing her knowledge, particularly with our first-ever girls field team. She will be missed while she’s at school, but we can’t wait to watch her thrive in her new surroundings.
The riches hasn’t ended there for Mission players, as two more players have since committed to playing lacrosse at post secondary institutions in the Deep South.
Garret Winter has signed for Div. 2 powerhouse Limestone College Saints, who are based out of Gaffney, South Carolina. Winter has been a standout player with both his box and field lacrosse clubs, and was one of the leading scorers on the Maple Ridge Burrards in the BC Intermediate Lacrosse League this past summer.
He’s a shifty player who can chip in as a midfielder and an attacker, and plays with a style that could make him a fan favourite everywhere he goes. Look for him to be apart of the Port Coquitlam Saints BCJALL club this year as B.C. moves to a five-year junior program.
Fresh off a successful summer with the New Westminster Salmonbellies Intermediate team and other lacrosse-related endeavours, Ethan Symons will attend Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee. Ethan is being rewarded for his extreme work ethic which has always rubbed off on his teammates. That will pay off when he heads down to school.
Ethan can play a number of roles and is willing to do anything in order to help his team win.
With our players continuing to develop and build on their individual and team skills, you can be sure there are many more Mission players headed to university or college to play high-level lacrosse to come.
It was cold and ugly out there but a small but dedicated group came together to show Mission their love for our favourite sport!
Thank you players and our registrar, Shelley Bell, for braving the elements.
Please note there are open positions that need to be filled.
We need a Head referee as well as a field allocator and are always interested in people eager to volunteer within our club. Are you wanting to coach box lacrosse this upcoming season? Learn to ref?
Interested? Send us a note. Please forward any interest to Macaulay.email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. (Please cc other addresses)
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Auction items this month are:
A Samsung S8 Smartphone… valued at $800…
A 12V plug in Cooler …. not really necessary this time of year….
A Traxxs Remote Control Car….
All the above make great Christmas presents, log on and try and grab a deal.
Click on the tab at the top of the page to enter the Team Apparel store. This is a a great place to purchase one off items , such as Hoodies, shirts, phone cases and Lacrosse Moma Apparel !!
All sales of Merchandise helps support our Association. Christmas is coming so lets Kit out our Kids, and Parents also be proud to wear Apparel and support Mission Lacrosse.
The document Misson_Minor_Lacrosse_flyer.pdf was attached to this post.