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LFA Lacrosse Reaches Its First Brine National Cup Final

LFA Lacrosse are Brine National Cup Finalists

LFA Lacrosse Is 2021 Brine National Cup Finalist

Lou Fusz Athletic (LFA) Lacrosse made a historic run at the 2021 Brine National Cup. Our Blue Star Elite team reached the final match against Burning River. While our team finished second, the girls’ style of play proved to be a tough challenge for their opponents. Moreover, LFA Lacrosse was able to make history as the only Missouri club ever to be broadcasted on ESPN.

“I’m so proud of what this team was able to achieve at the National Cup. They’ve worked so hard to get to this point and to be able to play on ESPN is incredible. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity and experience that will stick with these kids for the rest of their lives. These girls have left such a legacy at Lou Fusz and they’ve inspired the younger generation to dream big!”

Natalie Simpson

LFA Girls’ Lacrosse Director

The Brine National Cup is the country’s most prestigious national club lacrosse tournament. It provides the opportunity for High School, Middle School and Youth level club teams to exhibit their lacrosse skills against the best competition in the nation. Only the best teams in the nation are showcased on ESPN alongside the best female athletes in the world.

“The dream for every lacrosse player is to get a chance to be on ESPN and play on national TV! LFA Blue Star Elite achieved something that 99.99% of lacrosse players don’t. We couldn’t be more proud of this dedicated group of athletes and families. This team’s hard work, and commitment are unmatched. They have set an example for all of our younger teams and players.”

Todd Dillon

LFA Executive Lacrosse Director

We’d like to recognize Kharis Perona, college recruit for Rockhurst University and one of our top players. Kharis played in the National Cup All-Star game. Kharis was a standout in the game, making plays all over the field. We’re proud to be one of very few clubs to qualify for nationals in the Midwest. Our Blue Star Elite squad played against and defeated top teams in the nation to get to this level. We cannot wait to represent Missouri again next year.

“The National Cup was special and competitive for our elite team! Throughout the tournament everything was connecting with our players from key draws to winning saves in net. We defeated the team that beat us back in the qualifiers. Our team’s chemistry and drive in Tampa was unmatched and allowed us to succeed on a big stage.”

Erica Ely

LFA Blue Star Elite Assistant Coach

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