Apuzzo Drafts U.S. National Team Counterparts in AU Week 2 Draft

PHOTO BY KAIT DEVIR / ATHLETES UNLIMITED


Team Apuzzo was the talk of Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse in Week 1, as Sam Apuzzo’s squad went 3-0 and yielded the next four captains for Week 2.

Apuzzo was, of course, among those four. Tasked with trying to replicate her early success, Apuzzo went to work Monday night in the draft. She selected three teammates from the U.S. women’s national team — Ally Mastroianni, Charlotte North and Lizzie Colson — and that familiarity could lead to more wins this weekend.

Taylor Moreno, Amanda Johansen and Dempsey Arsenault are the other three captains for this week. Here’s how they drafted their teams Monday night.

TEAM APUZZO

1. Sam Apuzzo
2. Ally Mastroianni
3. Charlotte North
|4. Kelsey Huff
5. Lizzie Colson
6. Katie O’Donnell
7. Kayla Wood
8. Sam Geiersbach
9. Kady Glynn
10. Alex Aust Holman
11. Ella Simkins
12. Kerrigan Miller
13. Mira Shane
14. Sydney Pirreca







TEAM MORENO

1. Taylor Moreno
2. Lindsey McKone
3. Jamie Ortega
4. Kelly McPartland
5. Emma Trenchard
6. Jill Girardi
7. Cortney Fortunato
8. Kristen Carr
9. Scottie Rose Growney
10. Mollie Stevens
11. Kyra Pelton
12. Taylor VanThof
13. Molly Little
14. Molly Dougherty

TEAM JOHANSEN

1. Amanda Johansen
2. Haley Warden
3. Lauren Gilbert
4. Becca Block
5. Britt Read
6. Alyssa Parrella
7. Carolina Wakefield
8. Grace Griffin
9. Nicole Levy
10. Katrina Geiger
11. Sammy Jo Tracy
12. Amber McKenzie
13. Molly Wolf
14. Izzy McMahon

TEAM ARSENAULT

1. Dempsey Arsenault
2. Marie McCool
3. Kenzie Kent
4. Ally Kennedy
5. Aurora Cordingley
6. Courtney Taylor
7. Caylee Waters
8. Meg Douty
9. Halle Majorana
10. Ally Palermo
11. Shayna Pirreca
12. Sarah Cooper
13. Paulina DiFatta
14. Sydney Watson

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