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GIRLS

Seattle Starz is committed to helping athletes get better on and off the field. Our youth teams focus on creating a strong foundation of stick skills, lacrosse IQ and teamwork. Starz HS teams build upon the fundamentals by implementing game strategies and situational awareness while competing with the best in the country. We help athletes who want to play at the next level by guiding them through the recruiting process and providing opportunities to showcase their abilities in front of collegiate coaches at national level tournaments.

SUMMER 2021 TEAMS

2022 ELITE

2023 ELITE

2024 ELITE

2025 ELITE

2025 SELECT

2026 ELITE

2027/28 UNITED

SUMMER 2021 TOURNAMENTS

NE Cup 2021

IWLCA NEW ENGLAND CUP

June 26-27 | Amherst, MA
2022 Elite
2023 Elite
2024 Elite

The-Surge

THE SURGE

July 16-18 | Frederica, DE
2022 Elite
2023 Elite
2024 Elite

IWLCA West Coast Cup

IWLCA WEST COAST CUP

July 24-25 | San Jose, CA
2022 Elite
2023 Elite
2024 Elite

park city showdown

ADRLN PARK CITY SHOWDOWN

June 24-26 | Park City, UT
2025 Elite
2025 Select
2026 Elite
2027/28 United

legends meltdown

LEGENDS MELTDOWN

July 10-11 | Corona, CA
2025 Elite
2025 Select
2026 Elite
2027/28 United

rose city showdown

ROSE CITY SHOWDOWN

July 17-18 | Portland, OR
2025 Elite
2025 Select
2026 Elite
2027/28 United

SUMMER 2021 TRYOUTS

Tryout Info

  • Saturday, February 6th
  • Issaquah Central Park Field 2
  • Tryout Fee $40

Teams

HS GIRLS - 2022 | 2023 | 2024

  • 11th - 9th Grade ( 2020/21 School Year)
  • Check In & Warm Up- 8:30am
  • Parent Q & A: 8:45am
  • Tryout 9:00-10:30am

YOUTH GIRLS - 2025 | 2026 | 2027 | 2028 

  • 8th - 5th Grade ( 2020/21 School Year)
  • Check In & Warm Up- 11:00am
  • Parent Q & A: 11:15am
  • Tryout 11:30-1:00pm

Tentative Tournaments

HS GIRLS 

  • IWLCA New England Cup | June 26-27th
  • The Surge | July 16-18th
  • IWLCA West Coast Cup | July 24-25th

YOUTH GIRLS  

  • Park City | June 24-26th
  • Legends Meltdown | July 10-11th
  • Rose City | July 17-18th

 

GIRLS COACHES

KATIE BUCY - HS GIRLS DIRECTOR, grew up in Sammamish, Washington and played for Issaquah Girls Lacrosse and Seattle Starz. She was recruited to play at Lindenwood University and was named an WCLA D2 All-American her junior year after transferring to play at Washington State University. Along the way, she served as the President of WSU Women's Lacrosse Club for 3 years. Pursuing her goals in sports health and medicine, she graduated with a BS in Kinesiology and minor in Strength and Conditioning. After graduation, Katie's passion for the sport and interest in helping the next generation of Washington's youth players, led her to being named Varsity Head Coach for Issaquah HS Girls Lacrosse.

DANIELLE MORGAN - YOUTH GIRLS DIRECTOR is a Washington native, and a 2017 graduate of Aurora University in Aurora, IL. During her time in college, Danielle was on the inaugural AU Women’s Lacrosse team as a four-year starter, and captain her sophomore, junior, and senior years. She played on the USA Athletes International Lacrosse team in the 2015 “Down Under Lacrosse Tournament” in Melbourne, Australia. She also made MWLC 1st Team All Conference for Defense and Midfield two years in a row. After receiving her B.A in Secondary Education, Danielle was the assistant women’s lacrosse coach for Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. She has also had coaching stints with IWLGA in Illinois, and LaxNW in Oregon before joining the Starz and Mercer Island staff, where she has been since returning to WA.

ELIZABETH ANDREWS is a Bellevue native and Seattle Starz program alum of 6 years. She graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Economics and minors in History, Public Health and Urban & Environmental Policy. Andrews competed for four years at midfield for Occidental's NCAA DIII program receiving SCIAC All-Academic Team for two seasons.

OLIVIA BEAN grew up in Puyallup, WA,played for the Puyallup Lacrosse Club for six years and was a four year varsity starter. Bean was also a starting player for the club lacrosse teams at Washington State University and Central Washington University. In the fall of 2018, she graduated with an Anthropology B.A. and returned to Western Washington. Olivia was the head offensive coach for SuperStix Lacrosse during their 2020 season and is part of the high school coaching staff for Mount Si Lacrosse.

ASHLEY BLANTON is an Issaquah native who played lacrosse for Eastside Catholic and Seattle Starz. She graduated with a double major in Public Relations and Communication Management from La Salle University (Philadelphia) in 2019 where she earned an athletic scholarship to play NCAA DI Lacrosse. During her time at La Salle, Ashley tied for second on the school record board for most games played in a career. Ashley earned many accolades, including being named to the Atlantic-10 All-Academic Team, Team Captain, IWLCA Zag Sports Division I Academic Honor Roll, and Atlantic-10 Commissioners Honor Roll. Ashley currently works as a program support coordinator at PACCAR Parts.

HANNA DALRYMPLE graduated from St. Mary’s College in California in May 2018. She play 3 seasons on the D1 NCAA squad before the school reclassified the team to a club sport. Dalrymple started every game her sophomore and junior year and was team captain her last two seasons as a Gael. In her final year at St. Mary’s, Hanna was the president and for a brief period team coach of a club which made it to nationals in it’s inaugural club season. Dalrymple is the Varsity Head Coach for Snohomish Girls Lacrosse.

STEVIE MCNESBY is the head varsity coach for Eastside Catholic. The former Holy Names (NCAA D2) Tiger was named to the CACC All-Conference team four times ( twice on the second-team, twice to the first-team) and to the CACC All-Tournament team twice. She was the CACC Rookie of the Year in 2010, the Player of the Year in 2012 and a D2 Athletic Directors Association Academic award recipient in 2015 (as a member of the Women’s Soccer team). Prior to moving to Seattle, McNesby coached at Agnes Irwin Academy, Ultimate Lacrosse, Holy Names and was a Local Development Officer for the Stockport Lacrosse Club in England.

STEPH MOFFAT is a graduate of Seattle University where she was a four year member of the women’s lacrosse program (WCLA D2). In her time at SU she was a three year captain and president, a 2 year MVP and a student-coach her senior year.  Moffat continued to coach the SU program for two years after she graduated. She has also had coaching stints at Kennedy HS, Nathan Hale and is currently on the Mercer Island staff.

DULCE MOLL graduated from the University of Redlands in 2017 where she played at the NCAA D3 level all four years. She was selected to the All-SCIAC First Team (2015 & 2016) and All-SCIAC Second Team (2017) as well as the IWLCA All-West Region First Team (2015) and All-West Region Second Team (2016 & 2017) for three years in a row. Moll was named captain her senior year and broke the Bulldog record for Career Assists during her four years of playing and also ranked fifth in all-time points. Currently, Moll coaches the 7/8th grade Mercer Island team.

 

CHAIJA OLSSON  ("Ky-uh") grew up in Snoqualmie, Washington and played for Lake Sammamish Girls Lacrosse and Seattle Starz '17. She has been a four year starter for the NCAA D2 University of Mount Olive Trojans and named captain her junior and senior year. She has received ADA Academic Achievement Award and Conference Carolinas Spring and Fall Presidential Honor Roll multiple times in her career. She has also been named IWLCA DII Player of the Week. Olsson will graduate in 2022 with a degree in Computer Information Systems and Criminal Justice.

DANA RENNINGER grew up in the Philadelphia area and graduated from Lock Haven University in 2018 with a B.S in chemistry. A 4 year member and 3 year starter at attack for the lacrosse team, Dana compiled 104 career points and achieved all-PSAC honors in 2018 and reached PSAC playoffs in 2015, 2016, and 2018. In 2015, the Bald Eagles had a heart breaking, overtime loss in the NCAA D2 National Championship game and finished the year ranked #2.

MELANIE RIZZOTTI is a Washington Native and a 2018 graduate from Whittier College in Whittier, CA.  She was a 4 year member of the NCAA Division 3 women’s lacrosse team and captain her senior year.  She traveled to Australia her sophomore year to play in the international ’Down Under Lacrosse Tournament’. Melanie is the JV Coach for Seattle Prep.

RINA ROSNOW is a Washington native and Starz program alumni. She attended Haverford College, a NCAA DIII school outside Philadelphia, PA, where she was a three year starter. Despite missing her sophomore season and half of her senior season due to injury, she received athletic honors including Second-team IWLCA All-Region (2018), Second-team All-Centennial Conference (2018), Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week (2018), and NSCA Strength & Conditioning All-American (2019). The Black Squirrels qualified for the conference tournament all three years of her play and achieved an all-time program high national poll ranking of #20 in 2019. She has been coaching Seattle Starz since 2016.

SAFFRON SNETHEN is a Mercer Island native who played collegiate lacrosse at NCAA D2 University of Mount Olive in North Carolina. In the 3rd year as a varsity program, the Trojans made their way into the Top 10 of Division II and won its first Conference Carolinas Championship her sophomore year. The 2017 graduate earned Second All-Conference team honors twice and was the second leading points scorer her senior campaign. Snethen returned to the Islanders Girls’ Lacrosse program as part of the coaching staff, most recently as an assistant on the 2019 State Championship team.

MK WHITE is a 2018 graduate of Stevenson University in Maryland. White was a midfielder for the NCAA D3 Mustangs who made it to the conference championships three out of her four years. Before her junior season started MK competed with the indoor track team and was part of the 4x400 team who took second place at the MAC Conference Championships. She currently is an assistant coach for the Snohomish Varsity team.

NIKI DEMARINIS is a Seattle native and 2018 Boise State grad. Demarinis played on the Broncos women's lacrosse club team for four years. In addition to helping the program reach regional and national championship tournaments, the defender was a board member and team captain.