Marlton Recreation Council Girls Lacrosse: Welcome

Sunday, June 13
Marlton Rec Council Girls Lacrosse

 

 Local 2010 Summer Girls Lax Camp & Clinic information now loaded onto our Camp/Clinic Menu on th left menu bar. 

Camp registration Forms are located on the left menu bar under "Handouts". Then choose category:  Clinics & Camps

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Rules of Girls Lacrosse-Video for Parents & Players: Click on the Link Below

http://www.uslacrosse.org/TopNav2Right/Rules/WomensRules/2010USLWomensRulesVideo.aspx

 Marlton Rec Council Girls Lacrosse 2010 Season

The MRC Girls Lacrosse program is the 2nd largest recreation program in all of Southern New Jersey.  Started over 6 years ago, the MRC Girls Lacrosse program has introduced this exciting sport to girls from 1st-8th grade.  The program augments the Marlton Middle School programs at MMS & DeMasi.  The feeder program has been a successful contributor to the Cherokee High School and Local Private High School programs along with Summer Tournament Teams.   A number of high school players have been the recipients of scholarships to the colleges of their choice to continue their education AND play lacrosse.

Welcome from the New MRC Girls Lax Commissioner:  Sarah Frazier  Hello my name is Sarah Frazier. I am a special education teacher at Cherokee High School.  I am also one of the assistant varsity coaches for the women's lacrosse team at Cherokee.  I graduated high school from Lenape where I played lacrosse for four years.  I attended Towson University in Maryland and was a member of the club lacrosse team for four years.  I also was a lacrosse official for the last two years of college.  I have been a lacrosse coach for the last 6 years (one year was with a middle school recreation program, one year was at James Caldwell High School in North Jersey, and the last 3 years were at Cherokee).  I am very excited to be a part of the Marlton Recreation Program because I think that it greatly impacts the Cherokee lacrosse team.  Without this feeder program Cherokee would not be able to compete with most of the teams on our schedule.  I look forward to working with you.
 
If you ever need to get in touch with me, my email address is
sarah.frazier@hotmail.com.  I will be mostly communicating through this website and email.

                                  

Lacrosse-The All-American Girls Lacrosse Game: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MO6dBwGEJU&NR=1

MRC Sport of Season: Please be advised that the Girls Lacrosse program will strictly enforce the MRC’s Sport of Season policy. While we try to accomodate individual requests, our sport is growing and trying to accomodate for another sport will NOT be a priority. 

MRC Girls Lacrosse is a sanctioned Spring Sport of Season. 
For Example:  Lacrosse practices take precedence over travel soccer practice.   Lacrosse games take precedence over travel soccer games.
We have already worked out our game schedules across Southern NJ taking into consideration the travel soccer players and the majority of their games so the majority of those players can participate in lacrosse. MRC Girls Lacrosse requests that you please be considerate of our volunteers' time and make certain that your daughter participates in as many practices and all games for her lacrosse team.  It is essential to a positive outcome for your daughter and her team. To review the policy please request a copy of the policy from the MRC Administration at  marltonreccouncil@comcast.net

 Girls Lacrosse:   the "fastest game on two feet."

We'll be focusing on the fundamentals of the game such as catching, throwing, groundball scoop, positions and game strategy.  Our program is set according to US Lacrosse rules/regulations.

Season: @March 1st (weather permitting) through the first weekend of June.

The program is open to girls that are currently in 1st - 8th grades. 


Equipment: Participants in all programs are required to wear a colored non-strap mouth guard and U.S. Lacrosse approved eye goggles (see updated approved equipment listing by clicking on "Site News" in the menu).   Also review the State of NJ Protective Eyewear Mandate below for girls who wear glasses.

Sticks will be provided if required. Sticks are to be returned at the end of the season. Jerseys will be provided. Rubber cleats/turf shoes are acceptable.

In-Town 1st & 2nd Grades Novice - Once a week clinic (1hr)  at Cherokee High School Freshman Lacrosse field (next to Tennis Courts) Saturday Afternoons @12:30-1:30pmpm starting April 10th, 2010. Check Calendar to the Left
In-Town 3rd & 4th Grades: Junior League: Practice 1 day/week, 1 Game scheduled for Saturday mornings at Ravenscliff field.  7v7,  No Checking, Modified Field.  Play other Marlton teams.  One play date will be scheduled with Moorestown Rec. Starting in March. Check Calendar to the left.

All 5th/6th Grade and 7th/8th Grade teams TRAVEL will participate in the 2010 South Jersey Youth Lacrosse League www.SJYouthLax.com  sanctioned by US Lacrosse-NJ Chapter.  These teams will travel to the following townships:  Cherry Hill, Medford Lakes, Voorhees, Mt.Laurel, Rancocas Valley, Seneca, West Deptford, Clearview, Kingsway, Millville, Avalon and Marlton.  This will provide the Marlton teams the ability to play similarly skilled organizations.  The girls will also participate in a season ending Championship Tournament with all the lacrosse clubs based upon their game standings. The League will now encompass both 'A' and 'B' level teams to ensure fair competition.


5th & 6th Grades - Intermediate League: Games scheduled Sunday afternoons, with a couple of Friday nite (under lites) and Saturday games.  Travel throughout South Jersey.   Practice days will be determined by coaches and held during Feb/March/April from 6pm-dark.  12 v12 with Modified Checking.  Season Ending Tournament of Champions .  Home Field at DeMassi & MMS fields. 

7th & 8th Grades: Senior League: Games scheduled Sunday afternoons, with a couple of Friday nite (under lites) and Saturday games.  Travel throughout South Jersey  Practice days will be determined by coaches and held during Feb/March/April from 6pm-dark.  12 v12 with Modified Checking.   Season ending Tournament of Champions.  Home Field is Cherokee HS  & MMS fields.


State of NJ-Protective Eyewear Mandate:
Effective 8/3/06, All Athletes who wear corrective eyeglasses while participating in Girl’s Lacrosse, Basketball, Field Hockey, Soccer, Baseball and Softball shall be required to wear protective eyewear that meets the Frame Standard (ASTM F803) and the Lens Standard (ANSI Z87.1). Athletes will not be allowed to practice and / or play in non protective eyewear. 
This policy is being enacted due to an Act C.5:18-1 which requires protective eyewear for certain children participating in sports.  We created the policy to cover sports currently competing in the MRC program.  For more information on the state mandate, click on this website:
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2004/Bills/PL05/306_.PDF


The Eleven Fundamentals of Lacrosse
1.You must learn to catch, throw, and shoot left-handed and right-handed equally.
2.The more time you play with your stick perpendicular to the ground, as opposed to parallel to the ground, the better player you are.
3. Move the ball. The less time the ball spends in your stick, the better player you are.
4. Move the ball off the ground.
5. Move without the ball.
6. Move to the ball.
7. Look at a spot behind the goalie as you shoot.
8. Shoot with a quick release.
9. Everyone on the field plays both offense and defense.  The ball transitions quickly in this game.
10. A Defender must be faster, quicker and have better stick skills than anyone out on the field.
11. You don't have to take the ball away to be a good defender.

Wall Ball Drills to work on this winter:
http://laxified.com/tw/skillsDrills.php?tID=113

We Need:
Sponsors
Coaches/Assistant Coaches
Clinic Coaches


For additional information contact MRC at
856-983-3000 x29 or email
Sarah Frazier sarah.frazier@hotmail.com



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