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Happy Thanksgiving from the WPLL!

By Jon Bird, 11/22/18, 1:00PM EST

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Learn Why Your Favorite Players Are Thankful for the Game

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Our pros agree that they are thankful for the opportunities the game of lacrosse has created for them both on and off the playing field. Learn more about why our players are thankful for the game we all love:

"I am thankful for the game of lacrosse because it has given me the opportunity to develop new relationships and friendships that will last a lifetime. I am also thankful that lacrosse has provided me with the opportunity to inspire the next generation of the game."

Marie McCool, Baltimore Brave

"I will forever be thankful for the opportunities that lacrosse has given me. Because of this sport I have been able to travel to places I never thought were possible, create friendships with people I once idolized, and continue to compete at a high level post collegiate play. I can only hope that the girls I coach now can have similar experiences I have had through this sport."

Meg Douty, New England Command

 

"I’m thankful for lacrosse because of the amount of incredible opportunities it has given me in my life. I am thankful for the friendships made off the field, the lessons learned on the field, the games won and lost, and the teammates I’ve made so many memories with. I am forever grateful for the sport that has allowed me to express myself in my own way and to inspire the next generation of rockstars!"

Kylie Ohlmiller, New York Fight

 

"I am thankful for lacrosse because of the amazing people, places and memories that is has brought me. I have learned so many lessons from the sport and have developed life long friendships that I truly cherish. It has enriched my life in so many ways that I will never fully be able to put into words."

Gussie Johns, Philadelphia Fire

 

"I’m thankful for lacrosse because it has given me so many opportunities and has allowed me to gain many friendships. Lacrosse and the WPLL also gave me the opportunity to play and teach in Japan which was an experience of a lifetime and for that, I am so thankful."

Mollie Stevens, Upstate Pride