The DC Breeze hosted a clinic Saturday to teach ultimate to a group of young women visiting D.C. as part of a two-week trip to the U.S. through the State Department’s SportsUnited program, which brings groups of athletes and coaches to the U.S. to experience American society, culture, and values within the context of sports.
After an eventful week of signings, the DC Breeze 2017 roster is now at its February pre-tryout target. Over the last ten days, six players have joined this year’s squad. The team is excited to welcome back a handful of returning players and add some fresh faces. This wave of signings brings the team’s roster to 20. Open Tryouts for the remaining roster positions will take place Sunday, March 5.
Inspired by National Girls and Women in Sports day, this profile is part of a series highlighting local women’s college ultimate teams. Extinction, the Women’s Ultimate Club Team at George Mason University, is headed into the competitive college season with something to prove.
The AUDL announced the official 2017 Rules today, and also provided a short list of the changes. You can find it all here:
The one significant change compared to 2016 is the fact that an offensive travel call no longer results in a turnover — it is now only a 10 yard penalty.
Student leaders at several Fairfax County high schools launched a petition this week in an effort to get Ultimate recognized as an official club sport in Fairfax County Public Schools. A similar initiative succeeded in Arlington County last year.
Sign the petition here:
Make Ultimate Frisbee a Club Sport in Fairfax County
The Breeze have a new Head Coach and a new partnership with the area’s top men’s club team, Truck Stop.
Women’s club Ultimate teams Grit and Backhanded have collaborated once again to host the annual 6 Months Till Wildwood tournament. The event takes place on Super Bowl Sunday at the Polo Fields on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. And once again the Breeze will provide free Breeze Opening Day passes to all players on the winning team.
We caught up with Alex “AJ” Jacoski to hear about his recovery journey since his November ACL tear and subsequent surgery in December. This is the second in a series on AJ’s recovery. Hey AJ! You’re 5 weeks out of surgery. What are your general impressions, emotional, mental and physical? The first 2 weeks have been rough, but my mantra has been “the only way to go from here is…
[Tickets are on sale now — game is March 19] In December, the DC Breeze announced a first-of-its-kind event to showcase and raise funds for young female talent in the Washington, D.C. area: the DMV Women’s College All Stars vs. the DC Women’s Club Young Alums. Today, on National Girls & Women in Sports Day, the Breeze have several updates for this event. The showcase game will take place Sunday, March 19,…