Eleven Pittsburgh Passion players have been named to the Eastern Conference team for the 2015 IWFL All-Star game.
The Passion [9-0] dominated the IWFL regular season, scoring 327 points while giving up only 46. As a result, the Passion is well represented on the all-star squad, with 10 of the 11 Passion players chosen elected to the first team.
The all-star game will be held on Saturday, July 25 in Rock Hill, South Carolina as part of the IWFL’s Championship Weekend. The all-star game will be held on Saturday morning and the championship will take place later that evening at 7:00 p.m.
The following players will represent the Passion in this year’s all-star game:
QB Lisa Horton (Middleburgh Heights, Ohio)
WR Rachel Wojdowski (Bethel Park)
RB Tara Catone (Irwin)
TE/OL Kate Sullivan (Deerfield, IL)
DE Jessica Nelko (Hopewell)
OL Shelby Horak (Mt. Pleasant)
SS Sharon Vasquez (Shaler)
WR Angela Baker (Carnegie)
DE Kim Zubovic (Belle Vernon)
OL Veronic Burress (Pittsburgh)
OL/DL Kaitlain Niedermeyer (Brentwood)
Meanwhile, the Passion, fresh off a thrilling 35-28 playoff victory over the New York Sharks, is set to host the Carolina Phoenix in the IWFL Eastern Conference Championship next Saturday, July 11 at Mansion Park in Altoona, Pa.
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