2020 CLEARCUT

PLU BBQ pre-game team huddle

Players

Meadbh "Meeb" Koenigsberg (Captain)

Age: 22

Major/Minor: Politics and Government Major, Education Minor

Jersey Number: 22

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: I never learned how to read!

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

A passion fruit because I'm passionate about ultimate

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

When I was a freshman, five of us drove to Stanford together. The trip is 14 hours each way but I never got sick of anybody and laughed soooo much. It made me feel like I really was a part of the team. And we went to the beach.

Sarah "Gouda" McClain

Age: 21

Major/Minor: Computer Science Major, Mathematics Minor

Jersey Number: 3

Position: Handler

Fun Fact about yourself: I'm still afraid of the dark

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I drink enough apple juice that I'm probably 50% an apple already.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Someone eating half a watermelon by herself at our airbnb at nationals last year because #nofoodwaste

Lillian "Lil'" Olson

Age: 22

Major/Minor: Communications Major, Religion Minor

Jersey Number: 45

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: Prefer all drinkable liquids blended with ice

If you were a fruit, what would you be? 

I would be an avocado because their ambiguous status as a fruit or veggie makes them magical and mysterious. 

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Spending time with the team driving to tournaments cramped and stinky in the car. We jam to Taylor Swift and grow as teammates.

Arshia "Archie" Gill

Age: 22

Major/Minor: Exercise Science

Jersey Number: 13

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: I was born in India!

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I would be a mango because mangoes go hard.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

This isn't really a specific memory but everytime we eat breakfast together before games <3

Camille Goo

Age: 20

Major/Minor: Molecular and Cellular Biology and Japanese

Jersey Number: 8

Position: Handler

Fun Fact about yourself: I want to go to Japan and study Pharmacy!

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

An orange because orange slices make people smile

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Freshmania!

Bethany Llewellyn (Captain)

Age: 65

Major/Minor: Biology and Environmental Policy Double Major

Jersey Number: 9

Position: Handler

Fun Fact about yourself: As an Oregonian, I like to include kale in at least two meals a day.

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I think I would be a kiwifruit because I'm a little bit weird on the outside... and still a little bit weird on the inside.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

My favorite Clearcut memory is nationals last year. With a roster of 15 and only one senior it was a tournament that required us all to really dig deep, but I loved playing with a small team that was invested in growing together!

Emma Pior (Captain)

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Ally Constantino

Age:  20

Major/Minor: Exercise Science Major, Spanish Minor

Jersey Number: 14

Position: Handler, but she can cut too

Fun Fact about yourself: I cannot leave the house unless my shoes and shirt are color coordinated

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

According to the BuzzFeed quiz I took, I am a mango.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Winning PLU BBQ because we WORKED for that and it was very clear.

Leona "Leo" DeRango

Age: 20

Major/Minor: African American Studies/ Environmental policy Major,  Economics Mino

Jersey Number: 15

Position: Utility

Fun Fact about yourself: i can suck long strings of spit back into my mouth tehe

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

pomegranate because it's rich in antioxidants and the crunch of a spoonful is SO satisfying.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

my favorite memory of clearcut was northwest challenge last year when we (won, won, won, won, won!) 5 games in a row.

Sadie Fullarton

Age: 21

Major/Minor: Politics and Government and Global Development Studies

Jersey Number: 10

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: I have never stepped foot inside of a Walmart

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I would be a pineapple because they have great hair.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

A tie between any time we have a halftime dance party or when we are on the line and commence popping off at exactly pop off o'clock. 

Miranda "Mango" Mireles

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Izzy Pitman

Age: 20

Major/Minor: Yeet

Jersey Number: 47

Position: Handler

Fun Fact about yourself: My thumbs look like toes

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

Coconut — they’re very versatile

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

I love leaving practice after building chemistry with my teammates.

Bailey Ulrich

Age: 19

Major/Minor: Exercise Science Major, Music Minor

Jersey Number: 11

Position: Handler

Fun Fact about yourself: I'm super accident prone :) but you knew that already

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

a blackberry. cuz they're the best. and they turn your mouth purple.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Nattys 2019 when we destroyed in the horrid heat with 14 girls!!

Natalie "Yates" Yates

Age: 20 

Major/Minor: Biology major, Chemistry and Japanese minor

Jersey Number: 4

Position: Cutter (But can handle?)

Fun Fact about yourself: I've stood in two countries at once (France and Luxembourg)

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I would be a loquat because even though they're kinda funky they're delicious.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

he last point of the last game of my first tournament freshman year. The point lasted like 20 minutes and the disc kept going from endzone to endzone so it felt like it would never end. Even though everyone was exhausted, they kept pushing themselves. It was at that moment I realized "This is what ultimate's about." 

Sutton Ballard

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Annie van den Berg

Age: 19

Major/Minor: Communication

Jersey Number: 25

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: I was really good at gymnastics when I was a little kid

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Driving to and from California for the Stanford invite

Beatrice Bugos

Age: 19

Major/Minor: Environmental Policy and Biology Double Major

Jersey Number: 5

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: When I'm stressed, I twitch my nose like a rabbit.

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I would be an orange because the outside tells you the color that's on the inside. 

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

My favorite memory is from the PLU BBQ tournament when the Maia called stall which was contested and then the player called fast count on her. There was a turnover and a huck went right up to Maia who bid and caught it. Our whole team stormed the field in disbelief and excitement. It was one of the most hype moments of this very short season!

Maia King Cayere

Age: 17

Major/Minor: Undeclared maybe History with an emphasis on race and ethnicity and minor in Spanish and education studies

Jersey Number: 3

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: I love to go for bike rides

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

Papaya because it rhymes with my name and is a beautiful orange color.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

I love connecting to the handlers on the field and I had a really fun bid for one of Ally’s hucks at the bbq tournament.

Lucy "Fury" Peloso

Age: 18

Major/Minor: Business and Leadership, and German 

Jersey Number: 21

Position: Cutter

Fun Fact about yourself: I love to play the ukulele

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

Strawberry- they are bright and sweet like I try to be!

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

My first tournament! It was the first time I had ever really played frisbee and being out on the field with the team was so fun because they were so supportive when I did something well of when I messed up.

Eva Sophia Shimanski

Age: 19 

Major/Minor: Undecided and Spanish

Jersey Number: 17

Position: Handler

Fun Fact about yourself: I am an avid climber and I started my climbing career by free soloing the cabinets in my kitchen at age 2. *PSA I don't free solo anymore :/ but I still climb lots!

If you were a fruit, what would you be? I would be a raspberry because they are yummy to forage for, they grow at high altitude and I love exploring high altitude!

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field? At Stanford we had really long points. During one of our longest and windiest points we scored a point and the entire team came rushing onto the field to celebrate the amazing players!

Elizabeth "Olaf" White

Age: 19

Major/Minor: Biology Major, Neuroscience Minor, Honors College

Jersey Number: 23

Position: Cutter!!

Fun Fact about yourself: I really really really like Panera Bread.

If you were a fruit, what would you be?

I would be a mango because they are yummy.

What is your favorite memory of clearcut on or off the field?

Travelling together is always really fun.

Coaches

Spencer Sheridan

 

College: UPS'13

Teams: Postmen Alum, Seattle Rainmaker, Seattle Birdfruit

Years Coaching Clearcut: 8

Fun Fact About Yourself: I'm red/green colorblind.

If you were a fruit, what would you be? I'll say a bunch of grapes. Not sure why, but that's what I'm going with.

 

Emelie McKain

College: University of Wisconsin-Madison '12

Teams: University of Wisconsin-Madison Bella Donna Alum, Portland Schwa

Years Coaching Clearcut: 1

Fun Fact About Yourself: I am an amateur cheese-maker

 If you were a fruit, what would you be? A fig

Lauren Louderback

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Teams: Moonshine

Years Coaching Clearcut: 1

If you were a fruit, what would you be?