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2015-16 Las Vegas Flag Football Capsule


Head coach: Erick Capetillo, fourth season

2014-15 record: 14-6 (11-3 Northeast, second)

Returning letter winners (starters): Eight (seven)

Top players: LB Selena Rodriguez (Sr.), LB Lexia Brockett (LB), CB Kaila Barney (Sr.), WR/RB Alexis Benpard (Sr.), WR Anna Dobbins (Jr.)

Outlook: Brockett (104 tackles), Rodriguez (85 tackles, five sacks) and Barney (40 tackles, six interceptions) return to lead the defense, and Benpard (57 receptions, 802 yards, five touchdowns) and Dobbins (36 receptions, 400 yards, seven TDs) are back on offense for the Wildcats.

“After a second-place finish in the Northeast League last year, the Wildcats look to take over where they left off,” Capetillo said. “Some key contributors graduated, like three-year starter Danielle Ruesch and Mackenzie McCoy. The Wildcats will look toward the leadership of linebacker Lexia Brockett, defensive back Kaila Barney and Alexis Benpard, a four-year starter on offense, to keep the winning tradition alive.

“Newcomers wide receiver Natalie Gennuso, linebacker Stacy Renteria and quarterback Sabrina Saldate look to add depth to the Wildcat roster.”

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