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Omaha Heart
Team logo
Established2012
Based in Omaha, Nebraska
Home field Ralston Arena
Head coachTony Doremus
League Legends Football League
DivisionEastern Conference
ColoursRed and White
         
Lingerie Bowl winsNone
Website www.lflus.com/omahaheart

The Omaha Heart is an expansion team of the Legends Football League based in Omaha, Nebraska, and is the league's 13th franchise. [1] The team will play at the Ralston Arena, being selected over the WFA's Nebraska Stampede. [2] The team was formed in 2012 [2] for the 2013 LFL season, due to the 2012 season being cancelled [3] (LFL Canada fielded a 2012 season [4]). According to the Omaha World-Herald, the team is projected to play two home games in 2013. [5] [6] The team's name was chosen in a contest from 12,000 votes. [3] The city hosted an "LFL Football Combine" in May 2012. [7]

Tryouts

Open tryouts for the squad were planned to take place on June 23. Drills included strength, speed and agility drills. Dress attire includes athletic wear (sports bra and shorts) with sneakers. Players are to bring a photo and arrive at least 45 minutes early for registration. [3]

Roster

2018 Roster
# Name Position
1 Marissa Mitchell WR/DB
2 Jamie Lundberg WR/DB
3 Jacqueline Good QB/LB
4 Linsey Noble WR/DB
5 Deja Phillips TE/LB
6 Chelsey Hoffman TE/DE
7 Melissa Knecht RB/DB
8 Rebecca Gordon WR/DB
9 Courtni Atwater TE/DE
10 Sarah Robinson C/DE
11 Lindsey Howell WR/DB
12 Zoe Hart TE/DE
13 Laura Grubb TE/DB
14 Lindsey Burse TE/DE
15 Kayla Wegman TE/LB/S
16 Jessica Slobotski WR/DB
17 Shawnna Wagner TE/DE
18 Danielle Snyder TE/DE
19 Metay Vinson RB/DB
20 Nikole Eliakis WR/DB

References

  1. ^ "Omaha gets Lingerie Football League franchise, while its fully-clothed women's football team struggles; Off the Bench". Offthebench.nbcsports.com. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  2. ^ a b "Omaha to get Lingerie Football team". Omaha.com. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  3. ^ a b c "Omaha Football Team Announces Name, Tryouts". Wowt.com. 2012-05-22. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  4. ^ LFL CANADA RELEASES 2012 SCHEDULE (2012-04-03). "LFL CANADA RELEASES 2012 SCHEDULE". LFL360. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  5. ^ "Omaha is getting a Lingerie League team when play resumes next year". Larry Brown Sports. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  6. ^ "Lingerie League latest draw for arena". Omaha.com. 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  7. ^ "Lingerie Football League Coming To Omaha". Wowt.com. 2012-04-19. Retrieved 2012-07-21.

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