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Luke Phipps was born and raised in Street, Maryland to Susan and Joe Phipps along with his two older siblings, Holly and Ben. He started playing baseball and basketball at a very early age and finally picked up a lacrosse stick for the first time when he was 8 years old. He attended John Carroll High School, where he put his athletic focus solely on lacrosse. He played three seasons on Varsity, earning Team Captain his senior season and both All-MIAA and All-County honors his Junior and Senior seasons. His first year of college was spent playing at Jacksonville University in their inaugural Division 1 season. He then transferred to Essex Community College, where he was Team Captain, 1st Team All-American and Regional Offensive Player of the Year. Luke finished his college career at Salisbury University, learning and playing under Hall of Fame coach, Jim Berkman. During his senior season he earned All-American and All-Academic Honors. Graduating with a B.A. in Communications and a Minor in Coaching, Luke quickly transitioned from player to coach. He moved to Austin, Texas for a year and a half where he coached for Westlake High School and Iron Horse Club. In June, Luke moved to Huntington Beach, California, where he now resides.
Cade Christensen was raised in Salem, Oregon and graduated from Salem Academy Christian High School in 2015. He is the son of his parents, Jeff and Wendi, and has one sibling, a sister who is a very successful volleyball player who’s committed to play division 1 for Saint Mary’s college in Moraga, California. Cade grew up playing ice hockey for 12 years; his background in hockey eventually led him to the sport of lacrosse where he began playing his sophomore year of high school. The transition from hockey to lacrosse went well. Cade played varsity all three years of high school, served as team captain his senior year, and was recognized as second team all-conference his junior and senior year. Cade has attended Concordia University Irvine since 2015. He is Majoring in Business Administration Sports Management and minoring in Marketing. So far, he has been a part of two conference championship teams and has recently won the 2017 MCLA Division Two National Championship with Concordia. He is currently in his junior season, serving as a captain for the defending National Champions as they move up to compete in division one.