Courtney Larsen part of first sister act in ambitious WIFL

A love of sport is a shared one between Courtney and Maegan Larsen. Having played together in 2013 with Philadelphia in another league, this dynamic duo hopes to light up scoreboards in the WIFL. Having grown up in New Jersey, they have the choice of several franchises to play with, including the New Jersey Vipers, the New York Knighthawks or the Philadelphia Breeze.

In action with Prairie View A&M (Photo by Cheryl Vorhis, Obtained from:

In action with Prairie View A&M (Photo by Cheryl Vorhis, Obtained from:

Their greatest legacy in Philadelphia was their commitment to teamwork by willing to play at positions they were not accustomed to. While Maegan was a quarterback in the IWFL and Courtney is more comfortable at the wide receiver position, both found themselves on the defensive side of the ball.
Competing in limited action for Philadelphia, Courtney managed a respectable 9 total tackles, including a forced fumble. The display of versatility will help make her a dependable player in the WIFL with a stronger understanding on how to read opposing defenses.

Like her sister Meagan, she was also a two-sport star. While Maegan made her mark on the diamond as a successful softball player, Courtney competed on the hardcourt. At Carteret High School, she eclipsed the 1,000 point barrier, while also sandwiching in time with the AAU with the Jersey Shore Wildcats.

Having also played basketball at the NCAA level, Courtney had several stops along the way. The first stop in her collegiate journey was with the New Hampshire Wildcats. Joining the program for the 2007-08 campaign, she made five starts but ranked third on the club with 10 three-pointers. She would average 2.9 points and 2.3 rebounds per game in her first and only season with the program.

As a sophomore, she helped Union County College of NJCAA Division II. Averaging 8.3 points per game, she helped the club to a 26-1 mark while grabbing the Region XIX title. Her last stop would be the Prairie View A&M Panthers. Competing at the point guard position, she displayed tenacity in her junior season as the only player to compete in every game. She led the club with 76 assists along with a team-best 38 percent in three-point shooting percentage.

With the opportunity to play at their natural positions, they may prove to be the most cerebral quarterback to wide receiver combination in the WIFL, living up to their moniker Touchdown Twins. Possibly a handful for opposing defenses, the heralded arrival of Courtney and Maegan Larsen adds an element of excitement to the budding league.


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