Any players with stick more than 1 year old should be getting their stick restrung (after 2 years they breakdown). We have partnered up with Stylin Strings to provide a discount for people to mail order there sticks to be restrung code is for 15% off 'CROWNEPOINT15' (remember the extra E). We strongly recommend only the following two pocket type from them each are about $53:
Woman's Mesh-X Wide Lacrosse Pocket - This is the best general purpose strung head. Doesn't matter the position you play this is the best all around option. You get to choose the color for each string and can see what that looks like on their website pocket generator. You can choose whatever colors you want. When it comes to choosing the mesh there is no great reason pay for the upgraded mesh type since girls sticks use half the size (weight) and aren't as deep (affected by wet). Jimalax Semihard mesh is just fine or Money Mesh. The softer mesh the more it will be affected by water. See Whip Below
Woman's Ladder Lacrosse Pocket - The Ladder pocket has the best hold and feel or any pocket stringing available. That being set said, it is just a small step above the mesh and the difference is mostly felt at the Attack position. It requires more break-in (could be 2 weeks) and isn't as good for draws. There are no upgrade options to worry about only color choices. See Whip Below
Whip - Whip refers to how the stick holds onto the ball when passing to shooting. Low Whip means the ball comes out easily when passing or shooting. High Whip is when the ball gets caught in the strings for an extra half a second. Higher Whip is helpful if you fake passes or shots or shoot very hard. If you have ever played with a boy's stick this is what High Whip feels like, if you don't know the difference you are used to Low Whip.
Equipment for Varsity Girls Lacrosse
All Players are required to purchase their own equipment for lacrosse. This consists of a Crosse (or stick), mouthpiece, and a custom Cascade LX Women's Lacrosse Headgear (helmet with eye mask).
The Crosse (Sticks):
Various types of sticks are allowed for use in lacrosse, depending on age and gender. In boys lacrosse, there are two types of sticks, the short crosse, and the long crosse. Girls lacrosse players exclusively use a regular stick, similar to a boy's short crosse. Goalkeepers in both boys and girls lacrosse use goalie sticks with a much wider head to help block shots on goal.
New players should be careful when purchasing a stick for the first time. Girl's sticks and boys sticks are different. You will need to be sure to purchase stick for girl's (women's and girl's use the same sticks). The easier way to tell the difference is from the material used to create the netting. Boys sticks commonly have a single woven mesh net, while woman's requires traditional stringing across from vertical straps. An example is shown below.
All players must wear mouthguards. Mouthguards cannot be clear and must not have a strap hanging out of the players mouth while playing.
All CP Girl's (Middle School & Varsity) field players must properly wear the Cascade LX Women's lacrosse headgear. The Cascase LX provides protection for the head in the form of a helmet and to the eyes with the attached eye mask. The Club will be offering a fully customized team helmet for purchase.