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Girls’ Lacrosse Cap

St Paul's Collegiate School —

Madeleine Gordon is the founder of Lacrosse at St Paul’s, starting the sport in 2016 and playing more than 30 games for the school. In 2016, she captained the first ever girls’ Lacrosse team from St Paul’s to win Division A in the inter-school competition, which was again repeated in 2017. Madeleine has represented New Zealand in the U23 team, which saw her travel to Australia to compete in an ANZAC tour. She has played for both the U15 and U18 Waikato teams and was chosen to captain the U18 team. Madeleine is a passionate Lacrosse player, who makes a huge commitment to the team both on and off the field. A considerable number of games over the last three years have been won because of her ability to lead the team, even when the stakes are down. As captain of the team in 2018, Madeleine has shown her leadership skills, being a true role model – always striving to improve her game and giving advice to the other players so that they can improve their game.