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Minnesota Valkyrie
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Founded 2011
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Home field Target Center
League Lingerie Football League
Division Western
Colors Purple, Gold, White

              

Head coach Benson Manento
Owner(s) Lingerie Football League, LLC
Website www.lflus.com/minnesotavalkyrie

The Minnesota Valkyrie is an amateur[citation needed] sports team currently playing in the Legends Football League (formerly the Lingerie Football League). Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the team plays their home games at the Target Center. On March 23, 2011, it was announced that the LFL would add an expansion team to Minneapolis.[1] On April 4, 2011, the team was officially named Minnesota Valkyrie. The LFL announced that it would suspend operations of the American teams for the 2012–13 season. The LFL returned for summer 2013. Tony Nguyen was the head coach for the first season (2011-12). Benson Manento was the head coach in 2013.

2011-2012 Schedule

Game Date Opponent Score Location Time Television Attendance Record
1 Friday, August 26 @ Green Bay 28-25 Resch Center 9pm CDT MTV2 1-0
2 Friday, October 14 Los Angeles 7-28 Target Center 9pm CDT MTV2 1-1
3 Saturday, November 19 Chicago 33-40 Target Center 8pm CST MTV2 1-2
4 Friday, January 6 @ Seattle 14-32[2] ShoWare Center 9pm PST MTV2 1-3

2013 Schedule

Game Date Opponent Score Location Time Television Attendance Record
1 Saturday, May 11 @ Green Bay 8-40 Resch Center 0-1
2 Saturday, July 6 @ Seattle 0-38 ShoWare Center 0-2
3 Friday, July 26 Chicago 12-25 Target Center 0-3
4 Friday, August 9 Los Angeles canceled
LFL lists as a Tie
Target Center 0-3-1

Roster

2011-2012 Minnesota Valkyrieview · talk · edit
Quarterbacks
  • 7 Jana Skrtic


Running Backs

  • 10 Leekplay Paye
  • 15 Lisa Bastien
  • 6 Katrina Stewart

Receivers

  • 4 Whitney Meierotto
  • 11 Angie Hanson
  • 8 Leah Perzichilli


Offensive Linemen

  • 9 Kirsten Behr
  • 12 Kelli Gillispie
  • 17 Brittany Austin


Defensive Linemen
  • 20 Vanessa Varichak
  • 14 Victoria Pederson

Linebackers

  • 3 Cydney Froelich
  • 13 Chrissa Landwehr


Defensive Backs

  • 5 Kendra Ruff
  • 16 Roxy Berning

Coaches

  • Tony Nguyen,Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
  • Samantha Belacourt, Defensive Coordinator/Line Coach
  • Mark Olson, Strength and Conditioning Coach/Equipment Manager

Roster updated 2011-10-12


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