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Kent-based Seattle Mist releases women's football roster

Jessica Hopkins will return to the Seattle Mist for the 2013 Legends Football League season. - Kent Reporter, file photo
Jessica Hopkins will return to the Seattle Mist for the 2013 Legends Football League season.
— image credit: Kent Reporter, file photo

The Kent-based Seattle Mist has announced its roster for the women's Legends Football League, formerly known as the Lingerie Football League.

Seattle opens the 2013 season against the Green Bay Chill at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at the ShoWare Center.

Chris Michaelson returns as head coach for the Seattle Mist while Travis Russo returns as defensive coordinator.

The 14-player roster is composed of nine veterans and four rookies:

Laurel Creel, quarterback; Riki Creger-Zier, safety, receiver; Jessica Hopkins, receiver, safety; Kerry Warren, linebacker, running back; Shuree Hyatt, tight end; Kristyn Long, defensive end, tight end; Lashaunda Fowler, receiver, safety; Christine Moore, center, linebacker; Emily Bell, running back, cornerback; Melissa Bernasconi, safety, running back; Shea Norton, defensive end, tight end; Mele Rich, cornerback, running back; and Megan Hanson, linebacker, center.

One roster spot remains open.

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