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Joey Kennedy


Joey is a 3 year captain for Illinois Rise, and has been a rock for the team through Covid. He is a humble leader who sets the a standard for the team with his work ethic. He leads the culture through his grit and played through several injuries. Joey’s tenacious D and unmatchable quickness give him the ability to match up with anyone on the field. In 2021, Joey played a key role in helping Illinois Rise reach Nationals for the first time in 6 years through money hucks and excellent play in small space. While being the most competitive player on the field, Joey consistently keeps a level head and is well-spirited. He has left his mark on Illinois Ultimate and was an irreplaceable leader during his time on the team.

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