Women's Rugby

Club Officers 2017-2018

President: Jane Kelly
Match Secretary: Kai Matsubara-Rall
Treasurer: Sophie Boker
Forwards Captain: Brittany Brookner
Backs Captain: Mikaela Kropp
Social Chair: Trixie Dao
Coach: Jamie Wellik

Interested in Women's Rugby? Contact Jane Kelly (kellyj2@carleton.edu)

About the Women's Rugby Team


The Carleton Women’s Rugby Football Club was founded in 1978 by student Pixie Newman as the first women’s rugby club in Minnesota. Since then, the club has continued to grow and develop, with as many as 30 women on our roster – depending on the season – a consistent winning record, and a strong team atmosphere.

Given the inherent flexibility of the sport (rugby has 15 different positions able to accommodate women of all sizes and skills), we have a very diverse team, comprised of everyone from the most serious of varsity and national athletes, to women just looking for something new and fun to try.   A few of our players have experience playing rugby prior to Carleton, but the majority are newcomers to the sport, so we start each season (Fall and Spring) going over the basics and getting reacquainted with the game.  Anyone interested in challenging herself to try a new sport while joining a welcoming and supportive community, is encouraged to come out and play with us.

2018-2019 Practice Schedule

Tuesdays: 6:30-8pm

Sundays: 2:30-4pm

Practices are held behind the Rec Center.  

Women's Rugby in the Voice!

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Engaging in a scrum with Gustavus at All Saints 2015

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Pre-Game Chant

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Ready to explode!

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Engaging in a line out against our cross-town rivals St. Olaf

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Class of 2017

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