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Club Officers 2015-2016

President: Tenaya Wilson-Charles
Match Secretary: Moira Smith
Treasurer: Laura Milanez
Safety Officer: Tenaya Wilson-Charles
Coach: Jamie Wellik

Interested in Women's Rugby? Contact Tenaya Wilson-Charles (

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.

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2015-2016 Roster

Adriana Hudson
Alice Zavelsky
Amirah Ellison
Annie Shapiro
Audrey Jean Felix Culpepper
Brianna Fitzpatrick
Brittany Brookner
Carolyn Marie Ward
Danae Bowen
Emily Perlman
Emma Dempsey
Emma Polson
Gloria Valesca Barrientos Sanchez
Hanna Anderson
Isabel Irvine
Jahnvi Duggal
Jane Kelly
Janella D Yuquilima
Jennifer Megan Chan
Jessica Ibri
Julia B Lisi
Kai Matsubara-Rall
Kaitlin Libbey
Kathleen George
Laura Milanez
Lucy Blair Albin
Lucy Papachristou
Madilyn Emenheiser
Makala Hieshima
Mikaela Kropp
Moira Smith
Molly Bella Ross
Olivia Sterling-Maisel
Sacha Phillips
Sarah Leong-Fern
Shunyo Morgan
Sophie Bokor
Tenaya C. Wilson-Charles
Tumi Akin-Deko
Valerie Lambert

2015-2016 Practice Schedule

Mondays and Wednesdays:  4:30pm-6:30pm
Thursdays:  5pm-7pm
Practices held at Rugby Pitch (behind the Rec. Center).



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