AIG Women’s Junior All-Americans Can-Am Camp

June 28, 2017

AIG Women’s Junior All-Americans Can-Am Camp


Doug Coil

The AIG Women’s Junior All-Americans Can-Am Selection Camp will be held at Casa Grande Academy June 30 – July 3 in preparation for the under-19 National Team’s two game Can-Am Series with Canada’s U19s August 3-7.

Head Coach Wil Snape has selected 36 athletes to attend the selection camp, with four of them members of the team that sweep Canada at Central Washington University in 2015. This is the first age-grade international competition since then, although players have participated in National All-Star Competitions (NASCs) and also represented the U.S. at the under-18 ans under-23 levels.

Sheila Decker (Norwich University), Michel Navarro (Central Washington), Emily Prentice (Harvard University), and Katherine Ramage (Dartmouth College) were part of the team at CWU in 2015. This year, Snape has included four athletes in high school in the selection camp: Natalie Gray (Colo.), Maryjane Pasioles (Calif.), Anne Rolf (Ohio), and Erin Wright (Wisc.).

Ten student-athletes competed in USA Rugby College National Championship Finals in the spring for Davenport University, Kennesaw State University, Lindenwood University and Notre Dame College. Other prominent women’s rugby programs are also represented.

In speaking with USA Rugby about the selection process, Wil Snape indicated that “Selections for camp were made through a combination of players that have come through the High School All-American pool, players that attended the NASC in December, and our scouting network throughout the collegiate seasons. I was particularly impressed by the standard of play at the National Championship event at Life University this year, and there were a few people added directly from that weekend.”

The Can-Am Series will feature four matches between U.S. and Canadian age-grade teams in Ottawa. The GHSAAs will play Aug. 1 and 5, with the WJAA matches scheduled for Aug. 3 and 7.

AIG Women’s Junior All-Americans Can-Am Selection Camp

  • Kaino Ah Quin – Brigham Young University
  • Milla Anderson – Dartmouth College
  • Mireille Codjia – Lindenwood University
  • Adriana Davids – Life University
  • McKenna Davis – Lindenwood University
  • Sheila Decker – Norwich University
  • Jade Garcia – Life University
  • Natalie Gray – Summit High School (CO)
  • Akilah Guzman – Kennesaw State University
  • Atumata Hingano – Life West
  • Camille Johnson – Dartmouth College
  • Hannah Lewandowski – Central Washington University
  • Teigan MacDonald – University of California, San Diego
  • Lolohea Makaafi – Seattle Saracens
  • Talyor Makowski – Life University
  • Isabel Manu – Lindenwood University
  • Joanna Moreira – Central Washington University
  • Michel Navarro – Central Washington University
  • Christina Norman – University of Central Florida
  • Olivia Ortiz – Davenport University
  • Maryjane Pasioles – Sacramento PD PAL (CA)
  • Emily Prentice – Harvard University
  • Katherine Ramage – Dartmouth College
  • Glorida Reyes – Northern Virginia Women’s Rugby
  • Anne Rolf – Saint Joseph Academy (OH)
  • Becca Rosko – Dartmouth College
  • Alexandria Sedrick – Life University
  • Madison Slaught – Colorado State University
  • Alexandra Srasser – Notre Dame College
  • Clare Sullivan – Tulane University
  • Adi Finau Tamaivena – Seattle Saracens
  • Kristina Tomelloso – Saint Mary’s College
  • Caitlin Weigel – Harvard University
  • Emma Workman – Brigham Young University
  • Erin Wright – Catholic Memorial HS (WI)
  • Ilona Zaishliuk – Notre Dame College



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