Women’s Collegiate All-American All-Star Week Squad

The Women’s Collegiate All-American XVs have announced their full squad for All-Star Week  August 1st & 3rd at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

All-Star Week will feature four teams, the All-Americans, Women’s Premier League East & West All-Stars, and a D1/D2 All-Star team. On Day One, the WPL West and D1/D2 All-Stars will play each other first, at 3 PM MT, after which the All-Americans will face the WPL East All-Stars at 5 PM MT.

On August 2, the All-Americans will play an exhibition game against the Glendale Merlins’ Division I team at 5:30 PM. On August 3, the losers from Day One will face off at 9:30 AM with winners playing in the final at 11:30 AM. Admission is FREE to all fans with a LIVE stream available on the Women’s Premier League Facebook Page, facebook.com/wplrugby.

Head Coach Katie Dowty’s full squad features four capped Women’s Eagles including Azniv Nalbandian, Annakaren Pedraza, McKenzie Hawkins, and McKenna Strong, alongside a wealth of up-and-coming talent from the collegiate programs across the country.

Women’s Collegiate All-American Squad

    • Siale Alatini, Back row, American International College
    • Dana Alimena, Back row, Pitzer College
    • Emerson Allen, Lock, Eckerd College
    • Emma Auld, Flyhalf, Virginia
    • Spencer Boldt, Fullback, Central Washington
    • Emily Briggs, Prop, Brigham Young
    • Naomi Carrillo, Center, Santa Barbara
    • Hope Cooper, Hooker, Cal
    • Isabel Cuddy, Center/Wing, Sacred Heart
    • Elisha Fromstein, Hooker, Penn State
    • Summer Harris-Jones, Wing, Virginia
    • McKenzie Hawkins, Center, Lindenwood
    • Leah Ingold, Flyhalf, Central Washington
    • Bridget Kahele, Scrumhalf, Life University
    • Matilda Kocaj, Center/Wing, Babson College
    • Jennifer Kronish, Lock, Harvard
    •  Karissa Lacy, Hooker, Life University
    • Rebecca Luedke, Prop, Cal State University
    • ChicoDaisy Manoa, Center, MiraCosta College
    • Grace Martin, Prop, Quinnipiac
    • Diana May, Back row, Utah Valley
    • Azniv Nalbandian, Prop, Penn State
    • Sophia Nieves, Lock, Middlebury College
    • Akweley Okine, Prop, Harvard
    • Bianca Ortiz-Pallen, Back row, Central Washington
    • Veronica Overbeek, Prop, Davenport
    • Jetta Owens, Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • Anna Park, Back row, Stanford
    • Anna Karen Pedraza, Scrumhalf, Lindenwood
    • Sophie Pyrz, Scrumhalf, Penn State
    • Genevieve Quirion, Back row, Harvard
    • Katherine Ramage, Scrumhalf, Dartmouth College
    • Emily Roskopf, Center, Quinnipiac
    • Allie Schrenker, Back row, Tennessee at Chattanooga
    • Gianna Soloman, Back row, Penn State
    • Vanessa Somoza, Lock, Cal State Chico
    • McKenna Strong, Lock, Lindenwood
    • Caitlin Weigel, Center, Harvard
    • Adrienne Yoder, Fullback, Air Force

Women’s Collegiate All-American Staff

Head Coach Katie Dowty
Assistant Coach Tiff Faaee
Assistant Coach Dave Clancy
Assistant Coach Justin Moss
Physical Performance Stacey Bridges
Project Soar Shadow Coach Lindey Wise
Athletic Trainer Jade Callan
Athletic Trainer Amie Kern
Team Manager Annemarie Farrell


All Times Mountain | Stream LIVE on facebook.com/WPLrugby

3 PM: WPL West All-Stars vs Club D1 & D2 All-Stars
5 PM: WPL East All-Stars vs Women’s Collegiate All-Americans

9:30 AM: Losers of Thursday’s matches
11:30 AM: Winners of Thursday’s matches

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