USA Women’s Sevens Squad Named for Langford

USA Women’s Sevens Head Coach Emilie Bydwell has selected the thirteen-player traveling roster for the upcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop in Langford, British Columbia. The team is in fourth place after the team last played in Malaga and Seville, Spain with only two remaining stops remaining in Langford and Toulouse, France.

The United States begins pool play against Fiji at 9:30 AM PT on Saturday, April 30 before playing New Zealand and England that day. Knockout rounds are the next day on Sunday, May 1 with all matches of HSBC Langford Sevens streaming live on Peacock.


Player Position HSBC Tournaments
1. Cheta Emba (she/her) Prop/Hooker 19
2. Ilona Maher Center/Prop 15
3. Kayla Canett Flyhalf 12
4. Nicole Heavirland Scrumhalf 25
5. Lauren Doyle (C) Flyhalf/Center 32
6. Alena Olsen (VC) Scrumhalf 7
7. Alex Sedrick Hooker/Flyhalf 4
8. Jazamine Gray Wing 4
9. Nana Fa’avesi (she/her) Hooker/Scrumhalf 20
10. Suiluana A’au Prop/Hooker 3
11. Kris Thomas Hooker/Prop 30
12. Kristi Kirshe (she/her) Center/Wing 10
13. Sarah Levy (she/her) Hooker 2

*Mata Hingano & Naya Tapper are unavailable for selection due to return from injury protocol

USA Women’s Sevens Traveling Staff

Head Coach | Emilie Bydwell (she/her)
Assistant Coach | Zack Test
Athletic Trainer | Nicole Titmas (she/her)
Strength & Conditioning | Trey Ford

USA Women’s Sevens Schedule

Saturday, April 30
vs Fiji  12:30 PM ET
vs New Zealand  3:34 PM ET
vs England at 7:00 PM ET

Sunday, May 1
Placement rounds begin as early as 1:00 PM ET

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