Major: Environmental Science
Position: Lock/ Prop
Fav rugby memory: Everything about my first game, but especially when I made my first tackle and got kicked in the face
"I like playing rugby because I love the rush, stepping onto the field with my best friends really makes me feel alive."
Position: Center/ Scrum-half
Fav rugby memory: Playing in my first ever tournament at Long Beach.
"I like playing rugby because tackling someone is the best way to relieve stress."
Major: Global Studies
Fav rugby memory: All our road trips to Arizona!
"I like playing rugby because of the lifelong friendships I have made."
Major: Film & Media Studies
Position: Left Wing/ Full Back
Fav rugby memory: Rucksgiving & all the away games.
"I enjoy playing rugby because I’m allowed to build bonds with woman of all different backgrounds, knowing we’ll have each other’s backs on and off the field. Whether it be sport related, personal, or academic."
Major: Political Studies & Global Studies
Fav rugby memory: Unexpectedly yeeting Naomi at practice when she was just learning to tackle.
Major: Sociology & Art
Fav rugby memory: The Arizona trip.
"I play rugby because I love my team. I've never met a more supportive and loving group of girls ever. College is hard, but I can get through anything with my girls behind me."
Fav rugby memory: Rookie initiation.
"I like playing because of the memories and friendships I have formed with my teammates."
Position: Lock/ Flanker
Major: Environmental Studies
Fav rugby memory: Playing in the mud at UC Davis!
"I like playing rugby because of the family that is created on and off the field."
Fav rugby memory: Playing rugby with the Mermaids & the alumni during the Alumni Weekend!
"I like playing rugby because of the dynamic nature of the sport- the teamwork, cooperation, and physicality. It’s also a very inclusive sport; you don’t have to be a certain size or shape or anything, you’re welcome as you are!"
Major: Art & Anthropology
Position: Flanker/ Prop
Fav rugby memory: Playing in my first game against UCLA!
"I like playing rugby because of how inclusive the environment is and because it's a super fun challenge."
Position: Inside Center
Fav rugby memory: My first practice.
"I like playing because of all the cool people I get to meet and become friends with."
Position: Outside middle/ Wing
Fav rugby memory: Playing against ASU.
Minor: Applied Psychology
Position: Prop/ Hooker
Fav rugby memory: Practice in the rain :)
"I like playing rugby because I get to spend time with amazing people that I'm proud to call my friends. Also, it helps to get out any anger, stress, and anxiey I have."