Our Team

2017-2018

Miranda Nillo

Olivia Hwang

Year: 4th

Major: Biological Anthropology

Position: Lock

Fav rugby memory: Picking out my rookies each year

Amanda Schweitzer

Year: 4th

Major: Sociology/Psychology

Position: 8-man (8)

Fav rugby memory: Scoring 5 tries in playoffs last season

Carolyn Gallays

Year: 3rd

Major: Psychology/Sociology

Position: Hooker (2)

Fav rugby memory: Finding all of my friends and community in rugby

Jas Guevera

Year: 3rd

Major: Spanish

Position: Tight Head

Fav rugby memory: Going to playoffs last year. Also when we're just chillin, because something funny will for sure happen and we're just laughing and enjoying our time together.

Haley Pedersen

Year: 4th

Major: Sociology

Position: Fullback (15)

Fav rugby memory: Joining this team because it changed my life forever

Mika Willis

Year: 4th

Major: Political Science

Position: Flanker

Fav rugby memory: Winning our first game

Amanda Bolinger

Vivian Badillo Velasco

Year: 2nd

Major: Biology

Position: Center (13)

Fav rugby memory: Subbing in during a tourney with a fractured purple hand after Lauren left the field in an ambulance, and scoring a try

Jasmin Mejia (Jaz)

Year: 2nd

Major: Sociology

Position: Prop

Fav rugby memory: First game at Elings field where we were able to play with Olympic rugby player Kelly Griff, it was such a fun experience to be able to learn from someone who has played rugby on team USA in the Olympics.

Shannon Lee

Year: 2nd

Major: Linguistics with French emphasis

Minor: Art History

Position: Lock

Fav rugby memory: Team bonding game nights

Maria Tejada

Year: 2nd

Major: Sociology/Communication

Position: Fly-half (10)

Rugby memory: Getting my hair pulled while playing UCLA


Lauren Thunen

Year: 2nd

Major: History/Black Studies

Position: Inside Center (12)

Fav rugby memory: Debbie the Van

Kayla Aurelio Hughes

Year: 2nd

Major: English/Sociology

Position: Winger (11)

Fav rugby memory: "Too many to choose just one, I have new crazy experiences with these people every day.... also, Arizona."

Rory Bevacqua

Year: 2nd

Major: Psychological Brain Sciences

Position: Flanker

Fav rugby memory: Our rookie appreciation skit and making fun of our admin

Layla Hernandez

Year: 2nd

Major: Statistics

Position: Lock

Fav rugby memory: Making her first tackle

Naomi Carrillo

Year: 3rd

Major: Biological Sciences

Position: Lock

Fav rugby memory: Scoring her first try while we destroyed our opponents on 10/28

Dina Marie Bohigian

Year: 3rd

Major: Sociology

Minor: Linguistics

Position: Flanker

Fav rugby memory: Our first team bonding practice

Isabel Matamoros

Year: 2nd

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Position: Flanker

Fav rugby memory: Monster scavenger hunt

Peach Ayon

Year: 1st

Major: Biochemistry

Position: Winger (14)

Fav rugby memory: Playing the guitar and everyone singing songs the night before the Long Beach tournament at Jasper's house

Maya Mubarak

Year: 2nd

Major: Geography

Position: Winger (14)

Fav rugby memory: Our first game at Long Beach, it was nice seeing the results of our practice.

Molly Yoon

Year: 3rd

Major: Environmental Studies

Position: Flanker

Fav rugby memory: Playing my first game with UCSB