All-Conference Women Announced

For Immediate Release

College Rugby – Women

Tuesday February 7, 2017
Poughkeepsie, NY

​Tri-State Rugby Conference Names All-Conference Women’s Team

Following the Fall 2016 season which bore witness to three Tri-State Rugby Conference women’s teams participating in the Round of 32 Fall Championship​, the All-Conference selections have been announced. Vassar College and the University at Albany, both of whom reached the Elite 8 quarterfinal round, place 3 players each as does Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who had a good season.

Tri-State Rugby Conference Women’s All-Conference Team 2016-17

Emma Barakat, Drew University, Flanker, Senior
Paige Beal, SUNY Binghamton, Prop, Senior
Leah Bodh, Hofstra University, Flyhalf, Sophomore
Emily Buis, University at Albany, Flyhalf, Junior
Kelsey Burke, Fairfield University, Scrumhalf, Senior
Adriana Castillo, Marist College, #8, Junior
Precious Cummings, University at Albany, Inside Center, Senior
Amanda Fins, Montclair State University, Fullback, Senior
Nathalie Freeman, Vassar College, Flanker, Senior
Mariah Ghant, Vassar College, Prop, Senior
Sarah Green, Siena College, Inside Center, Senior
Ida Greene, Stony Brook University, Fullback, Senior
Shannon Horan, Manhattanville College, Hooker, Sophomore
Gabby Johns, Hofstra University, Wing, Sophomore
Pola Kuhn, Bard College, Fullback, Senior
Melanie Marotta, Marist College, Flyhalf, Junior
Mary Margaret McElduff, Vassar College, Flyhalf, Senior
Dana Morgante, Stony Brook University, Inside Center, Senior
Tierney Morton, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, #8, Senior
Yuzuki Otake, Fordham University, Scrumhalf, Freshman
Barbara Padilla, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Scrumhalf, Senior
Kelly Phillips, Siena College, #8, Senior
Grace Rabinowitz, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Flyhalf, Junior
Vrhandejah Reno, SUNY New Paltz, #8, Senior
Chloe Sumner, University at Albany, #8, Senior
Kelsey Washburn, Fairfield University, Wing, Senior
Congratulations to all these young women for their efforts on the field representing their respective university or college.
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