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180+ Named to NIRA All-Academic Team

  • 28 Jun 2024
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National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) has placed more than 180 student-athletes to its 2023-24 All-Academic Team. Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students with GPAs 3.5 or higher were eligible for selection. Twenty NIRA institutions are represented, and DI Queens University of Charlotte led all programs with 18 selections. In Division II, West Chester University led with 15 representatives, and Bowdoin College led Division III with 14 players. [lead graphic c/o @ncaawrugby]

NIRA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Joey Abrantes — Soph., Norwich Univ, Exercise Science
Jalie Albrecht-Reed — Grad, Queens Univ. Charlotte, Political Science
Aziza Alford — Soph., Brown Univ, Cognitive Science
Emily Almoney — Sr., West Chester Univ, Communication Science and Disorders
Ashley Amparo — Sr., Brown Univ, Africana Studies
llene Andrade — Sr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Psychology
Megan Aronoff — Jr., Univ. New Haven, Political Science
Kayla Atoigue — Soph., Brown Univ, Undecided
Alaysia Beard — Jr., Long Island Univ, Health Science
Abby Beaver — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Graphic Design

Brooke Beers — Jr., Princeton Univ, Computer Engineering
Leilani Bender — Sr., Princeton Univ, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Kyra Bishop — Soph., Bowdoin College, Psychology & Francophone Studies
Hannah Brink — Soph., U.S. Naval Academy, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Chinwe Bruns — Soph., Bowdoin College, Biochemistry
Ashley Bussell — Soph., Univ. New England, Medical Biology
Alexis Byrne — Sr., Univ. New Haven, Criminal Justice
Caitlyn Caldon — Grad, Sacred Heart Univ, Master of Public Health
Ceci Calhoun — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, International Studies
Jane Castleman — Sr., Princeton Univ, Computer Science

Akilah Cathey — Jr., Brown Univ, Africana Studies & International and Public Affairs
Faith Chen — Jr., Brown Univ, Biology
Luiza Chevres — Soph., Princeton Univ, History
Amelia Clarke — Soph., Princeton Univ, Economics
Erin Clay — Jr., Adrian College, Political Science
Liz Cogan — Jr., Univ. New England, Environmental Science
Nyah Cordero — Sr., Dartmouth College, Film and Media Studies
Adell Cortis — Soph., U.S. Military Academy, Legal Studies
Sabine Costello-Sander — Soph., Warren Wilson College, Conservation Biology
Brooke Crago — Jr., West Chester Univ, Special Education Pre K-12

Haley Crow — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Biology
Sophia Crowley — Sr., Long Island Univ, Biology
Jessica Cui — Sr., Princeton Univ, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Morgan Cunningham — Sr., Brown Univ, Sc.B. Statistics
Kendall Cunningham — Soph., Brown Univ, Undecided
Alyssa Cunningham — Jr., Sacred Heart Univ, Management
Charlotte d’Halluin — Sr., U.S. Naval Academy, Mechanical Engineering
Kiley Day — Sr., Frostburg State Univ, Exercise & Sport Science
Erica De San Jorge — Jr., Princeton Univ, Psychology
Amelia DiCicco — Jr., West Chester Univ, Health and Physical Education

Delaney Dill — Sr., Brown Univ, Environmental Science
Maggie Dineen — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, English
Colleen Doucette — Sr., Bowdoin College, Economics & English
Sara Doyle — Jr., American International College, Exercise Science
Lauryn Eisenhart — Sr., Bowdoin College, Government and Legal Studies
Jara Emtage-Cave — Jr., Harvard Univ, Chemistry and Physics
Justine Endo-Ferguson — Soph., Bowdoin College, Earth and Oceanographic Science
Kateri Espinosa — Sr., Princeton Univ, Public and International Affairs
Lauren Fallon — Grad, Sacred Heart Univ, Master of Arts: Strategic Communications & Public Relations
Phebe Finch-Raymond — Jr., Warren Wilson College, Anthropology

Sarah Foley — Soph., Sacred Heart Univ, Criminal Justice
Alona Fransen — Jr., Warren Wilson College, Biology
Sophia Gaddis — Jr., Long Island Univ, Criminal Justice
Maggie Geiger — Jr., U.S. Naval Academy, Operations Research
Charlotte Gilmour — Soph., Harvard Univ, Human Evolutionary Biology
Sophie Gold — Jr., Bowdoin College, Neuroscience & Physics
Elizabeth Goodrich — Jr., Univ. New England, Applied Exercise Science
Lindy Gostage — Sr., U.S. Naval Academy, Mechanical Engineering
Jessica Gozlan — Sr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Sport Management
Emelie Granelli — Jr., Long Island Univ, Business Management

Hattie Grant — Jr., Brown Univ, Neurobiology
Jakiyah Griffin — Jr., American International College, Criminal Justice
Sofie Grous — Jr., Princeton Univ, Economics
Lydia Hall — Jr., Frostburg State Univ, Nursing
Mikaela Hall — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Art
Siena Hall — Sr., U.S. Naval Academy, Oceanography
Evie Hamer — Soph., Bowdoin College, Government and Legal Studies, Economics
Samantha Handwerk — Soph., Princeton Univ, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Josie Harrison — Jr., Dartmouth College, Geography & Film and Media Studies
Alexis Haskins — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Nursing

Haven Hawkins — Jr., Sacred Heart Univ, English
Anjelyna Heisey — Grad, West Chester Univ, Sports Medicine Studies
Tyson Hickey — Jr., West Chester Univ, Media and Culture
Sofia Hilger — Jr., Harvard Univ, Applied Mathematics
Mckenna Hill — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Biology
Shannon Hobbs — Jr., Norwich Univ, Communications, Management
Kayla Hoch — Sr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Communication
Sabrina Houlihan — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Marketing
Nicole Ihensekhien — Sr., Dartmouth College, Government
Sylvi Imrem — Sr., U.S. Military Academy, International relations

Jailin Jackson — Sr., Sacred Heart Univ, Psychology
Olivia Jaskolska — Jr., Harvard Univ, Classics
Skylar Jordan — Soph., Harvard Univ, Linguistics
Abby Kayser — Sr., Dartmouth College, Computer Science
Alise Kayser — Jr., Quinnipiac Univ, Sociology
Avery Kemora — Sr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Psychology
Caroline Kinghorn — Sr., Harvard Univ, Government
Mikayla Kizel — Jr., West Chester Univ, Biology: Ecology and Conservation
Rebecca Klements — Jr., Norwich Univ, Biochemistry
Bridget Kowalski — Soph., West Chester Univ, Nursing

Lucy Lamborn — Soph., Quinnipiac Univ, Sociology
Taylor Lea — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Computer Science
Jessica Lee — Jr., Harvard Univ, Mathematics
Carly Lehman — Jr., Harvard Univ, Government
Noelle Lewis — Sr., Brown Univ, Africana Studies & International and Public Affairs
Lulu Linkas — Soph., Bowdoin College, Earth and Oceanographic Science & Computer Science
Ciara Loughran — Soph., Princeton Univ, Molecular Biology
Lilian Lu — Jr., Norwich Univ, Computer Security
Hannah Maccarone — Soph., Dartmouth College, Psychology & Anthropology
Grace Macune — Jr., U.S. Military Academy, Chemical Engineering

Emma Magness — Soph., U.S. Naval Academy, Nuclear Engineering
Elizabeth Mahoney — Jr., Brown Univ, Environmental Science
Hannah Mance — Sr., Sacred Heart Univ, Health Science: Public Health
Candela Mangiardi-Querol — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Exercise Science
Jorja Markella — Sr., Bowdoin College, Government and Legal Studies & Sociology
Gillian Mason — Soph., Quinnipiac Univ, Environmental Science
Samantha McGann — Grad, Sacred Heart Univ, Master of Science: Athletic Training
Sara McNicholas — Jr., West Chester Univ, Pre-Occupational Therapy
Morgan McPeak — Sr., U.S. Naval Academy, Political Science
Asialeata Meni — Jr., Dartmouth College, Anthropology

Caroline Metzgar — Jr., West Chester Univ, Special Education: Pre-K-12
Kai Meyer — Jr., Warren Wilson College, Communications
Gabrielle Miller — Soph., American International College, Physical Therapy
Alyssa Miller — Soph., West Chester Univ, double major: Early Grades Prep Pre K-4, Special Education Prek-12
Fabiola Millien-Faustin — Sr., Sacred Heart Univ, Psychology
Brogan Mior — Sr., Harvard Univ, Human Evolutionary Biology
Mia Moore — Soph., West Chester Univ, Early Grades Prep PK-4
Faith Morley — Sr., West Chester Univ, Art-Graphic and Interior Design
Kate Muldoon — Soph., Brown Univ, Undecided
Julia Murray — Soph., Brown Univ, Environmental Science & International and Public Affairs

Ella Nenoff — Soph., Univ. New Haven, Mechanical Engineering
Fodhla Ni Bhraonain — Jr., Quinnipiac Univ, Finance
Aifric Ni Ghibne — Soph., American International College, Education
Jenifer Nicolas Ramirez — Sr., Norwich Univ, Exercise Science
Maggie Norton — Jr., Bowdoin College, Psychology & Religion
Kiley O’Brien — Soph., Norwich Univ, Criminal Justice
Siobhán O’Donnell — Soph., Norwich Univ, Criminal Justice
Mackayla O’Meara — Sr., Univ. New England, Health Wellness and Occupational Studies
Grace Oliver — Jr., U.S. Naval Academy, Cyber Operations
Tiahna Padilla — Soph., Harvard Univ, Engineering Sciences

Lulu Patterson — Sr., Harvard Univ, Psychology
Nicole Perault — Sr., Norwich Univ, Nursing
Hannah Pfersch — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Double major: Behavioral Neuroscience and Computer Science
Elizabeth Polubinski — Jr., Princeton Univ, Classics
Maria Poulos — Soph., Warren Wilson College, Sociology/Anthropology
Lea Press — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Conservation Biology
Tati Price — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Health Sciences
Abigail Ramirez — Soph., Bowdoin College, Sociology
Eva Rankin — Soph., Harvard Univ, Social Studies Honors
Lillian Rhode — Jr., West Chester Univ, Biology: Cell and Molecular

Saniya Ridley — Jr., Bowdoin College, English and Theater & Dance
Annekkia Ritter-Truxal — Sr., American International College, Psychology
Syd Rivera — Jr., Warren Wilson College, Anthropology
Amelia Rizzi — Soph., Quinnipiac Univ, Criminal Justice
Jo Robinson — Jr., Univ. New England, Medical Biology
Ines Robres — Soph., Vermont State Univ Castleton, Management
Jordan Roe — Sr., Harvard Univ, English
Alexis Ropelewski — Sr., American International College, Healthcare Management
Kyla Roy — Sr., Univ. New Haven, Sport Management
Sayler Russell — Soph., Long Island Univ, Elementary Education

Vivian Salvucci — Jr., Warren Wilson College, Creative Writing
Amelia Sanchirico — Jr., Princeton Univ, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Celi Sandoval — Sr., U.S. Naval Academy, Political Science
Venise Sanft — Soph., American International College, Psychology and Public Health
Abbey Savin — Sr., Dartmouth College, Anthropology
Salome Schmitt — Soph., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Nursing
Chloe Schrader — Sr., Harvard Univ, Psychology
Chloe Sheahan — Soph., Bowdoin College, Environmental Studies & Government and Legal Studies
Ashleigh Siciliano — Jr., Univ. New Haven, Criminal Justice
Natalie Simecek — Grad, Vermont State Univ Castleton, Masters in Athletic Training, BS in Kinesiology

Ella Slaby — Jr., Bowdoin College, Neuroscience
Emily Slocombe — Sr., Sacred Heart Univ, Criminal Justice
Olyvia Snyder — Soph., Harvard Univ, Applied Mathematics
Emilie Stene — Soph., Vermont State Univ Castleton, Marketing
Jay Stone — Jr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Sociology
Kathryn Storey — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Entrepreneurship
Maggie Sweeney — Soph., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Communication
Alexis Tardy — Sr., Univ. New England, Health Wellness and Occupational Studies
Abbey Terpstra — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Nursing
Emily Tippelmann — Jr., Univ. New Haven, Criminal Justice

Mary Tschannen — Sr., Queens Univ. Charlotte, Psychology
Amanda Uggalla — Jr., Norwich Univ, Accounting
Celeste Valerio — Soph., Univ. New England, Psychology
Anna Van Dyk — Sr., Quinnipiac Univ, Double Major: Criminal Justice and Psychology
Jania Vandevoorde — Jr., Brown Univ, Sc.B. Computer Science and Sc.B. Statistics
Sophia Villacorta — Sr., Princeton Univ, Geosciences
PK Vincze — Jr., Harvard Univ, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Katelyn Walker — Soph., Dartmouth College – Psychology
Lily Walker — Jr., Warren Wilson College, Sociology/Anthropology
Katryn Wallenburg — Grad, West Chester Univ, Exercise Science

Abigail Ward — Sr., U.S. Naval Academy, Computer Science
Salvadora Ward — Soph., Warren Wilson College, Environmental BA
Carleigh Welsh — Soph., West Chester Univ, Special Education Pre K-12
Kyla Widodo — Jr., Dartmouth College, Neuroscience & Film and Media Studies
Caroline Woelfel — Soph., Sacred Heart Univ, Criminal Justice
Avonlea Wood — Soph., Sacred Heart Univ, Criminal Justice
Makena Wright — Sr., Sacred Heart Univ, Sports Communication and Media

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