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NSCRO Sends 2 Teams to Vegas

  • 13 Feb 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) is proud to announce the selections for the two NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7s Select Sides that will compete at the Las Vegas Invitational on March 1-2, 2019.This is very much a rebuilding year for the program and the two squads include only three players who competed in the program in 2018, plus one player returning from the 2017 squad.The new players were selected through the online player recommendation process or their participation in the recent NSCRO Women’s 7s All-Star Championship.


Victoria Breza – University of Rochester

Sydni Carpenter – University of Findlay

Kelly DeGrood – St. Bonaventure University

Britni Ebert – MiraCosta College

Stephanie Franz – Eckerd College

Heather Grabow – University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Emily Grey – University of Rochester

Kiani Haupu – MiraCosta College

Anna Herrmann – Simpson College

Brook Hoesing – Wayne State College

Eden Liebenthal – University of South Dakota

Hattie Liechty – Simpson College

Daisy Manoa – MiraCostaCollege

Alex Massari – California University of Pennsylvania

Nicole McCardle – Endicott College

Tylea McCarthy-Walker – SUNY Oswego

Jasmyn Nash – Minnesota State University Moorhead

Rebecca Nyul – Angelo State University

Paiton Plutchak – Northern Michigan University

Kate Reasons – University of Rochester

Pam Sbarra – University of Scranton

Kat Scheerer – Eckerd College

Sarah Skladzien – Simpson College

Amanda Steffins – Angelo State University

This year’s staff includes Bryn Chivers, Jeff Noe, Alex Schaefer, Mary Kate McNulty and Brianna Woodworth.The team will also compete at the Collegiate Rugby Championships in Chester, Pa., in June and selections for that squad will be announced after the NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championships on April 28-29. The program is open to all NSCRO players, and coaches can complete the Player Recommendation Form at any time. The program is made possible by The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and their continued support in the growth of women’s rugby. Contact Bryn Chivers ( or 773-308-3430) for questions about the program or to discuss a player in more detail.


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