Celebrating the 2016-17 NIRA All-Americans

The 14 colleges competing in the 2016-2017 NCAA League have selected the second class of NIRA Rugby All-Americans. Each student-athlete was selected based on their performance over the course of the inaugural 2016 NCAA League season. 

The NCAA League kicked off its Spring 7s Series on March 25 at Harvard University. On April 9, for the third year in a row, Brown hosted the all-NCAA Sorensen Invitational where these All-Americans were acknowledged for their skill and dedication to the sport.

Selected NIRA All-Americans hail from 3 countries and 18 states. Players include 8 seniors, 11 juniors, 8 sophomores, and 4 freshmen.

2016-17 NIRA RUGBY ALL-AMERICANS

Sui A’AU (Portland, Ore.)
Central Washington University, freshman, inside center

Kayla CLARK (Olympia, Wash.)*
American International College, junior, No. 8

Claire COLLINS (Palo Alto, Calif.)*
Harvard, senior, No. 8

Zye CRITTINGTON (Cocoa, Fla.)*
USMA, West Point, sophomore, inside center

Sheila DECKER (Saranac Lake, N.Y.)
Norwich University, sophomore, No. 8

Gio FERGUSON-LEWIS (Rockaway Beach, N.Y.)
USMA, West Point, freshman, No. 8

Bayleigh GABLE (Grandville, Mich.)
USMA, West Point, freshman, flyhalf

Oksana GORETAYA (West Warwick, R.I.)
Brown, senior, center

Anne-Laurence HARVEY (Quebec, Canada)*
American International College, sophomore, center/wing

Sydney HAWKINS (Flint, Mich.)
USMA, West Point, junior, wing

Kim HURLEY (Brookfield, Mass.)
Norwich University, senior, prop

Leah INGOLD (Kent, Wash.)
Central Washington University, sophomore, flyhalf

Mason JOHNSON (Olympia, Wash.)*
Quinnipiac University, junior, scrumhalf

Bridget KAHELE (Aldie, Va.)*
American International College, junior, scrumhalf

Ilona MAHER (Burlington, Vt.)*
Quinnipiac University, junior, center

Cassidy MEYERS (Covington, Wash.)
Central Washington University, senior, fullback

Maggie MYLES (Emmitsburg, Md.)*
Quinnipiac University, senior, fullback

Michel NAVARRO (Fallbrook, Calif.)
Central Washington University, freshman, flanker

Vic OLCHOWOJ (Dobson, N.C.)
Norwich University, junior, flanker

Paige PFANNENSTIEL (Traverse, Mich.)
Bowdoin College, senior, flanker

Flora POOLE (Christchurch, New Zealand)*
Quinnipiac University, junior, flyhalf

Kat RAMAGE (Roxbury, N.J.)*
Dartmouth College, sophomore, scrumhalf

Danielle RAMSAY (Freeport, N.Y.)
Dartmouth College, sophomore, center

Aalea RAY (Landisville, Pa.)
West Chester University, junior, flyhalf/back

Shamira ROBLES (Bronx, N.Y.)
American International College, junior, flanker/flyhalf

Emily ROSKOPF (Pleasanton, Calif.)*
Quinnipiac University, sophomore, center

Francesca SANDS (Essex, Vt.)
Dartmouth College, junior, center

Asinate SEREVI (Seattle, Wash.)
Central Washington University, junior, outside center

Caitlin WEIGEL (Hudson, Ohio)
Harvard, sophomore, flyhalf

Hailey WYATT (Breckenridge, Colo.)*
Quinnipiac University, senior, flanker

Adriana ZEIDERS (Lancaster, Pa.)
West Chester University, senior, center/back

* 2015-16 NIRA All-American

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