Women’s Collegiate All-American 15s Complete Development Camp

Talent verification at the core of five day training camp with 44 participating women’s athletes

  • 44 Women's Collegiate All-Americans have completed a five day training camp
  • Talent verification and development at the core
  • Athletes evaluated for U23 depth chart and August senior prep camp

HANOVER, NH. - 44 Women's Collegiate All-Americans have completed a five day training camp focused on talent development and verification at Dartmouth College. Exposing athletes to a high intensity training environment, the camp -- which began on June 19 -- allowed players to test their individual strengths under the direction of experienced coaches and staff who placed an emphasis on meeting the demands of senior international competition.

From the assembly, 8-10 athletes will receive an invitation to the senior women's training camp in August; with opportunities for selection to the North American Four tournament on offer, as well. Additionally, coaches and staff will continue their evaluation of players to create a U23 depth chart, also making note of those who display the potential to medal at the 2021 World Cup.

Over the course of the five days, players underwent a comprehensive training regimen that included trial games and meetings with coaches and staff to create individual development plans. As a whole, the camp focused directly on building depth for the women's program, providing critical insight into bridging the gap between the collegiate and senior national levels.

Additionally, the camp was an opportunity for coaches and players to work within the vision of newly appointed Women's National Team Head Coach Rob Cain, who will begin full-time in the United States at the end of the month.

"Been a really successful Collegiate All-American camp. We have challenged the players' mindsets and skill sets with lots of positive results," says Cain. "I have been hugely impressed not only by the players work ethic and willingness to learn but also their ability to problem solve. They have worked hard, had fun and now understand the level of detail they need in their game. I want to thank all the staff for all their hard work, just like the players they have challenged themselves and had fun doing it."

All 44 Collegiate All-Americans selected were strong representations of the top performing athletes in the country; with several chosen through an open nomination process that took place earlier this year. Given players in camp had already displayed elite athletic abilities, coaches and staff worked to build on existing skills while also educating participants the steps needed to continue performing at a high level.

The Women's Collegiate All-American program is a substantial contributor to the senior Women's National Team player pool. In order for athletes to find success within the women's pathway, monetary support is crucial from the greater community. To support the Collegiate All-American program, visit usarugby.org/trust or click here.

WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE ALL-AMERICAN ROSTER | DEVELOPMENT CAMP JUNE 19-24

PLAYER SCHOOL
Amber Chandu New York University
Carly Waters Penn State University 
Cassandra Darrow Yale University 
Corrine Heavner Penn State University 
Coutney Kuehl Central Florida University 
Darby McFall Cal State University, Chico 
Darian Lovelace Life University 
Ella Brucker Queens College
Emma Shimek Notre Dame
Etta Mailau Vipers Women's Rugby 
Finau Tamaivena Seattle Saracens 
Frankie Sands Dartmouth College
Funmi Akinlosotu Air Force
Gabby Cantorna Penn State
Grace Taito Brigham Young University 
Haley Langan Harvard University 
Jenny Kronish Harvard University 
Jett Hayward Stanford University 
Joyce Taufa Lindenwood University 
Kainoa Ah Quin Brigham Young University 
Karen Faget Life University 
Kat Ramage Dartmouth College 
Kayla Hunkin-Clark American International College 
Kelsie O'Brien Air Force Academy/Glendale Merlins 
Kristina Tomelloso St. Mary's College of California
Madison Ohmann Life University 
Maya Learned Harvard University 
McKenzie Hawkins Lindenwood University 
Megan Rom Life University 
Milla Anderson Dartmouth College
N'Keiah Butler Life University 
Noelle Heiser Air Force Academy 
Olivia Ortiz Davenport University 
Rachel Ehrecke Penn State University 
Rachel Hand Dartmouth College 
Ravyn Santiago Life University 
Sarah Levy Northeastern University 
Susan Michelle Reyes -
Taylor Makowski Life University 
Tess Feury Penn State University 
Whitney Wilson Life University 
KB Broughton Life University 
Scout Cheeks Penn State University 
Haydon Short Coast Guard Academy 

WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE ALL-AMERICAN STAFF | DEVELOPMENT CAMP JUNE 19-24

TITLE STAFF
Coach Katy Dowty
Coach Jamie Burke
Coach Ros Chou
Coach  Mel Denham
Coach Craig Wilson
Strength & Conditioning Coach Tom Kindley
Athletic Trainer Katherine Henry
Athletic Trainer Yuriko Fujioka
Team Manager Mac St. Onge
Pathway Manager Anna Kunkel