Pam Kosanke

Pam Kosanke
USA Rugby Eagle Profile
Eagle No.143
BornNovember 21, 1979
HometownSt. Louis, MOUnited States (US)
PositionsCenter (XV), Fly half (7s)
Height5'6"
Weight140
Club Chicago North Shore
Caps XV: 28
7s: 17
College University of Michigan

NATIONAL TEAM PLAYING EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

USA RUGBY NATIONAL 7s TEAM, Chicago, IL

Spring 2002 - Spring 2013

FLY HALF, CENTER, PROP & CAPTAIN
  • First USA National team to ever win the Hong Kong 7s (2008).
  • Earned first-ever USA Women's Professional Rugby player stipend/contract for 2009 World Cup training.
  • Placed 3rd/4th in 1st ever 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Dubai (no 3rd/4th place game played).
  • Trained youth rugby players all over the world as part of National Team tour experiences and duties.
  • 17x official international 7s caps (based on qualified tournaments per World Rugby standards):
  • Whangarei 7s - 2002 & 2003
  • Hong Kong 7s - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011
  • Fiji Sevens - 2003
  • USA 7s - 2007, 2008 & 2009
  • Bahamas World Cup Qualifier - 2008
  • Dubai 7s - 2008, 2011
  • Rugby World Cup Sevens - 2009 (Dubai)

USA RUGBY NATIONAL 15s TEAM, Chicago, IL

Spring 2004 - Fall 2011

FLY HALF, CENTER & FULL BACK
  • Placed 5th in 2006 Rugby World Cup 15s in Edmonton, Canada.
  • Scored 9th most all-time points (62x) for Team USA Women's 15s throughout career.
  • 11x international 15s caps (based on qualified events per World Rugby standards):
  • USA v. Canada (Edmonton, Alberta Canada) - 2004
  • USA v. Scotland (Galashiels, Scotland) - 2006
  • USA v. Ireland (Limerick, Ireland) - 2006 (8 pts)
  • USA v. Canada (Boulder, CO) - 2006 (15 pts)
  • USA v. England 'A' (London, England) - 2006* (unofficial international cap)
  • USA v. England (WC; Edmonton, Alberta Canada) - 2006
  • USA v. Australia (WC; Edmonton, Alberta Canada) - 2006 (5 points)
  • USA v. Australia (WC; Edmonton, Alberta Canada) - 2006 (4 points)
  • USA v. Scotland (WC; Edmonton, Alberta Canada) - 2006 (14 points)
  • USA v. England (Oakville, Ontario Canada) - 2011
  • USA v. Canada (Chatham-Kent, Ontario Canada) - 2011 (7 points)
  • USA v. South Africa (Oakville, Ontario Canada) - 2011 (9 points)

ATLANTIS 7s TEAM (NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM), Chicago, IL

Spring 2002 - Spring 2013

FLY HALF, CENTER & CAPTAIN
  • Official Atlantis player #616 out of 1,369 total (for both men and women).
  • Competed as part of this official USA National Team developmental training program in 3x major international tournaments:
  • Brazil (Niteroi) - 2002 (Won Championship).
  • Bangkok - 2005 (Won Championship).
  • Las Vegas - 2013 (Lost to National Canadian Maple Leafs in Cup Quarterfinals).
  • Helped train first Brazilian Women's National Rugby Team and bring awareness of Women's Rugby Sevens to other underdeveloped global rugby regions as part of tour experiences and duties.

RUGBY CLUB & ALL-STAR LEVEL PLAYING EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

CHICAGO NORTH SHORE, Chicago, IL

Spring 2001 - Fall 2011

FLY HALF, CENTER & CAPTAIN
  • Won 2011 Division I National Championship to propel team into WPL (scored all 23 points of final match).
  • Rugby Magazine's 2011 Women's Rugby Play of the Year.
  • Earned highest scorer and Team MVP in multiple years.

MIDWEST 7s & 15s ALL-STAR TEAMS, Chicago, IL

Spring 2001 - Fall 2011

FLY HALF, CENTER & CAPTAIN
  • Won National All-Star 15s Championship Series in 2002 and 2003; Runner-up in 2001 (+Tournament MVP).
  • Won National All-Star 7s Championship Series in 2008; Runner-up in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2007.
  • Won every major regional 7s tournament in 2004; Las Vegas 7s, Cape Fear 7s, and Lakefront 7s.

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