Pam Kosanke

Pam Kosanke
USA Rugby Eagle Profile
Eagle No.143
BornNovember 21, 1979
HometownSt. Louis, MOus
Height5'6"
Weight140
ClubChicago North Shore
CapsXV: 28
7s: 17
CollegeUniversity 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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