Our Team

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First Name Last Name Nickname Year Rugby Position Major Hometown Fun Fact
Samantha Allen Sam-a-lamb Junior Wing Strategic Communications Herndon, VA I am half-Cuban!
Katie Blackburn Blackburn Senior Flanker/8-man Exercise Science Winston-Salem, NC I have lived outside the US (Canada) until I came to Elon
Stephanie Burke Steph Senior Flanker Marketing and Management Basking Ridge, NJ I have traveled to 30 countries
Lexie Chickene Lexie Junior Center/ Wing International Studies and stuff Mooresville, NC I have a fish named Moo
Amanda Echavarri Amanda Sophomore Flanker Strategic Communications Concord, MA Mindy Kaling is my spirit animal
Clare Farrow Junior Wing Psychology Doylestown, PA All three of my birth marks are shaped like crescent moons
Mandy Fiery Fiery Senior Scrumhalf/Inside Psychology Hagerstown, MD I facetime my dog <3
Katherine Larson Lars Senior Inside/Outside Center Marketing & International Economics Trumbull, CT I went to Antarctica for Christmas!
Natalie McCarthy Natty Light Senior Center/Wing Environmental Studies Virginia Beach, VA I once owned a dog for three days
Heather McDonough-Caplan Junior Wing Psychology; Computer Science Pittsburgh, PA I have three black cats!
Sarah Murphy Shaniqua Senior Prop Biology (Pre-Med) Laurel, MD I tap danced for 13 years
Gisele Nighswander Gisele Sophomore Center/Wing Environmental Studies Bethesda, MD I am half-Portuguese! I speak to my cat in Portuguese
Darrah O’Flaherty Sophomore Hooker Management Denver, CO I pretended to be allergic to cabbage when I was little
Kimberly Schneider Kimbo Senior Flanker/8-man Physical Education & Health Hong Kong
Ellen Scire Senior Public Health – Biological Aspects Woburn, MA I was slimed at Nickelodeon Studios as a kid
Jacky Shacknow Tubz Junior Second Row Media Arts and Entertainment Wayne, NJ I was an All star Cheerleader for 12 years and quit to play rugby
Merit Sharpe Merit Senior Fullback Psychology Grand Prairie, TX I have a stuffed elephant I sleep with every night named Fluffy
Fallyn Sheff Sophomore Backline Marketing Dallas, TX I forgot how to ride a bike
Courtney Stover Senior Second Row Public Health & Policy Studies Virginia Beach, VA I visited the baby Taj Mahal in Aurangabad, India