30th Reunion ♦ 1982-2012
Check out the 30th Reunion page for details, and keep an eye out for your invitation this summer. Events will be held October 13, 2012. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Check out some of our illustrious alumnae below. It is likely that much of this is out-of-date, but we would love to hear from you — if you have updates, or would like to be featured, please send us your information!
Sara “Cuddly Butch” Cable ’98-’99 has been playing with NOVA. In college, Cable was selected to the 1997 NERFU Collegiate Select Side, and she joined the 1999 U-23 MARFU Select Side in their U-23 ITT victory.
While playing for Radcliffe, Lindsay Davison ’97-’98 was named Tournament MVP at both the 1997 NERFU Championships (as a rookie fullback!) and the 1998 Stony Brook Ruggers Spring Classic. Linds now plays for Beantown, and she represented the NRU at the 1999 ITT in Tampa, FL. Lindsay was selected to play for the USA Eagles Women’s Developmental side in their inaugural match against the Quebec Developmentals in June 2000. She was also selected to the senior USA Eagle squad for the 2000 Saranac Can-Am and the Canada Cup. She received her first cap at Saranac.
Koma Gandy ’95 played with Navy and represented the Combined Services at the 1999 ITT, and represented SoCal at the 2000 and 2001 ITTs. She has played with Atlantis at the National 7s Championships in Conshohocken and at the Caribbean 7s in Trinidad & Tobago. She was also on SoCal’s 7s team at the 2001 7s ITTs.
Jessi Halligan ’00, a 2000 All-Ivy and All-American lock for Radcliffe, played for the NRU U23 Select Side team in 1999, 2000, and 2001.
Chandra Harrell ’95 is playing for the Atlanta Harlequins. The 1994 Forwards Captain played with the 1993 NERFU Collegiate Select Side while at Radcliffe, and she represented the East at the 1995 ITT.
Jane Kim ’96, illustrious sunflower seed-eating Korean hooker for New York, was a 1996 All-American and was selected as a U-23 Eagle in 1997.
Kay Lee ’97, another Korean sister, was Radcliffe’s 1996 Backs Captain, a 1996 and 1997 All-American, and was named to the 1997 NERFU Collegiate Select Side. Kay represented the Midwest at ITT’s in 1997.
Erika “Strug” Lundquist ’99, 1998 Backs Captain, is playing with Beantown and was selected to the 1999 NRU U-23 Select Side.
Carolyn “Oompa-Loompa” Magill ’97, now playing with New York, was selected to the 1998 U-23 Eagles team, playing for them at ITT’s and on their tour of England.
Anna “Smac” McMahan ’99 plays for Beantown and was a member of the 1999 and 2000 NRU U-23 Select Side teams.
Amanda “Commanda” Micheli ’95, Radcliffe’s 1992 and Spring 1993 Forwards captain, was on the 1993 NERFU Collegiate Select Side and was a 1995 All-American. Now playing for the Berkeley All-Blues, Amanda represented the Pacific Grizzlies at ITT’s in 1997, 1998, and 1999. She was selected to play for the USA Eagles Women’s Developmental side in their inaugural match against the Quebec Developmentals in June 2000. She was also selected to the 2000 USA Eagles squad for the annual Saranac Can-Am and the Canada Cup. She received her first cap at Saranac.
Sarah Schooler ’96, who now plays with the Maryland Stingers, was a 1996 All-American before she was selected as a 1997 U-23 Eagle. Sarah also represented MARFU at ITT’s in 1998.
Haley Monster Steele ’99, was named to the 1997 NERFU Collegiate Select Side and was honored as an All-American in 1997, 1998, and 1999 (1st team). Haley was also selected as a U-23 Eagle in 1997, 1998, and 1999 — joining the squad at ITT’s and on their tours of Britain in ’98 and ’99. She was also All-Ivy in 1999 and currently plays for New York. Haley was selected to play for the USA Eagles Women’s Developmental side in their inaugural match against the Quebec Developmentals in June 2000.
Sarah “Squatto” Varela ’93 was the 1992 Backs Captain and represented MARFU at the 1996 ITT while playing for the Maryland Stingers.
Jill Vialet ’86 has retired from play after a successful career with the Berkeley All-Blues, winning the National Club Championships twice. She made appearances at a number of ITT’s, representing Pacific with the Grizzlies, and she toured Europe with the All-Stars in 1992.
Bex Wallison ’98, 1997’s Backs Captain, was a member of the 1997 NERFU Collegiate Select Side and she was a Collegiate All-American in 1997 and 1998. She plays with New York and represented the NRU at ITT’s in 1998 and 1999 and 2001. She was featured in Rugby Magazine’s January 2002 issue, went on tour to Scotland and Wales with the Eagles, and is in the Eagles pool for the 2002 Women’s Rugby World Cup.
Zelime Ward ’98 was an All-American in 1997 and 1998. She was named to the U-23 Eagles in 1997 and 1998, representing them at ITT’s and on a tour of England in 1998.
The already legendary Alex Williams ’91 , who played for Beantown for many years before moving to San Francisco and joining the Berkeley All-Blues, was the 1989 and 1990 Forwards Captain, and she was named to the 1989 NERFU Collegiate Select Side. In 1991 she was selected for the NERFU Senior All-Star team. She represented the East at ITT’s from 1992-1995, she was named to the 1996 NRU Select Side (though they did not compete at ITT’s that year), and from 1997-1999 she represented the NRU at ITT’s — as an Assistant Coach in 1999. Alex has also played for the USA Eagles in the 1993 and 1996 Canada Cup, the 1997 Australia Tour, and the 1994 and 1998 Women’s World Cup. Alex joined the Eagles again in 2000 for the annual Saranac Can-Am and Canada Cup.