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Our Team

Our mission is to empower and encourage women to be the best version of themselves both on and off the rugby field. Our history

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britny "posh" neubaum

Eboard: Match Secretary and Community Liason

Position: 8 man and Prop

Years Played: 2

Profession: Quality Control Chemist at Perrigo

- "I'm a Slytherin in the streets, but a Gryffindor in the sheets"

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Sarah "smalls" anderson

Position: Wing

Years Played: 6

Profession: World Traveler

- Favorite part of rugby is "hitting people"

 

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stephanie "dubs" mellinger

Eboard: Director of Operations

Position: Backline

Years Played: 4

Profession: Financial Representative at Northwestern Mutual

- "I've SCUBA dived in 5 different countries"

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sarah "pig pen" Ellison

Position: 

Years Played:

Profession: 

- Quote

 

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marisa "marbles" snieder

Position: Lock/Wing

Years Played: 5

Profession: Dental Assistant/ Student at GRCC

- "I've won 3 kid triathlons"

 

 

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kim trgina 

Eboard: Treasurer

Position: Flanker/Hooker

Years Played: 4

Profession: Physical Elementary Teacher at Lakewood PS

- "I love the family atmosphere within out team and the camaraderie amongst opposing teams"

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Ashley "a1" ziebell

Position: Lock

Years Played: 1

Profession: Civil Engineering Designer at Sigma Technologies

- "I can make crab rangoons with my eyes closed"

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tess armstrong

Position: Center/ Lock

Years Played: 14

Profession: Assistant Professor in Physical Education Teacher Education at GVSU

"One summer I ate 8 worms"

 

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emma "pearl" rutkowski

Position: Backline

Years Played: 3

Profession: Student at Ferris State University

- I love the sense of family and thrill from the game. It is empowering."

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brooke "babbs" fryman

Position: Flanker

Years Played: 4

Profession: Student at GRCC

- "I am also a certified head coach for Special Olympics soccer as well as track and field"

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kim "mcfly" martin

Position: Outside Center

Years Played: 5

Profession: Military - U.S. Coast Guard

- "Rugby will change your life. It will give you a family wherever you may go...[rugby] will make you fall in love all over again."

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sarah keaton

Eboard: Director of Rugby

Position: Hooker

Years Played: 1

Profession: Doctoral Candidate at Michigan State University

- I love rugby because of "my rugby family and [the] solid workout"

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maggie "blondie" 

Position: Flanker

Years Played:

Profession: 

- Quote

 

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lindsey "scavenger" orkisz

Eboard: President

Position: 8 man / Flanker

Years Played: 9

Profession: 

- "I collect 4 leaf clovers" (she even finds them while playing)

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kristen "nelly" nelson

Position: Fullback

Years Played: 3

Profession: Sales Representative for Sherwin-Williams Paints

- "I coach High School Softball in the Spring, and I have for the past 5 years."

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cassie "casshole" clark

Eboard: Marketing and Social Media

Position: Prop

Years Played: 8

Profession: District Manager at Master Maintenance Corporation

- "I hate Ranch Dressing"

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Sierra Poster

Eboard: Social Chair

Position: Prop/ Center

Years Played: 4

Profession: Dental Assistant

- "I put ranch on almost everything"

 

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erin shoemaker

Position: Wing

Years Played: 1

Profession: Bookkeeper at Hall Enterprise

- "I love the team atmosphere. I felt like part of the team the first day."

 

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hannah "dirty bird" king

Position: Scrum Half/ Prop

Years Played: 5

Profession: Recent Graduate

- "I am exactly 5 foot"

 

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kaitlyn "queso" Debusk

Position: Backline

Years Played: 4

Profession: Security at Eaton and Customer Service at Field and Stream

- "I flew a plane before I drove a car"

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abbey "the hurricanE" luebke

Position: Wing

Years Played: 4

Profession: Personal Trainer, Owner of Hurricane Fitness LLC

- "Don't let anyone tell you that you can't get the gains"

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amber "skirt" cain

Eboard: Recruitment Chair

Position: Flyhalf

Years Played: 6

Profession: Bio Analytical Research Specialist at MPI Research

- "I have an [adorable!] hedgehog"