Waukesha, WI–This weekend junior Aly Cunningham (Catholic Memorial) and senior Hannah Pfersch (Hamilton) head out to California to play for USA Rugby (U-18) in a game against Canada (U-18).
ALY CUNNINGHAM QUICK PROFILE
- 3-year starter for Catholic Memorial HS
- Wisconsin champion 2017, runner up 2018 and 2019
- Midwest champion 2018, runner up 2019
- National runner up 2018 and 2019
- All State selection 3 consecutive years 2017,2018, 2019
- Midwest Junior Thunderbird 2018 and 2019
- USA HS All-American 2018 and 2019
- Grade and Middle School Flag Rugby Coach
- 2017-2019 Middle School Tackle Coach 2019
- Student Council Vice-President
- National Honor Society
HANNAH PFERSCH QUICK PROFILE
- Captained Hamilton to a state championship in 7s rugby and a 3rd place finish in 15s rugby.
- Selected as tour captain for the Wisconsin All-Star team in an undefeated campaign to win USA Rugby’s Regional Cup Tournament.
- Earned a full scholarship to Quinnipiac University
- Created the school’s first middle school rugby team and coached 20 girls to a 2nd place finish in their final tournament, playing co-ed teams.
- Ranked 14th in her class with a 4.19 GPA.
See article: USA RUGBY | “U18 GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICANS NAME FULL SQUAD FOR WINTER CAMP 2019”