Wisconsin Girls Rugby is committed to empowering young women through sport and we are always thrilled to see players take the next step in their journey.

This year, seven student athletes from five WGR teams have formally committed to varsity collegiate programs. Congratulations to you all!

NameHigh SchoolSigned ForComp
Aly CunninghamCatholic Memorial HSSacred HeartNCAA NIRA D1
Alexis DallasBrookfieldLong Island UniversityNCAA NIRA D1
Maggie DineenDivine Savior Holy Angels HSQueensNCAA NIRA D2
Libby KlichAppleton North High School (Oshkosh Youth Rugby)LindenwoodUSAR D1 Elite
Emme OhnmachtCatholic Memorial HSBrownNCAA NIRA D1
Lea PreussBrookfieldQueensNCAA NIRA D2
Ellie VillnowStevens Point Area HSLindenwoodUSAR D1 Elite

You can do it too!

If you are a current high school rugby athlete, check out our After Graduation area for opportunities to continue your rugby journey. You’ll find the history of WGR players who officially signed to compete collegiately at a varsity women’s program is available.

We also have resources for local Wisconsin rugby opportunities for players leaving high school and looking to remain involved in rugby.