Georgia Tech Women's Rugby Football Club

Leave no doubt.

Alex "Trout" Schmid

Age: 20

Position(s): Lock, 8-Man

Playing Rugby For: 2 years

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Big hits

Awards/Honors: 2013 Junior All-American, 2013 Rookie of the Year

Anna Woodmansee

Age: 21

Position(s): Flanker

Playing Rugby For: 6 months

Major: Aerospace Engineering



Bri Boldon

Age: 21

Position(s): Fullback

Playing Rugby For: 3 years

Major: Literature, Media, and Culture

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Family and intensity

Awards/Honors: 2012 Rookie of the Year, 2014 Serevi Residency Program

Cemre Berk

Age: 22

Position(s): Lock 

Playing Rugby For: 3 years

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: My team

Chidinma "Chi Chi" Chukwueke

Age: 20

Position(s): 8-Man, Flanker

Playing Rugby For: 3 years

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Protection and support of teammates, on and off the field

Awards/Honors: Best Forward (2011/12 & 2012/13); USAR Experience: Received tryout invitation for All-American and Collegiate All-American teams, Nation's Cup England tour with Junior All-American team, trained with Women's 7s Eagles; Elite Team Selections: Collegiate 7s Nat'l Championship D1 All Tournament Team, USAR D1 All-American Second Team

Danielle "Squirt" Redmond

Age: 20

Position(s): Prop

Playing Rugby For: 2 years

Major: Computer Science

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: The traditions

Gabby "MK" Hoffman

Age: 19

Position(s): Center, Wing

Playing Rugby For: 6 months

Ja'el Bond

Age: 20

Position(s): Center

Playing Rugby For: 2 years

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Traditions, fitness, and tackling


Kara Matassino

Age: 20

Position(s): Flanker, Lock

Playing Rugby For: 1 year

Major: Materials Science Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: The mental and physical shape you attain when playing


Kayla Carter

Age: 19

Position(s): Flanker, Lock

Playing Rugby For: 2 years

Major: Biology

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: The physicality

Kenisha "Ninja" Luby

Age: 21

Position(s): Wing

Playing Rugby For: 4 years

Major: Computational Media

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Family


Kylene Barut

Age: 20

Position(s): Flanker

Playing Rugby For: 1 year

Major: Electrical Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: It's the only full contact women's sport


Maddy Shelton

Age: 18

Position(s): Forward

Playing Rugby For: 6 months 

Mari Nguyen

Age: 19

Position(s): Wing

Playing Rugby For: 6 months 

Major: Materials Science Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Feeling of being a team on and off the field


Mariah "Peanut" Smith

Age: 22

Position(s): Wing, Center

Playing Rugby For: 4 years

Major: Mechanical Engineering


Megan Hays, Captain

Age: 21

Position(s): Flyhalf

Playing Rugby For: 6 years, 4 for Georgia Tech

Major: Civil Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: Mental side of the game - calling plays and if executed seeing them completely rip opponents apart

Awards/Honors: 2009/10 MVP (high school); 2010/11 Best Rookie (Tech); 2011/12 Best Back (Tech)

Meghan Toler

Age: 19

Position(s): Wing, Center

Playing Rugby For: 1 year

Major: Chemical Engineering

Natalie Payne

Age: 21

Position(s): Prop

Playing Rugby For: 1 year

Major: Biology

Olivia Maurice

Age: 23

Position(s): Hooker

Playing Rugby For: 2 years

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: The physicality

Soleil Schatterman

Age: 21

Position(s): Wing

Playing Rugby For: 6 months


Taylor Armstead, Captain

Age: 21

Position(s): Scrumhalf

Playing Rugby For: 3 years

Major: Matericals SCience Engineering

Favorite Thing About Playing Rugby: The competition

Awards/Honors: 2013 Coach's Award, World Rugby Shop Scholarship for the Atlanta Serevi Rugby Camp