January 31, 2013

Hannemann, Stimson and Kosko Named to Tri-State All-Conference Team

Tri- State Rugby - 2012-13 All Conference Team Selection

HAMDEN, Conn. – Senior Megan Hannemann (Manchester, N.H.), sophomore Raechel Stimson (Cameron Park, Calif.) and freshman Natalie Kosko (Sebastian, Fla.) were selected to the Tri-State Rugby All-Conference Team for the 2012-13 season, announced on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.   

A senior flanker from Manchester, N.H., Hannemann appeared in all 11 games for the Bobcats, crossing the end-line 12 times for the Bobcats in her final season. She also led the team with three steals after tackles, had 43 tackles, 12 assisted tackles and 55 points this year.

Stimson, a sophomore hooker from Cameron Park, Calif., accounted for a team-high of 11 runs over twenty yards and nine tries which resulted in 45 points for Quinnipiac. She also had 32 tackles in her second season for the Bobcats.

A freshman wing from Sebastian,Fla., Kosko made an immediate impact in her freshman campaign - compiling 17 tries and 85 points on the year. Kosko also chipped in with 16 tackles and 10 runs over twenty yards aiding the Bobcats to their perfect season.

Quinnipiac finished the season with a perfect 11-0 record in the Tri-State conference and looks to compete and qualify for Nationals on May 3rd and 4th.

Women's All-Conference Team 2012-13

Congratulations to the players listed below for being selected to the Tri-State All-Conference Tea, for the 2012-13 season.

Quinnipiac Univ.
Natalie Kosko, Freshman, Wing
Megan Hannemann, Senior, Flanker
Raechel Stimson, Sophomore, Hooker

Albany Univ.
Allyssa Phillips, Grad Student, Flanker
Alexa Scott, Junior, Inside Center
Camila Osses, Senior, #8

Rutgers Univ.
Lauren Magnusson, Senior, Inside Center
Kayla Vargas, Senior, Hooker
Merissa Smith, Senior, Fly Half

Marist College
Kelley Sullivan, Senior, Outside Center
Bridget Christie, Senior, Flanker
A.J. Tarlton, Junior, Fly Half

Vassar College
Nicole Guerrero, Senior, #8
Nichelle Jackson, Senior, Prop

Binghamton Univ.
Kelly McCabe, Senior, #8
Victoria Dewyer, Senior, Fly Half

New Paltz
Brittany Clyde, Junior, Flanker
Maxine Pearlman, Sophomore, Outside Center

Hofstra Univ.
Jessica Bade, Sophomore, Prop
Jessica Mendez, Junior, Scrumhalf

Stony Brook Univ.
Cathy Tang, Junior, Inside Center
Nikki Heuer, Sophomore, Hooker

Quinnipiac fans should refer to the official website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for any schedule changes as well as the latest news, scores and highlights. The 2012-13 Women's Rugby Schedule is also available for download at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com for all mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, as well as all desktop computers.

Contact: Bethany Buckholz; bethany.buckholz@quinnipiac.edu