Moon Area Girls Varsity Rugby

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Ropelewski Signs Letter of Intent

Senior rugby player Alexis Ropelewski signed her NLI today to continue her academic and athletic career at American International College.  Congratulations and good luck!

Depner Signs Letter of Intent

Senior Rugby player Cassie Depner signed her NLI today to continue her academic and athletic career at Dartmouth College.  Congratulations and good luck!

Sr. Spotlight-Sofia Mancini, Varsity Girls Rugby

Name: Sofia Mancini Sport(s) played and position(s): 4 year Rugby- fullback, outside center, 4 year Basketball- guard, Track and Field/Soccer- freshman year Statistics and accomplishments: USA Rugby Girls High School All-American, PA Rugby All Stars, 2017-2019, Rugby PA State Champion 2017, Rugby National Qualifying Team 2018, Basketball Captain, senior year, Rugby Captain, senior year, 4 year Rugby Letterman, 4 year Basketball Letterman, 1 year Track and Field

Sr. Spotlight-Cymone Richard, Girls Varsity Softball and Rugby

Name: Cymone Richard Sport(s) played and position(s): Rugby – Prop, Softball – 3rd and 1st Statistics and accomplishments: 4 year letterman for Rugby, Penn State All Star Game, Pennsylvania All State Team, Rugby PA State Champs, Softball WPIAL runner up (2017), Rugby Co-Team Captain Favorite memories: Showing up to rugby practice with a durag on; going to Ruggerfest all 4

Sr. Spotlight-Haley Weiss, Girls Varsity Rugby

Name: Haley Weiss Sport(s) played and position(s): Rugby, Position: Wing Statistics and accomplishments: Lettered 3 years, The team won states (2017) and went to nationals (2018) which we were hoping to do again at the end of this season Favorite memories: Going to Ruggerfest in North Carolina every year to start off the season, and

Sr. Spotlight-Olivia Estright, Girls Varsity Rugby

Name: Olivia Estright Sport(s) played and position(s): Rugby – 8 Man, Second Row, Prop, Cross Country Statistics and accomplishments: Rugby PA State Champs 2017 National Qualifying Team 2018 3 year Rugby Letterman Senior Year Cross Country Letterman & 4 Iron Man Award (never missing a meet) Favorite memories: The post-rugby game atmosphere where everyone is complimenting opponents on

Coach Spotlight-Rocky Nurss, Varsity Girls Rugby

Name: Rocky Nurss Sports that you have coached and currently coach: Past:  Geneva College Men’s Rugby, Washington and Jefferson College Men’s Rugby, Allegheny Rugby Union Men’s College All-Stars, MASA Youth Soccer Present:  Moon Area Girls Rugby, West Pittsburgh Foxes Middle School Girls Rugby, West Pittsburgh Foxes High School Girls Rugby College attended and sports played:

Girls Varsity Rugby preview

The Moon Area Girls Rugby team is set for a season of changes in 2020.  With the graduation of a large and talented group of forwards, the Tigers look to change their style of play and have numerous positional changes. The back line will be a strength this season with Junior inside center Cassie Depner

Sofia Mancini Named to Girls Rugby All-American 15’s team

Moon Area rising senior Sofia Mancini has been named to the USA Rugby HS All-American team for the second consecutive year!  Congratulation Sofia on this high honor!  To read the announcement click on the link: https://internal.usarugby.org/2019/08/girls-high-school-all-american-xvs-begin-east-and-west-training-camps-in-canada/