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Buffalo Women’s Rugby Celebrates Fall 2018

By February 5, 2019 No Comments

Last weekend, Buffalo Women’s Rugby Club celebrated their successful Fall 2018 season. The Club had an exciting season that concluded with winning the DII Midwest Conference Championship. We will continue our playoff run at the East Coast Championship on May 18, 2019. Congratulations to our Fall 2018 award recipients! 


Best Back: Colleen Benack
Best Forward: Erica Steele
Best Tackler: Chelsea Palmer
Best Rookie: Emily Stefanski
Unsung Hero: Laura Yingling-Frank
Most Improved: Emma McAndrew and Cassie Tyner
Most Supportive: Asha Glorioso
Most Dedicated: Jenna Hutzler
MVP: Jolene John
Coaches Award: Katie Daoheuang


Buffalo Women’s Rugby Club Head Coach, Jerry Hann, was inducted into the Buffalo Rugby Club Wall of Fame. A well deserved honor! Jerry is dedicated to growing the sport of rugby at every level, in Western New York and beyond. He played for Buffalo State College and Buffalo Rugby Club, and after playing for 13 years and coaching for 15 years, his rugby career led him to BWRC. We are honored to call him “Coach.”