Wisconsin Women Strike Down Scylla, 41-5

Wisconsin's Emily Frerichs races downfield with the ball against the Milwaukee Scylla.

Wisconsin's Emily Frerichs races downfield with the ball against the Milwaukee Scylla. Inside Center Jane Sachs and Flyhalf Meaghan White race after in support.

The Wisconsin Women defeated the visiting Milwaukee Scylla, 41-5, at the Crossroads Rugby Field in Madison on Saturday, September 17.

Wisconsin improves to 2-0 in Midwest Division 2 league play and will welcome the County Will Morrigans to Madison this Saturday, September 24 at 1 p.m. The day will offer up a second friendly game with Wisconsin also playing the Oconomowoc Women at 2:30 p.m. Both games will be held at the Wisconsin Rugby Club Sports Complex in nearby Cottage Grove, Wis.

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Wisconsin Women – 41
Milwaukee Scylla – 5

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Wisconsin Tries – Meaghan Odling, Jane Sachs, Mary Hanks, Laura Hanks, Shoshana Griffith

Wisconsin Conversions – Elisa Becker

Scylla Try – Ashley Kogutkiewicz

Wisconsin Woman of the Match (aka Wonder Woman) – Rebecca Stillman

Wisconsin Woman Bear Mauler of the Match – Sarah Whaley

Team Lineup:

1. Justine Stewart
2. Elisa Becker
3. Jessica Burda
4. Jenny Pederson
5. Sammy Clevenger
6. Sarah Whaley
7. Jenn Johnson
8. Mary Hanks (Captain)
9. Rebecca Stillman
10. Meaghan White (Captain)
11. Terri Russell
12. Jane Sachs
13. Laura Hanks
14. Brittany Martin
15. Shoshana Griffith
16. Amanda Evenstone
17. Emily Frerichs
18. Dana Gordon
19. Devin McGuire
Awesome Injured Reserves: Mollie Overby, Liz Robinson, Nadia Riese and Nicole Helmer

Photos by the awesome Hanks family!

Wisconsin scrumhalf Rebecca Stillman looks to tackle Milwaukee's scrumhalf while captain Mary Hanks (#8) eagerly looks for the "Ball Out!"

Wisconsin scrumhalf Rebecca Stillman looks to tackle Milwaukee's scrumhalf while flanker Sarah Whaley and No.8 Mary Hanks eagerly look for the "Ball Out!"

Wisconsin Outside Center Laura Hanks racing through the Scylla defense on a kickoff.

Wisconsin Outside Center Laura Hanks racing through the Scylla defense on a kickoff.

Inside Center Jane Sachs targets the try zone with wing Terri Russell in support.

Inside Center Jane Sachs targets the try zone with wing Terri Russell and teammates in support.

Wisconsin captain and flyhalf Meaghan White outraces her Scylla defenders on a breakaway run for a try.

Wisconsin captain and flyhalf Meaghan White outraces her Scylla defenders on a breakaway run for a try.

Sliding in for the try! Three cheers for Meaghan!

Sliding in for the try! Three cheers for Meaghan!

Wisconsin captain and No. 8 Mary Hanks drives the Scylla scrumhalf out of bounds.

Wisconsin captain and No. 8 Mary Hanks drives the Scylla scrumhalf out of bounds after a Scylla turnover of Wisconsin's ball.

Lock Justine Stewart fends off Scylla defenders on a crash run.

Lock Justine Stewart fends off Scylla defenders on a crash run.

team photo

Three cheers for a Wisconsin Win! Front row (l-r): Amanda Evenstone, Devin McGuire, Sammy Clevenger, Rebecca Stillman, Meaghan White (C), Mary Hanks (C), Laura Hanks; 2nd Row: Brittany Martin, Jane Sachs, Jenny Pederson, Justine Stewart, Jenn Johnson, Elisa Becker, Terri Russell, Jessica Burda, Sarah Whaley; Back Row: Liz Robinson, Dana Gordon, Mollie Overby, Emily Frerichs, Shoshana Griffith, Emma Zoch, Nadia Riese, Nicole Helmer.

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