Captains

2016-2017 Co-Captains Grace and Shaw

2016-2017 Co-Captains Grace and Shaw.

Past Wisconsin Captains
B = Backs, F = Forwards
2016-2017 – Ashley Shaw (B), Grace Hovde (F)
2015-2016 – Jenn Johnson (B), Emily Mastandrea (F)
2015 (Spring) – Katie Odens (B), Jessica Burda (F)
2014 (Fall) – Jennifer Messer (B), Jessica Burda (F)
2013-2014 – Nicole Helmer (B), Kelly Clerkin (F)
2013 (Spring) – Nicole Helmer (B), Liz Robinson (F)
2012 (Fall) – Lily Khadempour (B), Nadia Riese (F)
2012 (Spring) – Jenn Johnson (B), Mary Hanks (F)
2011 – Meaghan Odling (B), Mary Hanks (F)
2010 – Meaghan Odling (B), Katie “Ber” Rouse (F)
2009 – Meaghan Odling (B), Katie “Ber” Rouse (F)
2008 – Jackie Limberg (B), Katie “Ber” Rouse (F)
2007 – Nicole Helmer (B), Kelly Clerkin (F)
2006 – Nicole Helmer (B), Kelly Clerkin (F)
2005 – Nicole Helmer (B), Kelly Clerkin (F)
2004 – Kate Turpin (B), Kelly Clerkin (F)
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 Past Team Captain Photos

2015-2016 Captains

Wisconsin’s 2015-2016 Team Co-Captains Jenn and Emily playing in games from 2015 Midwest playoffs and with the 2015 National Championship trophy.

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2015 Team Co-Captains Jessica Burda (left) and Katie Odens (Middle) accept the USA Rugby D2 National Championship Trophy.

Wisconsin Fall 2014 Backs Captain Jennifer Messer passes to teammate Nicole Helmer (2013-14 Backs Captain) in this Spring 2014 away match against the Palmer Women. Wisconsin won the league match 70-5.

Wisconsin Fall 2014 Backs Captain Jennifer Messer passes to teammate Nicole Helmer (2013-14 Backs Captain) in this Spring 2014 away match against the Palmer Women. Wisconsin won the league match 70-5.

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Wisconsin’s 2015-16 Forwards Captain Emily Mastandrea (left) and Spring 2013 Forwards Captain Liz Robinson holding the 2015 USA Rugby D2 National Championship trophy together after the match. Showing their utility prowess, Emily started at scrumhalf and Liz at Outside Center in the national final to help Wisconsin win.

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Wisconsin 2013-2014 team co-captains Nicole Helmer (left) and Kelly Clerkin (right) lead the team to an 8-0 undefeated Midwest league regular season, 2nd place Midwest finish and No. 4 national ranking from rugby media.

 

Team captains add a little badass to practice.

Team co-captains Nadia Riese (left) and Lily Khadempour (right) lead the Fall 2012 season.

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Wisconsin former team captains Meaghan White, Mary Hanks, Nicole Helmer, and Nadia Riese cheering for the Wisconsin Men and Women at the 2015 Midwest Championships in Lemont, Illinois.

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Wisconsin team co-captains Mary Hanks (left) and Meaghan White (right) celebrate at the Winter 2011 team banquet.

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Leaving it all on the field: Wisconsin captains Meaghan White (left) and Mary Hanks (right) walk off the pitch together after Wisconsin finished second in the 2011 Midwest Championships in snowy, rainy Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Wisconsin team co-captains Meaghan White (left) and Katie “Ber-Neir” Rouse (right) served back-to-back years at the helm in 2009 and 2010.

 

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Wisconsin center Jackie Limberg was the team’s backs captain in 2008.