Wisconsin Shuts Out Palmer at Home 65-0

Wisconsin’s Felicia Carlson races down the sideline for a try against Palmer. Photo by Patrick Barron. See photo album here.

Wisconsin bounced back quickly from a tough loss last week. The home team shut out the visiting Palmer Women’s team 65-0 at the Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex on Saturday, October 24.

The win helped Wisconsin improve its undefeated Midwest Division 2 league record to 5-0 in the region, 6-1-0 overall against both Division 1 and Division 2 clubs.

Flanker Kris Peterson earned a hat trick of scores to lead Wisconsin with three tries against the Dragons. Wisconsin’s other tries were shared across the roster by backs and forwards alike.

WWRFC wing Justine Wypych, scrumhalf Jennifer “Sin Bin” Johnson, No. 8 Grace Hovde, flanker Lauren McCormack, fullback Ashley Shaw, lock Sammy Clevenger, prop Melissa “Helga” Pohleber, and wing Felicia Carlson all earned a try a piece in the victory.

Flyhalf Elisa Becker converted five kicks for an additional 10 points.

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Sybil Levine