WSU athlete, alum playing in Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ashley Kmiecik ’05.
Courtesy USA Women’s Rugby.
PULLMAN – The USA Women’s National Rugby Team chose Ashley Kmiecik (’05, BA Liberal Arts) to start in the 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup in England this August.
Kmiecik will play as a fullback with the USA Women Eagles beginning with a match versus Kazakhstan on August 20.
The 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup features the top 12 teams from around the world. The teams are sorted into three pools and will play pool opponents on three match days. The fifth-ranked USA Women’s Team is in Pool B along with second-seeded England, Ireland and Kazakhstan.
For additional information, click the following link to Washington State Magazine.
Read about the USA women ruggers’ journey to England for the World Cup:
Read about the WSU women’s team in the Spring 2010 issue of Washington State Magazine, or learn more about the sport via the YouTube below featuring WSU team members.