Conference Spotlight: Women’s Midwest CRC


The current teams that make up the NCR Midwest Women’s Collegiate Rugby Conference are:

Winona State University (coached by Emilee Jalosuo)

University of Minnesota (Coached by Mikayla Miller)

University of Wisconsin (coached by Taylor Rozman)

University of Northern Iowa (coached by Meghan Flanigan)

Iowa State University (coached by Kelsie McDowell)

The entire conference is coached and led by women. These women coaches are all the same generation and have all played against and/or with each other at one point in their careers. Meghan Flanigan and Kelsie McDowell played together at University of Northern Iowa. Emilee, Mikayla and Meghan all played for the Twin Cities Amazons at the same time and Taylor and Meghan played together a few times with the Wisconsin touring side in a couple tournaments. Conference Commissioner Mikayla Miller says “Lately we’ve been discussing how cool it is to have us all working together to grow the game in the Midwest and have some exciting things planned that will also highlight our unique situation.”