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UNI women's rugby players selected as All-Americans <br>

September 3, 2002

Tim Klatt, associate director/recreation & sports clubs, (319) 273-7120
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS -- University of Northern Iowa Women?s Rugby Club members Libby Caplan of Cedar Falls and Katrina Cox of Harlan were selected first team All-Americans by USA Rugby for the 2001-2002 season. They are members of the Division II national champion team. Players are selected based on their season performance by a committee of rugby coaches and administrators.

There are more than 300 women's collegiate teams and approximately 7,000 players nationwide. The top 29 were selected to be on the first team.

Steve Murra has been the UNI women's rugby coach since the team's formation in 1994. Under his tenure, the women's teams have compiled a 229-17 record.