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2019 Sorensen Award Nominees Released: Vote!

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2019 Sorensen Award Nominees Released: Vote!

The nominees for the MA Sorensen Award for the top women's college player in the country have been released.

The award is named after groundbreaking William & Mary and USA prop MaryAnne Sorensen, who was a pioneer in the women's game as a player and a coach, and remains a highly-respected doctor. Sorensen has been present at all three Sorensen Award presentations. 

On display at the Washington Athletic Club, jerseys from the three previous Sorensen Award winners: Hope Rogers (Penn State, 2016), Ilona Maher (Quinnipiac, 2017), McKenzie Hawkins (Lindenwood, 2018), and the three previous Scholz Award winners: Dylan Audsley, Connor McNerney, and Bryce Campbell.

Sponsored by the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle, WA, the Sorensen Award is selected each spring and officially presented during a gala event in June. This year the event, once again held at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle, will be held June 8.

The nominees were selected by a panel of college coaches and administrators, overseen by FloRugby Senior Editor Alex Goff. One nominee was voted on by the fans, and the fans will have a heavy hand in deciding the finalists.

If you are a fan, you can vote for which nominee should be a finalist in the poll here>>

If you are a coach, director of rugby, or captain of a college team, you can vote for which nominee should be a finalist here >>

2019 Sorensen Award Nominees
Player Position College
Sui A'Au Center Central Washington
Kayla Cannet Flyhalf Penn State
Gio Ferguson-Lewis Flanker Army
McKenzie Hawkins Flyhalf/Center Lindenwood
Emily Henrich Center Dartmouth
Jenny Kronish Lock Harvard
Azniv Nalbandian Prop Penn State
AnnaKaren Pedraza Scrumhalf Lindenwood
Kat Ramage Scrumhalf Dartmouth
Megan Rom Prop Life
Emily Roskopf Center Quinnipiac
Alex Sedrick Center Life
Grace Taito Flanker BYU
Caitlin Weigel Center Harvard
Ilona Zaishliuk No. 8 / Center Notre Dame College