Freedom

Carly Smolak

USA Team: 

Hometown: Portland, OR
Currently: Oakland, CA

First Year Played: 
2015
First Rep. Year: 
2015
Jumper Number: 
7
Position: 
Forward

Meg Leone

USA Team: 

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Currently: Santa Cruz, CA

Margaret "Meg" Leone is an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant at a Level II Trauma center in Central California. She is originally from Detroit, MI and relocated to California to be by the ocean and play competitive beach volleyball. Along the way she joined up with the SF Iron Maidens, and footy has become her main sport.

Outside of work and sports, she enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling.

Date of Birth: 
March 7, 1988
Height: 
05'10"
Weight: 
155
First Year Played: 
2015
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
15
Position: 
Defense/Midfield

Bevin English

USA Team: 

Hometown: Charleston, SC
Currently: San Francisco, CA

Bevin English is a microbiologist at the University of California, San Francisco. A few years after moving to San Francisco for grad school, she was introduced to footy by her Muay Thai instructor, who knew of her soccer background and recognized her penchant for hitting things.

When not in the lab or playing footy, Bevin enjoys hiking and reading.

Date of Birth: 
December 26, 1985
Height: 
05'08"
Weight: 
155
First Year Played: 
2015
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
5
Position: 
Defense

Jacque de Leuw

Jacque de Leuw
USA Team: 

Hometown: Monterrey, CA
Currently: San Francisco, Ca

Date of Birth: 
July 24, 1992
Height: 
06'00"
Weight: 
165
First Year Played: 
2016
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Position: 
Ruck

Rosie Kloh

USA Team: 

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Currently: Sacramento, CA

 

Date of Birth: 
March 22, 1993
Height: 
05'11"
Weight: 
175
First Year Played: 
2015
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
22
Position: 
Full Back

Liz Danielson

USA Team: 

Hometown: Arcadia, CA
Currently: Sacramento, CA

Liz Danielson is rowing coach for Sacramento State and Capital Crew. She spends most of her time on Lake Natoma coaching and instructing. She rowed for Sacramento State from 2008-2011 then switched her focus to Rugby. After graduating she continued to coach rowing and then fell in love with footy. This will be her first time competing at the national level.

Date of Birth: 
February 19, 1989
Height: 
05'09"
Weight: 
200
First Year Played: 
2015
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
14
Position: 
Forward

Jessica Blecher

USA Team: 

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Currently: Portland, OR

Jess Blecher is a neurovascular nurse in Portland, Oregon. She discovered footy while studying abroad in Fremantle and then found the local Portland men's team when she returned to the States.

Date of Birth: 
March 23, 1994
Height: 
05'05"
Weight: 
150
First Year Played: 
2013
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
8
Position: 
Defense

Natalie Wolff

USA Team: 

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Currently: Brooklyn, NY

Nat is a coffee shop manager in Manhattan. She started playing footy last year when her girlfriend invited her to join her for a metro game. Her experience playing basketball and soccer helped her to pick up the game quickly and the support and coaching of her fellow New York Magpies have helped to make the game a passion in her life.

In her spare time Nat likes to watch TV, play video games, and spend time with her girlfriend and their German Shepherd mix puppy, Ru.

First Year Played: 
2016
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
18
Position: 
Defense

Paige Kiecker

USA Team: 

Hometown: Eagan, MN
Currently: Minneapolis, MN

Paige Kiecker is a marketing specialist at the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities in Minneapolis, MN. A lifelong athlete, she instantly fell in love with the fast-paced, dynamic playing style of footy and recorded her first appearance with the USA Freedom program in 2015.

When not tackling forwards on the field, Paige enjoys hiking, cooking and being perennially disappointed by the Minnesota Vikings’ playoff prospects.

Date of Birth: 
March 2, 1992
Height: 
05'10"
Weight: 
201
First Year Played: 
2015
First Rep. Year: 
2015
Jumper Number: 
20
Position: 
Half Back

Alison Bremner

USA Team: 

Hometown: Chico, CA
Currently: Denver, CO

Alison Bremner is a Chiropractor and owns her own clinic in Boulder, Colorado. She got into footy after coming to a practice after her Gaelic Football season was over. She fell instantly in love with the sport and wished she had found the sport earlier.

In her spare time she likes to travel and have random adventures.

Date of Birth: 
May 20, 1982
Height: 
05'08"
Weight: 
160
First Year Played: 
2016
First Rep. Year: 
2017
Jumper Number: 
1
Position: 
Midfield

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