Players

We are a team of talented women with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion.

Nina Abrell #23

Rookie

Bio coming soon!

Kayl Allen #1

Forward Pocket

Kayl eagerly joined the Tigers in 2021 after meeting some players at a recruiting event. Her youth and tenacity, coupled with a sporting background in wrestling and lacrosse, give her the aggression, fitness, and game awareness that help her to succeed in footy. Her positivity and desire to learn make Kayl an excellent teammate.

Carly Austin #11

Member At-Large, Center Half Back

Carly is one of the most-talented center halfbacks in the nation. Although a Colorado native, she first learned about footy while living in Sacramento, California. Her experience in various sports such as soccer, volleyball, track, basketball and crew give her the hand up when reading the field, ensuring quick decision making and communicating to teammates. Her long booming kick is one to be envied. Carly is a founding member and current member at large.

Toria Baker #18

Ruck

Toria is a tall, all-around athlete. She began playing footy in 2019 and immediately took to the game like a natural. Her height and athletic background give her the advantage when contesting center bounces, boundary throw-ins and ball-ups in the ruck position. She is extremely coachable, eager, and an excellent addition to the Tigers. Toria will be one of many to help bring this team to the next level.

Alyssa “Blav” Blavat

Rover

Bio coming soon!

Madison Briesacher

Wing

Bio coming soon!

Chris Briggs #25 (C)

Forward Pocket

A native to Melbourne, Australia, Chris is all too familiar with footy and enjoys being able to participate in a sport that makes her feel close to home. Chris’ sports background, surprisingly, is not in footy. She’s a former top-notch roller derby player and races motorcyles. Her fearlessness, game knowledge, spirit, and dedication are exactly what the Tigers need.

Naomi Clark

Rookie

Bio coming soon!

Twannia Clark

Center

Bio coming soon!

Jessie Coatney #7

Halfback Flank

Jessie has a long history with a variety of sports, including rugby, basketball, volleyball, and golf. Her tenacity and desire to compete at her best ability is admirable. Her mental and physical toughness will give the Tigers a leg up on the oval. She is loyal and dedicated, encompassing what it means to be a Tiger.
Read Jessie’s Essay Here.

Andi de Alfonso Ortega #9

Forward Pocket

Andi’s love for Aussie Rules is contagious. She first learned about the game after meeting her now-husband (who is a native of Melbourne, Australia). Her true passion lies with playing live-action Quidditch, but she shares her love for competition with the footy crowd, too. Andi is a dedicated, responsible, hard-working teammate who focuses on honing her skills any chance she gets. She regularly crumbs for the ball in forward pocket and works hard every chance she gets.

Kim Dickey #71

Member At-Large, Full Forward

Kim Dickey first learned of Aussie rules football in 2018. She participated in many athletics during her life, but footy was the first team sport she played. Her height and determination give her the advantage as a tall mark in the forward line. Kim is an integral part of the team; she’s incredibly loyal and dedicated. Her love for her teammates and the game is admirable. Kim is a founding member. Read Kim’s Essay Here.

Olivia Downing

Rookie

Bio coming soon!

Ally Dykes

Center Half Forward

Bio coming soon!

Sara Edwards Rohner #4 (C)

President, Center

Sara is a veteran of the sport, playing internationally for the USA Freedom and training with several AFLW teams, including the Western Bulldogs, Collingwood Magpies and Gold Coast Suns. Her athletic background includes soccer and international 7s and 15s rugby union. Sara founded the Centennial Tigers. She gets the utmost satisfaction from watching women transform through empowerment. Sara is the current president.
Listen to Sara’s interview on ABC Radio Melbourne’s Coodabeen Champions

Ruth Fernandes

Rookie

Bio coming soon!

Andie Hammon

Ruck

Hailing from the great state of New Mexico, Andie Hammon is a former collegiate athlete and current locking, competing in elite-level rugby. Her height, fitness, athleticism, and passion make for an excellent edition to the Tigers as a ruckman. Watch for great things to come from Andie!

Caitlin Hiemer #35

Half Back Flank

Caitlin is brand-new to grass sports, but her ability to drop punt, mark, and use space are undeniably natural. Caitlin spent her youth participating in competitive swimming, but has since easily picked up the nuances of footy. She is a dedicated and enthusiastic teammate who isn’t shy to use her height to her advantage.

Kristin Holland

Rookie

Bio coming soon!

Rachel Hottor

Fullback

Bio coming soon!

Whitney Jones

Full Forward

Bio coming soon!

Krystal Knight #10

Rover

Krystal is a member of the U.S. Air Force and former basketball player. Her fitness, athleticism and fearlessness will make her an excellent crummer in the Tigers’ midfield. She’s fierce and will make a huge impact on the Tigers lineup.

Alexis Koo #1

Member At-Large, Ruck Rover

“Koo” is undoubtedly the most-consistent athlete on the Tigers. Her ability to master technical skills make her a threat on the field. She doesn’t hesitate to crumb for the ball and sacrifice her body in midfield play–this shouldn’t be surprising seeing how she’s a Denver Firefighter. Koo makes for an excellent marking target, as she connects with teammates and marks the footy almost every time. Koo is a founding member.

Hayley Lansing #26

Half Forward Flank

Bio coming soon!

Raquel Lucero

Center Half Forward

Bio coming soon!

Sam Malloy

Rookie

Bio coming soon!

Tami Meis #5

Full Forward

Tami comes from a competitive, athletic background mostly consisting of volleyball. Her height, athleticism and desire to compete translate well to Australian rules football. She is a devoted teammate who isn’t afraid to take risks. Tami encompasses what it means to be a Tiger, and we are so glad she is part of our tribe.

Joliet Moya #3

Rover

Joliet “Baby J” Moya is one of the Tigers’ younger athletes. She was a star basketball player in high school, and her athleticism shows on the oval. Joliet protects her fellow on-ballers and never hesitates to throw a good hit on someone. She is an excellent crumber and regularly takes high marks. Joliet is a loyal teammate, and her comic relief always makes for a good time on and off the field.
Read Baby J’s Essay Here.

Amanda Newell #16

Secretary, Back Pocket

Amanda dabbled in sports throughout her life, including soccer and rugby throughout her teenage years. She started playing footy in 2018 and has found her home in the back pocket. Her strength and a solid boot keep the Tigers out of trouble on defense. She never gives up and works hard to crumb in the backline. Amanda is a founding member of the club and current secretary.
Read Amanda’s Essay Here.

Evie Oglesby

Ruck

Bio coming soon!

Becca Pieseski #6

Fullback

Becca is in her fourth year of playing footy. She played rugby in college, and her ability to evade opponents is quite the thing to see. She works hard at defending the goal at the fullback position. Becca has one of the biggest hearts–if you’re lucky, you’ll get the chance to experience one of her motivational speeches (her ferocity and dedication will guarantee bring you to tears).

Justine Perl

Center Half Forward

Bio coming soon!

Andrea “AP” Prusinski

Ruck Rover

AP is as fierce as they come. She leaves everything on the field whether it’s in footy, rugby, or the many other sports she’s played throughout her life. Her fearlessness and aggression from rugby and her offensive mindset make her a threat on the track. Her experience in the rugby back three provided her with speed, kicking, and openfield tackling skills that translate perfect to footy.

Evelyn Rabil

Rover

Bio coming soon!

Kim Romanoff

Half Forward Flank

A former Vassar varsity basketball captain, Kim uses her vertical, positivity, and quick feet to lead the Tigers on the oval. She’s a natural in the air, and her drop punt is to be envied. Kim is an all-around amazing person and teammate, and we can’t wait to use her multitude of skills this season!

Steph Sasz

Back Pocket

Bio coming soon!

Katie Schoultz

Half Back Flank

Bio coming soon!

Jillian Weber

Half Forward Flank

Bio coming soon!

Tag Weber

Center

Tag is a recent graduate from the Colorado School of Mines where she played rugby for the university. In addition to rugby, Tag plays ice hockey. She’s no stranger to full-contact sports. Her athletic physique and fearlessness will make her a threat on the oval.

Ashlea Wills #15

Forward Pocket

Bio coming soon!


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