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SISU February Player of the Month: Jasmine Penny

Updated: Feb 13, 2020

As a powerhouse player and a leader on the pitch, Jasmine's not afraid of the physicality of the game and breaks through opposing rucks like they're not even there. She's always willing to lend a hand to rookies and vets alike, emphasizing teamwork on the field and promoting the values of the UMWRFC. Read more about our February Player of the Month below!

Jasmine Penny playing at Wolverine 7s on 4.13.19


Jasmine Penny




Romulus, Mi


Major: Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience

Minor: French and Francophone Studies

How long have you been playing?

3 years

Why rugby?

Being an athlete has been crucial to my identity, but I needed a new sport when I came to college and I instantly fell in love with the sport, the contact, and the players.

In 5 years, what do you see yourself doing?

I see myself being a practicing physician assistant and playing rugby in my free time

Favorite place in Ann Arbor? 

Pinball Pete's

Favorite memory at Michigan so far? 

My favorite memory would be taking a class with Buis and how we got each other through the class

Who is your biggest inspiration and why? 

My biggest inspiration is my mom because she has been through so much, but is still charismatic and powers through.

If you were an ice cream flavor, what would you be? 

I would be cake batter. Classic, sweet, and you never know when you'll get a surprise sprinkle, making it unpredictable.

Favorite food or guilty pleasure?


What continent do you most want to visit?

Europe again

Favorite condiment?


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