Jillian Potter - Olympic Rugby Player


From: Austin, TX

Currently: Denver, CO

Education: University of New Mexico

Professionally: USA Rugby Athlete; Olympic Training Center Resident

Sports: USA Rugby, CrossFit


Potter began playing rugby at the University of New Mexico after playing basketball in high school and was selected to the Women’s Junior All-Americans six months later. She continued through the High Performance Development Pathway until making her Women’s Eagles debut in 2007. Potter won bronze with the Women’s Eagles Sevens at IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 in Moscow, Russia, and is one of the team’s captains on the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series circuit.

Career Highlights:

Came in 5th at the 2016 Rio Olympics
UNM Women’s Rugby Team (Captain 2005-2008)
3X Collegiate All-American
USA Women’s Rugby 15’s National Team (2007 – 2015)
USA Women’s Rugby 15’s National Team Co-Captain (2010)
USA Women’s Rugby 7’s National Team (2012 – 2016)
USA Women’s Rugby 7’s National Team Co-Captain (2013-2014)
Bronze Medalist @ 7’s Rugby World Cup in 2013
15’s Rugby World Cup participant in 2014

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