Name: Ilona Maher
Sport: Rugby
Event(s): Sevens
Position: Prop Center
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195
DOB: 8/12/1996
Birthplace: Burlington, Vt.
Hometown: Burlington, Vt.
High School: Burlington High School (Burlington, Vt.)
College: Quinnipiac University ‘18, Nursing
Team/Club: Scion Rugby Club/USA Sevens Residency Program
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens, 4th
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Glendale, 2nd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Dubai, 4th
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Sydney, 3rd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Kitakyushu, 3rd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Biarritz, 1st
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Langford, 3rd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Paris, 4th
Personal: Daughter of Mieneke Maher… Father played rugby at Saint Michael's College…Began playing rugby at age 17...Played rugby at Quinnipiac for three years…Awarded the MA Sorensen Award for National Player of the Year in 2017…Volunteered as an environmental ambassador between Japan and Vermont...Volunteered at Quinnipiac with the Meriden Humane Society, along with her teammates…Works as a registered nurse and loves working with people and helping them heal…Loves learning and sharing…Favorite movies are Princess Diaries 2, Last Holiday, and Pride and Prejudice…Thanksgiving is her favorite holiday…Enjoys trying new coffee shops and restaurants, going on walks and bullet journaling.
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