Sara Kaljuvee graduated from Pickering High School in Ajax, Ontario and went on to win the 2012 CIS women’s rugby championship with the St. Francis Xavier X-Women. Sara caught the eye of Canadian sevens coaches with her strong play in fifteens, where she was a member of the team that won the 2013 U-20 Nations Cup. After moving out west to join Canada’s centralized program in 2013, Sara was named to the roster for Canada’s opening leg of the 2013-14 Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai. After suffering an injury, she did not join the team again until the fourth and fifth rounds in Guangzhou and Amsterdam. Sara was on Canada’s gold medal winning team at the 2014 FISU Women’s Sevens Championship.
Family: Parents Gary Kaljuvee and Lynne Rohland… Sister Emily Kaljuvee and brother Conner Kaljuvee.
Getting into the sport: Started playing rugby at the age of 14… Outside Interests: Third-year part-time student at St. Francis Xavier University where she’s looking to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics… Odds and Ends: Really enjoys her dubstep playlist on game days… Nickname is “Juvee”…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
WSWS: 2013-14 – 3rd place; 2014-15 – 2nd place
FISU WCh: 2014 – GOLD