Finau Tamaivena was introduced to rugby at age 17 through family friends. She also played club volleyball for four years where she earned MVP honors before making a full transition to rugby. Her father, Levi Tamaivena played for Fiji's National Sevens team.
Once in rugby, Tamaivena was named a USA Rugby High School All-American in 15s, selected for the USA Under-20s and earned Collegiate All-American honors -- all from 2015 to 2018.
In November of 2018, Tamaivena earned her first cap with the U.S. Women's National Team 15s against New Zealand at The Rugby Weekend in Chicago.
Credit: USA Rugby
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