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Jillion Potter

Jillion Potter
Rugby USA

Jillion Potter

Jillion Potter
  • Birth date 7/05/1986
  • Birthplace Austin, Texas
  • Hometown Denver, Colorado
  • Residence Chula Vista, California
  • Height/Weight 5'10"/ 174 lbs


Potter, the USA captain on the Women's Sevens World Series circuit, has earned a reputation for doing whatever she can to help her teammates. Her teammates had the opportunity to return the favor, standing by her side as she battled back from her cancer diagnosis in 2014.
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Getting to know Jillion Potter


Potter was diagnosed with stage III synovial sarcoma in September of 2014.


She completed six cycles of chemotherapy and finished radiation in March 2015. Just a couple of weeks later, she returned to training.


The rugby community supported Potter by raising money for treatment.

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