Making the DII Women's National Spring Final Four is no small feat, especially if you're Salisbury, Tulane, Southern California, or Humboldt State. Each of these teams not only clawed their way through the normal resistance of competition, retention of numbers, injury, and exhaustion, but they also handily took the win from their oppositions on April 10 during the Round of 16.
Following an exciting weekend at the 2015 Women's National Championship held at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC (read more), NSCRO President Stephen Cohen and NSCRO Women's Commissioner Bryn Chivers presented several awards to individual players, as well as announced the 2015 All-Championship Team.
The 2015 NSCRO Women’s National Championship was held on Dec. 5-6 at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC. The partnership with the RAC provided NSCRO with the opportunity to host the event in a facility fitting of a National Championship.
The Girls High School National Invitational Championship (NIC) will award two titles in 2016 and going forward: one to a single-school champion, and one to a club champion. Two weeks ago, the single schools announced their intentions regarding 2016 nationals (read more), and now the NIC Club Committee is releasing details about its event.
The National High School Girls Invitational Championship is following the boys’ lead, and dividing along club and single-school lines for 2016. The effort is being driven by Divine Savior Holy Angels coach John Klein and Catholic Memorial coach John Waliszewski, who are founding members of the invitational’s management group, the National Girls Coaches Committee (NGCC).
If you didn’t know much about the American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC), chances are you do now. The Little Rock-based Olympic Development Academy (ODA) won the women’s Club 7s National Championship over the weekend, and did so with a cast of relatively unknown players.
The 7s season is nearly over – except for the 16 women’s teams advancing to next weekend’s Club 7s Championship. All but one team are propelled by senior players, but there’s a smattering of college players, and even high schoolers, who will be helping women’s teams in Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 8-9.
Southern California named its two representatives to the Women’s Club 7s National Championship, and two very different sides are heading to Iowa. Defending champion San Diego Surfers will be looking for its third title and boasts a nice mix of hometown talent with players currently training at the Chula Vista OTC.
(Press Release) BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby has determined the Regional Playoff and Championship dates for the 2015-16 academic school year.
Here’s a spoiler: Penn State is going to win our 2015 Women’s College of the Year. The women celebrated arguably the most successful month of college rugby ever, winning national titles in 15s and 7s, followed by a CRC trophy, during the course of three weeks in May.
Despite Penn State's legacy of dominance in Division I, a national 7s championship has eluded the women's team since the competition's creation. That changed on Sunday, when the Nittany Lions defeated Central Washington 47-26 in the 7s title bout, becoming the first women's team to be both DI 15s and 7s national champion in the same year.
Until the final play of the game, it appeared that Virginia Women’s Rugby (UVA) had orchestrated an impressive upset over Central Washington during the Women's College 7s Championship semifinals. But the Wildcats used their final play of the game to tie it up, and then the ever-dependable Cassidy Meyers converted her try for the 12-10 win.