NSCRO Women Top 20
NSCRO Women Top 20
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has just released the NSCRO Women’s Top 20 Fall Rankings.
Wayne State College, the 2017 Women’s National Champion leads the ranking. They are followed by Bentley University, York College of Pennsylvania, Gustavus Adolphus College and Colorado College rounding out the top five.
Over 100 NSCRO women’s teams participated in fall league play leading to the NSCRO Women’s 15s National Championships held at Life University in Marietta, GA on 02-03 December. Many of the women’s teams will now shift to playing 7s in order to qualify for the 2018 NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championship.
|1||Wayne State College||Prairie States|
|2||Bentley University||Rugby Northeast|
|3||York College of Pennsylvania||Mid-Atlantic|
|4||Gustavus Adolphus College||Northern Lights|
|5||Colorado College||Rocky Mountain|
|6||Lee University||NSCRO Independent|
|7||Colgate University||Upstate NY|
|8||University of Rochester||Upstate NY|
|9||University of Massachusetts Dartmouth||Colonial Coast|
|10||Western State Colorado College||Rocky Mountain|
|11||Endicott College||Colonial Coast|
|12||Widener University||Eastern Pennsylvania|
|13||University of Scranton||Mid-Atlantic|
|14||St. Bonaventure University||Upstate NY|
|15||SUNY Oneonta||Upstate NY|
|17||Minnesota State University Moorhead||Northern Lights|
|18||College of Saint Benedict||Northern Lights|
|19||Denison University||Ohio Valley|
|20||Colby Sawyer College||New England|
About National Small College Rugby Organization
Since 2007, the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has been at the forefront of fostering and developing small college rugby programs in the United States. NSCRO is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to small college programs that raise the profile, image, and benefits of collegiate rugby in the eyes of school administrators.
Comprised of nearly 400 men’s and women’s college rugby clubs who participate in more than 30 leagues, NSCRO provides an opportunity for these programs to showcase their abilities to a broader audience with a chance at a national title and ranking. Along with recognizing club and player success on and off the field, the increased visibility NSCRO creates has led to improved school support, greater on-campus interest in rugby, and growth in financial support and alumni involvement.