GRR: Central Washington University
A season cut short was especially frustrating for Central Washington, because the Wildcats looked poised for one of their best seasons.
Sui A'au is a powerful running center from Central Washington; Sarah Skinner is a long-striding aerial artist No. 8 from the US Naval Academy.
Both are finalists for the MA Sorensen Award as the top women's college rugby player in the USA.
Click on the embedded interviews to learn more about these intelligent and talented student-athletes.
Central Washington rode a huge second-half surge to beat Army 51-20 Wednesday afternoon in a meeting at Cal Maritime in Vallejo, Calif.
The result cemented CWU as a top-10 team, and virtually guaranteed a place in the D1A playoffs.
One of the most intriguing rankings games this weekend in D1A Rugby will be BYU at Central Washington.
Lindenwood University defeated Central Washington 53-29 in a clash between Women's D1 Elite teams, and the victory probably secures Lindenwood as the top seed going into the D1 Elite playoffs.
Lindenwood Head Coach Billy Nicholas continues to adjust his lineup and tinkered with it again this game. All 23 players saw time against the Wildcats.