The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association top tier is almost done with its regular season, with Harvard and Dartmouth winning big this past weekend.
The playoffs may be different but right now all eyes in the NIRA are on Hanover, NH.
With Army having beaten Harvard, who beat Dartmouth, this week’s Army at Dartmouth clash will either confirm West Point as the top dog, or throw the league into a bit of confusion.
Votes from college teams and from players and fans from around the country have finalized the five finalist for the MA Sorensen Award.
The 2019 MA Sorensen Award Finalists are (photos in order of player, photo credit below):
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) women's varsity league got a shakeup this weekend as Dartmouth defeated two-time NIRA champs Quinnipiac 22-17 at Brophy Field in Hanover, NH.
Dartmouth was coming off an impressive scrimmage win over Penn State, and with a talented returned corps, felt they had a shot.
Sometimes, when you’re cruising in space on a rugby field, the ball in hand, you’ve just got to make a decision.
Francesca Sands knows that, and knows that when you make a decision, it helps when you make it fast.
The finalists for the 2016-17 MA Sorensen Award have been named, as the search for the top women's DI-level college rugby player is now down to four.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, the league of NCAA Varsity women's college rugby teams, has named its All American list for the 2016-17 season.
Thirty-one athletes were chosen from the 14 college teams competing in NIRA, with another 12 making honorable mention. Here is the list:
2016-17 NIRA RUGBY ALL-AMERICANS
Quinnipiac is now 3-0 in the Women's Varsity competition - the NIRA - after putting Norwich to the sword 64-3 this past weekend.
The Army West Point women's rugby topped Dartmouth 63-12 at the Anderson Rugby Complex on Friday evening in NIRA league action.
The Black Knights lifted their record at 1-1 on the season while Dartmouth fell to 1-1.
Three league games kick off this weekend in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association - the women’s competition of NCAA varsity teams.
After beating Army last week, Quinnipiac travels to AIC Friday.