GRR: DI Elite
The MA Sorensen Award, sponsored by the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle, is heavily represented this week in the USA Women’s Stars & Stripes assembly.
Not only are four of the five winners active, they have key leadership roles as well.
The only Sorensen Award winner not in the assembly is the 2020 recipient, Spiff Sedrick, who is still in school.
Talk has been drifting around the college rugby arena about a make-up year of eligibility because of COVID-19; we’re here to tell you that it’s not going to happen.
OK, maybe not completely “no.” The NCAA is giving an extra season to athletes, and that will apply to student-athletes in NIRA, as well. But elsewhere? Probably not.
In an interesting and inadvertently predicted development, the College Rugby Association of America and D1 Elite women's college rugby have announced a formal partnership.
The NCAA Board of Governors was expected today to announce a halting or delay of fall sports championships, but stopped short of that recommendation.
Return to play in college rugby looks to be a confused cluster after this week.
Colleges around the USA are coming up with creative and disparate plans to get students back to school, and for rugby programs that isn’t necessarily good news.