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There are two polls for voting for the 2019-2020 Rudy Scholz Award—one is for team coaches and leaders, with one vote per college team, and the other is for anyone who is a fan of rugby in the USA to vote for a candidate.
The nominees for the 2019-2020 Rudy Scholz Award have been confirmed.
Following fan voting and nominations put forth by the Scholz Award Committee of coaches and experts, The list this year is larger than usual—18 players—and that is a function of the rugby shutdown halting playoffs, which is usually when certain players make an even stronger case for themselves.
Should USA Rugby, D1A, and NSCRO award college rugby players an additional year of eligibility because o the season has been shut down due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak?
Coaches and observers have already put forth that idea, some within hours of hearing that USA Rugby has shut down the season. And there's no gray area here—the college rugby season is over.
D1A Rugby has announced that it will suspend play through the end of March.
Here is the statement released by the D1A Executive Committee:
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.