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.
The US Naval Academy came out of its winter break to beat Arkansas State 36-5 in a Mid-South Conference match on Saturday.
A very specific decision moment is responsible for Navy being in the Women’s Fall DI College final against Air Force.
With the playoffs looming, the Midshipmen had scheduled a game with Notre Dame on November 16. But as the season progressed, Navy realized they might have done enough for an at-large place in the playoffs.
Navy and Air Force will meet for an all-Service Academy women's DI fall final after Air Force flew by Minnesota and Navy just held off UConn in hte semis on Sunday.
Can Air Force do it again this fall?
The Women’s Fall DI playoff is a hugely competitive one, and one wherein Air Force was somewhat dominant last year with an impressive showing by some unsung tight forwards, and an imposing center pairing.