This Sunday AIC Men’s Rugby took the early morning trip to play in the 7th annual Lt. Scott Milley Memorial 7s tournament, hosted by the University of New Hampshire. This annual tournament is put together in memory of Lt. Scott Milley, a former UNH rugby player that was killed in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2010.
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
The top six teams in the Empire Conference are playing the top six teams in the ECRC Saturday in Saratoga Springs, NY.
While AIC leads the ECRC, there’s still plenty of opportunity for other teams to catch up.
That chase is basically between NEC and Boston College. NEC sits at 3-1 and BC is 3-0, so this would be a battle for 2nd (at the moment).
As New England College runs through another fall 15s season, the team is looking for leadership from several players, including Isaiah Lopez.