GRR: NIRA Women
The Dartmouth Big Green will square off against fellow Ivy and eight-seed Brown University in the NIRA quarterfinals on Saturday, November 10. Two-seed Harvard University will face six-seed American International College, three-seed Quinnipiac University takes on seven-seed Notre Dame College and the remaining quarterfinal matchup will pit four-seed
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.
The two-time defending national women's varsity champion Quinnipiac women's rugby team opened its 2017 season with a win, defeating Army 42-22 at home in its first ever game at its new field on Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel campus.
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