Quinnipiac is now 3-0 in the Women's Varsity competition - the NIRA - after putting Norwich to the sword 64-3 this past weekend.
Three league games kick off this weekend in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association - the women’s competition of NCAA varsity teams.
After beating Army last week, Quinnipiac travels to AIC Friday.
The Women's Varsity College season is underway, with two official league games in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, and several more warmups.
In a clash of the two national women's varsity college finalists from last year, Quinnipiac opened up their regular season with a 32-19 win over West Point.
West Point and Quinnipiac open up their season Thursday night, September 1, in a repeat of the National Collegiate Women's Varsity Rugby Association championship game from last fall.
The National Collegiate Women’s Varsity Rugby Association (NCWVRA) season culminated Sunday, as top-ranked Quinnipiac and Army competed for the first-ever title.
The top-two-ranked varsity teams, Quinnipiac and Army, won their NCVWRA semifinals against Norwich and American International College, respectively, and head to the first-ever varsity championship. The finalists split their regular-season matches by a total of five points, so a good game should evolve.
The Quinnipiac vs. Army game pit the varsity league’s top two teams against each other in a game that would bring the squads’ relative improvements into focus. When the squads competed on Sept. 12, the Black Knights staged a brilliant comeback to win 29-24.
More friendlies await for Central Washington, but this weekend is arguably the most exciting for the Wildcats this fall. The Ellensburg team is on the east coast, and will play Norwich and Quinnipiac in an all-varsity double-header.
The 2014-15 season was an unforgettable one for Life University, which competed in its first DI season and finished third at the national spring championships. The Running Eagles then followed with a debut performance at the CRC 7s and sent a representative to the first-ever Women’s Collegiate All American 7s team, which won the Elite City 7s.
First it was Army, and now it’s Quinnipiac that has banked its first-ever 15s win against Norwich. The Bobcats traveled to Northfield, Vt., for this all-varsity matchup and returned to Connecticut with a 48-19 victory (read more).