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
Quinnipiac exacted revenge for an earlier loss, and, more importantly, won the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) championship Sunday with a 46-24 defeat of Central Washington.
Quinnipiac and Central Washington will renew their acquaintanceship Sunday after both won NIRA semifinals on Friday.
The top women's college rugby teams in the nation are starting to show where they fall in the pecking order.
Of recent games that told us what is what, Quinnipiac v Penn State was the big one. Saturday, the Bobcats dispatched an excellent Penn State team 41-22 on the campus of Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md..