GRR: Scholz Award
The finalists for the Rudy Scholz Award as the top men's college rugby player in the United States have been selected.
A combination of coach/team votes, and fan votes, have whittled the list of nominees down to five finalists. The top fan vote-getter is an automatic finalist, and so is the top team vote-getter (those votes usually logged by coaches or team presidents).
There is still time to vote for the Rudy Scholz and MA Sorensen Nominees.
Here’s what you need to know:Deadline
Friday, April 3 is the final day of voting.
There are two polls for voting for the 2019-2020 Rudy Scholz Award—one is for team coaches and leaders, with one vote per college team, and the other is for anyone who is a fan of rugby in the USA to vote for a candidate.
We've put together a series of clips of some of the plays that prompted these 18 players to be nominated for the 2019-2020 Scholz Award.
Click on the link for each player to see what they can do on the rugby field.
Thank you to D1A Rugby for the permission to use these clips.
The nominees for the 2019-2020 Rudy Scholz Award have been confirmed.
Following fan voting and nominations put forth by the Scholz Award Committee of coaches and experts, The list this year is larger than usual—18 players—and that is a function of the rugby shutdown halting playoffs, which is usually when certain players make an even stronger case for themselves.