Sorensen Award News
It's that time again, as we start to think who might be the top college rugby players in the country.
That would be the Rudy Scholz Award for men and the MA Sorensen Award for women. The awards are selected by a combination of fan voting, coach voting, and a panel of experts.
Dartmouth College center Emily Henrich, already capped by the USA as a freshman, has won the MA Sorensen Award as the top women’s college player of 2018-19.
Henrich, who earned her first USA cap in November against New Zealand, has entered college rugby and not missed a step after being a high school standout for Orchard Park in New York, and with the select touring side Atlantis.
Votes from college teams and from players and fans from around the country have finalized the five finalist for the MA Sorensen Award.
The 2019 MA Sorensen Award Finalists are (photos in order of player, photo credit below):
Fans and teams can vote to whittle the Rudy Scholz and MA Sorensen award nominees down to the finalists.
Here's how you can make your voice heard:
(Voting wraps up April 19)
If you are a coach or key leader of a college rugby team, vote here:
The nominees for the MA Sorensen Award for the top women's college player in the country have been released.
The award is named after groundbreaking William & Mary and USA prop MaryAnne Sorensen, who was a pioneer in the women's game as a player and a coach, and remains a highly-respected doctor. Sorensen has been present at all three Sorensen Award presentations.