GRR: USA Women 7s
That berth to the 2016 Olympic Games is still a hope for all eight women’s teams competing at the NACRA 7s qualifier, but the USA and Mexico have emerged as the favorites for the final. Tomorrow begins the Cup quarterfinals, with the championship contested at 5:04 p.m. ET.
The USA rounded out a perfect pool play outing, defeating Cayman Islands 50-0 in the third round of the NACRA 7s Olympic qualifier. The Eagle women end day one with 169 unanswered points and take the top seed into tomorrow’s quarterfinals.
There was no easing of the gas pedal in the USA Women 7s team’s 74-0 win over Barbados. The Eagles have outscored opponents 119-0 after two rounds of the NACRA 7s Olympic qualifier.
The USA Women are off to a good start in Cary, N.C., opening their NACRA 7s campaign with a 45-0 defeat of Jamaica. The Eagles built a 31-0 halftime lead before emptying their bench and giving everyone a run.
To help the USA Women 7s team prepare for next weekend’s NACRA Olympic qualifier, 12 elite high school players have taken residence at the Olympic Training Center for the week. These young athletes could very well be the next generation of Eagle 7s players, so let’s take a closer at those all-stars in Chula Vista right now: