Eight members of the National Collegiate Women’s Varsity Rugby Association (NCWVRA) will initiate the record books, competing in the first-ever championship quarterfinals taking place this weekend. The higher seed will host the match, and the four victors will advance to the semifinals on Friday, Nov. 20 at Brown University.
Dartmouth and Brown won their respective Ivy League championship semifinals today and will play for the title tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. EST at Big Green's Brophy Field in Hanover, N.H.
Where does DI stand? Everywhere. There are essentially three different competitions being contested at the level above DII, and it’s been a laborious process sorting out who’s playing where. Below is a summary of the competitions and which teams/conferences are competing in them:
The National Collegiate Women's Varsity Rugby Association (NCWVRA) has released its latest Coaches Poll, a ranking of varsity programs that are also eligible for the first-ever varsity championship. Only those coaches whose programs are championship-eligible were surveyed.
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.