Scholz and Sorensen Award News
Perhaps the most physical rugby player in the Rugby East, Iona College center Mike Scarcella was Goff Rugby Report's MVP Back in DI rugby fot last fall, and he is now a Scholz Award finalist.
One of four players who are finalists for the Scholz Award for the top men's college player in the country, Scarcella started playing at Bishop Hendricken in Rhode Island.
In a women’s college rugby environment where varsity programs are spring up all over, UC Davis is a national power paddling against the tide, and heaving the biggest paddle may well be Sydnee Watanabe.
It’s not easy to get capped as an undergraduate college player.
It’s even harder to do that and become a regular. And it’s hard still to do all of that and continue to contribute to your college team back home.
Sometimes, when you’re cruising in space on a rugby field, the ball in hand, you’ve just got to make a decision.
Francesca Sands knows that, and knows that when you make a decision, it helps when you make it fast.
Ask anyone who has seen Chad Gough play and they will say he is multi-skilled.
Playing hooker for the University of Utah, and with the collegiate All Americans, Gough has shown he can run, pass, and play in the open field as well as anyone. It’s something that has been a part of his game since the start.