The MA Sorensen Award is given by the Washington Athletic Club of Seattle every year to the best Women's College rugby player in the USA.
Goff Rugby Report Editor Alex Goff works with the WAC to select the winner, which is chosen through a combination of votes by the rugby public, college rugby teams, and a selection panel.
Lindenwood University defeated Central Washington 53-29 in a clash between Women's D1 Elite teams, and the victory probably secures Lindenwood as the top seed going into the D1 Elite playoffs.
Lindenwood Head Coach Billy Nicholas continues to adjust his lineup and tinkered with it again this game. All 23 players saw time against the Wildcats.
With everything in flux in USA Rugby there are still a lot of questions about how the national governing body of the sport will handle regular yearly activities ... such as the collegiate sevens national championships.
With the CRC no more now that United World Sports has essentially ceased operations, USA Rugby's championship seems to be the only option.
While there are only four teams in the Women's D1 Elite, you've got to start somewhere, and the intensity of the competition between the top college teams outside of NIRA can't be denied.
Penn Mutual has expanded its Life of Significance Award to be open to all 10,000 men and women who participate in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO).
From among the finalists, Penn Mutual will present the award to the rugby student-athlete who exemplifies the shared values of integrity, respect, loyalty and community.