Sponsored by the Washington Athletic Club of Seattle, the Rudy Scholz Award is presented to the top men's DI college rugby player for the school year 2017-18, and the MA Sorensen Award is presented to the top women's DI college player.
After a panel created a list of nominees, and fans and coaches voted, we are down to five finalists for each category. Here they are:
Coaches of college rugby teams can vote in a special poll to help select the finalists for the Rudy Scholz and MA Sorensen awards for the top men's and women's college rugby players.
While there is a poll for fans ...
Go here for the Scholz fan poll.
A panel of coaches, administrators, and media members have selected the nominees for the 2017-18 MA Sorensen Award.
MA Sorensen was a trailblazing prop in American college rugby and World Cup winner, and she lends her name to the award for the best women's D1 college player of the season.
The Ariel Re 7s kicks off this coming weekend, with 16 college 7s teams, plus some high school and youth teams, at the National Sports Centre of Bermuda.
AIC and Colgate will enter two teams in the women's bracket, while the Bermuda All Stars and Ithaca field one team each.
Four of the top six men's college teams are in action live today.
Lindenwood (#6 ranked by FloRugby) is at Life (#2). It kicks off at 1pm ET and is live here (Signup required, but it's worth it).
The South All Star 7s won the NSCRO Women's 7's All-Star Championship this weekend. The South defeated the Prairie States Select Side by a score of 20-5 to avenge their loss to the same team in Saturday’s pool rounds. In the third place game, Upstate New York defeated the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference (MARC) Select Side by a score of 24-0.
WEST CHESTER, PA 19 January 2018 – This weekend eight All-Star 7’s teams will meet at Eckerd College in St Petersburg, FL to compete in the inaugural National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Women's 7's Select Side Championships.
Princeton University will be hosting the first ever Emperor Tournament, honoring rugby legend Emil Signes on March 31.
The women’s 7s tournament will be held at Princeton’s Rickerson Fields and honors the godfather of American 7s and women's 7s' greatest champion, Emil Signes.
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has just released the NSCRO Women’s Top 20 Fall Rankings.
Wayne State College, the 2017 Women’s National Champion leads the ranking. They are followed by Bentley University, York College of Pennsylvania, Gustavus Adolphus College and Colorado College rounding out the top five.
KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The Kutztown University men's and women's rugby clubs have been promoted to Elite Status, effective January 2018.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) women's varsity league got a shakeup this weekend as Dartmouth defeated two-time NIRA champs Quinnipiac 22-17 at Brophy Field in Hanover, NH.
Dartmouth was coming off an impressive scrimmage win over Penn State, and with a talented returned corps, felt they had a shot.