It’s NIRA playoff time already with 12 teams looking for championship in three divisions.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association pits varsity women’s programs against each other. The top tier features five teams, reduced from previous years as the balance of power and strength levels out.
That’s why we’ve seen Brown, West Chester, and AIC move into a 2nd tier.
The Fall 2019 playoff brackets are set for the USA Rugby Women's Collegiate Fall Championships.
Defending women's DI fal champion Air Force is set to face a very tough Indiana team in the Round of 8. Air Force defeated Wyoming 83-19 over the weekend to win the Rocky Mountain Conference behind the superb work of Adrienne Yoder at center.
The Tri-State Conference crowns a champion in its women's bracket this weekend.
Vassar takes on surprise semifinalists RPI and Fairfield plays Marist.
The Men's Pacific Western Conference and the Women's Pacific Mountain West Conference will hold their 7s championships November 2 at Stanford University.
The tournament will be shown live on Facebook (link coming).
Dartmouth defeated Harvard 41-22 to win the Women's Ivy League Championship on Saturday, garnering some payback for a 50-34 Harvard win earlier in the fall.
Freshman Kristin Bitter scored a try, four conversions, and a penalty to log 16 points, while junior Idia Ihensekhien ran in three tries.