The finalists for the 2016-17 MA Sorensen Award have been named, as the search for the top women's DI-level college rugby player is now down to four.
Grand Canyon University made it to the national spring DII women’s college semifinals in the program’s first year in existence.
GCU defeated Western Washington 29-5 on Saturday in the spring quarterfinals, and then survived a tough game against Fresno State, scoring two late tries to come back and win 36-28.
This weekend sees the Women's DII College spring playoffs, with 12 teams in a 1st round an two more getting a bye to the quarterfinals.
All are (we expect) looking for a win April 23 and then a Spring Champion v Fall Champion (Davenport) final in May. Davenport is a formidable opponent, but this run through the playoffs will be good preparation.
The USA Rugby Women's College Playoffs look to be set as a mixture of the DI Elite teams and top teams from major conferences will play off.
On the weekend of April 21-23, the Round of 16 and Quarterfinals will be held in four locations, Palo Alto, Calif., Davis, Calif., Marietta, Ga., and State College, pa.
(Mount Saint Mary's Release) - Mount St. Mary's University Director of Athletics Lynne Robinson announced the Mount will elevate the women's rugby program to full varsity status beginning with competition this coming fall.
The 2016-17 nominees for the MA Sorensen Award have been selected - now college rugby fans, players and coaches can vote for the finalists!
The Women's College 7s tournament at the Las Vegas Invitational was wild one, and ended up with the University of British Columbia taking the Cup.
Lindenwood University women reeled off two victories in Las Vegas, giving the rest of the women's college rugby community something to consider.
Playing a very good BYU team that was in the National DI Elite Final last year, Lindenwood took care of the Cougars 39-5.
Charlotte, NC – Queens University of Charlotte Director of Athletics Cherie Swarthout has announced the addition of men’s and women’s rugby to the departments sport lineup. Both teams will begin competition in the spring of 2018.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, the league of NCAA Varsity women's college rugby teams, has named its All American list for the 2016-17 season.
Thirty-one athletes were chosen from the 14 college teams competing in NIRA, with another 12 making honorable mention. Here is the list:
2016-17 NIRA RUGBY ALL-AMERICANS
Following the Fall 2016 season which bore witness to three Tri-State Rugby Conference women's teams participating in the Round of 32 Fall Championship, the All-Conference selections have been announced.