The Women’s Collegiate All Americans needed a late comeback, but they got it and defeated the Ontario women’s provincial side 24-17 Friday evening in Scarborough, Ont.
USA Rugby'a Women Collegiate All-Americans have named their squad to face the Ontario Storm Friday night at the University of Toronto, Scarbarough rugby pitch.
In January 2014, Life University announced the addition of Women's Rugby as a varsity sport for the 2014-2015 school year. The success of the two men's rugby teams is well-documented, having won national championships in both the undergraduate intercollegiate division, and the men's club division. Adding women's rugby was a natural progression for Life U's expanding athletics department.
The Women’s All American team is full of a diverse group of players.
Two (Anne Peterson and Erin Overcash) boasting USA caps in 15s, and two more (Natalie Kosko and Amy Naber) who have received high-level 7s notice, while on the other and of the spectrum, several players from lower-profile programs such as Bailey Johnson (St. Cloud) and Melissa Olman (Molloy).
BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby has released the list of 25 elite players named to the USA Rugby AIG Women’s Collegiate All-American team for the upcoming tour of Canada.
Over 100 athletes participated in regional combine camps in May and June, making the selection process extremely difficult for WCAA Head Coach Martha Daines.
Penn State grad BIanca Dalal is off to join the USA 7s Women's team at the Olympic Training Center.
Dalal, a wing, fullback and scrumhalf with the Nittany Lions, was a big part of the Penn State run to a DI title this spring. She also caught the eye of USA 7s Coach Ric Suggitt during the fall 7s campaign.
Unperturbed by the absence of one of the best young 7s players in the USA, the Penn State Nittany Lions still won the Women's Collegiate Rugby Championships 7s invitational tournament this past weekend, defeating a dogged James Madison in the process.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Following a nationwide search, Mel Denham has been hired as the new women's rugby head coach at Central Washington University. Denham, who has served as the head women's rugby coach at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts since 2012, will assume her new post on next month.
STANFORD, Calif. – Penn State University won its third consecutive Women’s Division I National Championship Saturday with a 38-0 defeat of Stanford University at the Cardinal’s home field of Steuber Rugby Stadium. The two teams played well in their respective Semifinal Friday, but the Final was all Penn State from the beginning.
STANFORD, Calif. – Mary Washington responded to every Cal State, Northridge, attack and defeated the Matadors, 36-22, in the Women’s Division II Final to become the National Champion Sunday at Steuber Rugby Stadium.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Brown will elevate its women's rugby team from club level to full varsity status for the 2014-15 academic year.
Brown joins the growing list of varsity teams.
Women's rugby will be the university’s 21st women's varsity team, making Brown a leader in varsity options for female athletes of all NCAA institutions.