Air Force Wins USA Rugby DI Fall Championship

The United States Air Force Academy silenced the demons Sunday by defeating University of Connecticut, 19-8, in the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s College Division I Fall Championship a year after losing the same fixture at Furman University. Head Coach Amy Rusert’s cadets survived a long Regional Playoff weekend last month to make their second run … Read more

2016 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships – May 27-29

The 2016 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships take place this weekend in Cary, NC, May 27-29. Reigning DI Champions, Penn State University return and are looking for a repeat performance. The Women’s Collegiate Competition Committee ranked the automatic qualifiers and invited teams based on thorough reviews of the season’s performances to determine seedings for each division’s pools. … Read more

2016 USA Rugby Women’s College Elite, DI and DII Championships

USA Rugby Women’s College Elite DI Playoffs This weekend, Penn State University will host the East playoff rounds. The hosts and will receive a Quarterfinal bye Saturday, April 23, after Indiana University dropped out. They will play either Life University or Lindenwood University in one of the D1 Elite Semifinals Sunday, April 24. Central Washington University hosts the … Read more

University of Connecticut Women win USA Rugby Women’s Division I Fall Championship

In a tight match between two superb sides, The Huskies proved to have the edge thanks to great pack play and a phenomenal team performance. Little separated the teams early, with neither really gaining much of an advantage. Connecticut used their flyhalf Nicole Sills to play a territory game against Air Force, kicking and keeping … Read more

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Quinnipiac Captures Inaugural Women’s Rugby Varsity National Championship

The newly formed National Collegiate Women’s Varsity Rugby Association (NCWVRA) held their first Varsity National Championship this weekend. This one of a kind event took place at Brown University and included national semifinal games on Friday, November 20, and the national championship game on Sunday, November 22. Before the semi finals were set, the teams faced off … Read more

Regional matchups set for USA Rugby Women’s DI, DII Fall Championships

The play-in rounds of the 2015 USA Rugby Women’s Division I and Division II College Fall Championships were hosted around the country over the weekend, highlighting a seminal few days of women’s rugby in the United States. Twenty-four teams will now head to one of three locations – Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., … Read more

Penn State Women’s Rugby Claims Three Titles in 2015

Penn State has added another accolade to their long list of achievements. Two weeks ago they clinched the 2015 USA Rugby College 7s Women’s Division I National Championship and last week they also captured the 2015 Collegiate Rugby Championships (CRCs). They’ve now captured the USA Rugby 15s and 7s titles and the USA Sevens 7s CRC … Read more

Penn State defends Division I title with defeat of Central Washington

Penn State’s 11th consecutive trip to the Women’s Division I National Championship match ended in favor of the Nittany Lions, who defeated Central Washington, 61-7, Saturday for their fourth consecutive title. Capped Women’s Eagle Hope Rogers scored two tries in the win, while Katie Mueller was named Most Valuable Player at the 2015 USA Rugby … Read more

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2015 USA Rugby College 15s National Championship – May 9

The 2015 USA Rugby College 15s National Championships are May 9 and will take place at Kennesaw State University. In DI, Fall Champion Penn State will face off against the Spring Champion Central Washington. In DII, Fall Champion Notre Dame College will face Spring Champion University Cal Riverside. One wonders how the Fall teams have been … Read more

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USA Rugby Women’s DI and DII Regional Spring Championships – Apr 10-11, 2015

The locations and teams for the April 10-12 Women’s Division I and Division II Regional Spring Championships have been finalized. The completion of conference playoffs has seen Conference Champions into Regionals, while nine DI teams reach the round of 16 as at-large participants, and five DII teams fill out Regionals by way of at-large placement. … Read more

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