Women Eagles opened London 7s with a 12-7 loss to France Saturday.
Jillion Potter put USA on the board first with a converted try
following big carries from Vanesha McGee and Natalie Marchino, but France
leveled the table before halftime making it 7-7 at intermission. The French
recorded the lone score in the second half for the win.
The Eagles try to bounce back... Read More
Washington State University, the 2010 DII women's champions, will return to
the national semis after beating Wyoming 34-7 Sunday at Stanford
University's Steuber Stadium.
WSU was led once again by their outstanding threequarter combo of Alexis
and Megan Bonny. Megan played center on Saturday and moved to fullback
against Wyoming, while Alexis patrolled flyhalf. Alexis scored... Read More
Norwich University and Shippensburg are both into the women’s DII college
semifinals after victories Sunday.
Norwich, which got a bye on Saturday because Rutgers couldn’t overcome
financial and injury issues to make the trip from New Brunswick, NJ to
Princeton, finally got to play Sunday, taking on a Vassar squad that had
taken apart American International College the day before... Read More
Women's Cougar Rugby (BYU) dominated Northern Iowa on their way to a 44-0
victory and a place in the national women's DI college semifinals.
WCR's bracket played Friday and Saturday so as not to have the BYU students
play on Sunday. It seemed that just about any day, the Utah team was going
to play well.
"I was especially pleased with our defense," said Head Coach Tom Waqa. "It... Read More
No. 8 Rachel Ryan's try at the final whistle pulled victory from the jaws
of defeat to give the University of Wyoming a victory in the National
Women's DII College Round of 16 Saturday at Stanford University.
Wyoming were actually down 17-3 with ten minutes gone in the second half,
but prop Mariha Gengozian's try inches the Cowboys closer, and then Ryan
went to work, scoring in... Read More
Two close games market the women's DI college Round of 16 games in
Princeton, as Penn State held off hosts Princeton 22-5 and Navy won in
dramatic fashion of rivals Army.
Penn State defeated Princeton 22-5, but the game was in doubt for much of
the morning. Princeton scored the first points just a few minutes before
halftime, with wing Devan Kreisberg putting her side up 5-0. It... Read More
2010 DII women's college champs Washington State are rolling in the
national playoffs this year, thumping Cal State Northridge 103-0 in
Saturday's Round of 16.
The Cougars got on the board two minutes in thanks to inside center Megan
Bonny. After Samantha-Jo Peterson scored on the wing for WSU, Bonny's
sister, flyhalf Alexis, touched down, only to see Megan score seconds... Read More
Vassar took down upstarts AIC 52-12 in the USA Rugby DII college Round of
16 Saturday in Princeton, running in eight tries on the Rugby Northeast
The Brewers got a hat-trick from scrumhalf Margaret Kwateng and captain and
wing O'Mara Taylor as they romp into the national quarterfinals. Taylor
also kicked six conversions for a 27-point day.
The game kicked off early... Read More
There are some compelling images from the USA women’s performance at the
Hong Kong 7s.
McGee looking oh-so-dangerous running onto a shot ball, and yet not quite
getting the timing right with her teammates.
The teeth-rattling tackles from Amy Daniels and Jillion Potter, and the
maddening clustering around those tackles that left massive holes for the
Australians to... Read More
Seven teams in DI and eight teams in DII of
the Mid-Atlantic women's college leagues are down to four each as the MARFU
quarterfinals wrapped up Saturday.
In DI, Penn State has a bye and played
anyway, edging Norwich 35-30 in a friendly.
In west conditions around the greater DC
area, teams struggled to get scoring going. Virginia shut out West Chester
10-0, and Maryland... Read More