Mary Washington staved off a late comeback bid by Cal State Northridge to
win the DII Women's National Championship Sunday at Steuber Rugby Stadium
in Palo Alto, Calif.
Cal State Northridge struck first with just two minutes gone. Mary
Washington committed a penalty well in its own end, the Matadors went
quick, and loosehead prop Ciarra Waters-Mullen bowled over the try line a... Read More
Penn State dominated Stanford to win the 2014 Women's DI college
championship, beating the Cardinal 38-0 Saturday evening at Stanford's
Steuber Rugby Stadium.
Penn State started the game on the front foot and didn't let up.
Pete Steinberg's women used their powerful forwards, such as Hope Rogers
and Taykah Pipkin, to power... Read More
In early morning action the USA Rugby Women’s DII national semi-finals took
place with two entertaining games. In the first game, Cal State
Northridge edged IUP while Mary Washington upset FIU in the second matchup.
In a scrappy first half, IUP jumped out to a 5-0 lead with a try in
IUP enjoyed a lot of the territory and possession but committed a
handful of... Read More
For the eighth time Penn State and Stanford will play for the USA Rugby
Women's DI College Rugby Championship Saturday.
Stanford defeated American International, although they did fall behind 5-0
Led by the redoubtable Jess Davis, AIC did not back down but did struggled
to convert early pressure into more tries. Far too many knock-ons for the
Yellowjackets hurt them.... Read More
USA Rugby's Women’s College DII takes place this weekend with four teams
vying for the DII title. Cal State Northridge, IUP, Mary Washington
and Florida International will all to the campus of Stanford University
with the hopes of taking home their schools first ever USA Rugby national
With the fraction in collegiate rugby that has occurred over the
recent years, tt... Read More
It's about the old and the new as four women's DI rugby teams converge on
Palo Alto, Calif. for the national championship weekend.
On the old side sits hosts Stanford and their cross-continent rivals, Penn
Since 1995, Penn State has appeared in 17 of the 19 finals, winning eight,
including four of the last five. Stanford has appeared in eight finals over
that time, facing... Read More
Playing in a downpour in Sao Paolo the USA defeated Brazil 21-0 in an
error-strewn Bowl Final at the Brazil 7s.
The USA were unhappy and a bit unlucky to be in the Bowl bracket, but made
the best of it with shutouts against Argentina and Brazil to take the
The Eagles started the game clearly wanting to take the game to Brazil, but
they kept running into... Read More
The USA Women's 7 team will take on hosts Brazil at the Brazil 7s in Sao
Paolo Saturday after beating Argentina 35-0 in the Bowl Semis.
The Eagles got a little early help from a yellow card to
Argentina's Gimena Acuna for not retreating ten meters on a penalty. And
with the player advantage Kelly Griffin weaved left and right and then cut
through to score in the third minute.... Read More
Atlanta 7s Women's World Series tournament is just a day away, and the
weather continues to play havoc with teams' preparations. But the squads
are nothing if not resilient, and resourceful.
USA Rugby posted a series of photos on their Facebook page showing the
Eagle women training in a hotel ballroom. Obviously it's not a full-size
pitch, but those ballrooms can be pretty... Read More
The USA women's 7s program will not send a team to the Las Vegas
Invitational Jan 23-26.
This decision ends a run that started in 2004, when the USA 7s was
in Carson, Calif. Every year, there has been a women's 7s game at the
stadium during the USA 7s - sometimes an exhibition, but usually the
championship game of the Women's Elite 7s at the LVI.
Last year, for the first time... Read More