The difference between Army, 33-29 winners, and Penn State in
the DI Women’s National Championship game Saturday? Army capitalized on
nearly every scoring opportunity it had, while Penn State squandered
The Nittany Lions owned possession and territory at the start of the game,
end of the game and the majority of time between, but four times they were
held up... Read More
A huge second half effort almost lifted Cougar women’s rugby over Army, but
the women of West Point proved just fit enough to hold them off, winning
Friday’s DI women’s college semifinal 29-20 at Stanford.
The Cougars jumped out to an early lead with a try from Tressa Tenney, but
Army ticked of the next 12-straight points with a... Read More
Virginia scored the first try, and they didn’t let the score get too out of
hand until the very end, but the first women's DI college semifinal at
Stanford’s Steuber Stadium Friday was dominated by Penn State, with the
Lions winning 34-15.
Wing Erica Cavanaugh raced in the match’s opening score, and UVA’s forwards
were able to keep... Read More
Western Washington University defeated defending national women's DII
champs Washington State to take the Pacific Coast women's DII college title
WWU already had the #1 seed coming from the Pacific Northwest, as
they had beaten WSU by a point in league play. They were further helped
when Utah State failed to make the trip to the championships, and Western
was awarded... Read More
Pete Steinberg and Richard Ashfield will join USA Rugby’s
lineup of coaches at the Women’s National Team program’s development camp,
which will take place in Tampa next month. The two coaches are being
considered for the role of head coach, a decision that has been delayed
beyond its original deadline.
“The coaching aspect of the
selection process was not what was originally arranged,” Steinberg... Read More
Boulder, Colo. - Kathy Flores, USA Rugby’s Women’s National Team Head
Coach, has announced that she is stepping down from her position at the end
of 2010, after eight years at the helm.
Flores earned the position following the 2002 World Cup, in which the USA
dropped five spots to 7th place. She brought experience as an international
athlete – Flores was a member of the victorious 1991 World Cup... Read More
USA women’s 7s coach Ric Suggitt has a lot of work ahead of him. With a
program that has played in only one tournament so far this year, and with
massive turnover still being managed post 2009 World Cup, he is in the
unenviable position of finding players and re-starting the program.
This past summer was a fairly enthusiastic one for women’s 7s, as more
teams embraced the... Read More
February 10, 2003, Nausori, Fiji — The US National Women's Sevens Team was
surprised by a 7-0 loss to Touchdown, the Fiji national touch team in a
6-team tournament won by the Touch team.
There was a final match, however and a
chance for redemption, as a Fiji national team selected as a result of the
tournament, containing 7 of the same Touch players, faced a very different
US... Read More