Eric Taber | NCS Media Director | USA Rugby | firstname.lastname@example.org
Boulder, Colo. - There were points a plenty for the second day in a row of the Emirates Airline USA Rugby Women’s Division I & II College Playoffs. Massive scores from coast to coast gave plenty of teams momentum going into the round of eight, while the Cougar Women (BYU) punched their ticket to the Final Four in emphatic fashion.
The Cougar Women advanced to the round of 8 yesterday without having a point scored against them. They continued their winning ways today blanking Northern Iowa 44-0, bringing their two-day total in Columbus, Ohio to 98-0. With the win today the Cougar Women advance to Stanford for the National Semi-Finals.
The cream of the Emirates Airline Division I and II Women’s College Playoffs rose to the top on the third straight day of competition. After some massive blowouts and last second heart stoppers, America’s best DI and II rugby programs are now ready to do battle.
The Women’s Division I quarterfinals pitted some old rivals against each other, and the result is 4 Semi Finalists that have been battle tested and ready to fight for a National Championship.
The first match of the day between Penn State and Navy was made extra-interesting due to the fact that Navy had knocked off defending National Champion Army the previous day. The Nittany Lion Women were led by Sadie Anderson who scored a try and kicked three conversions en-route to a big 36-0 win over Navy.
Penn State will square off against Cougar Women’s Rugby (BYU), a team that made easy work of it’s competition in the opening rounds of the playoffs, scoring 98 points, and having zero scored against them.