The following was published on the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship website on April 26. The Princeton women traveled to Hong Kong in March on their first-ever trip to Asia, and have been otherwise very busy this spring. In addition to hosting the Rickerson Cup and the Women's Ivy 7s, they came in 4th in the West Chester 7s and 2nd overall at the Penn State 7s on May 15, winning 4 out of 5 games.Posted: 05/20/2016
Brown women’s rugby coach Kathy Flores has been named one of eight 2016 inductees into the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame. An awards ceremony and dinner will take place June 4 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, during the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship.Posted: 05/11/2016
Princeton ends their season with a win against Brown, 37-20. Even with their loss, Brown remains as #2 in the Ivies.
Princeton awarded senior Lucas Mazzotti as man of the match.
Hanover, NH- Dartmouth faced Penn in its last Ivy League game of the fall season. With a 6-0 record, the Big Green played for its 10th straight Ivy League title and a decade of dominance.
Cornell’s final game of the season was against Princeton. After an extremely tough road schedule playing four straight away games, the Big Red was looking forward to playing on friendly turf. Unfortunately, after having a substantial lead, Princeton walked away with a win after two last minute tries.
Yale defeated Columbia 59-32.
Columbia travels to Yale for a rare Sunday match. Kick off at 12.00pm & 1.30pm. This Sunday, Columbia travel to New Haven for the Ivy league round 6 game. This promises to be a great game.
This is a very young Bulldog side (17 freshman and sophomore students in the matchday 23), who are steadily improving this season, however the performances have not been mirrored by results. Columbia to have put in some very strong performances, and like Yale have not translated that into points.
Led by Captain Anteneh Sarbanes ’16, Princeton won the 15th annual Koranda Cup match 31-19 against Yale University, retaining the Cup for the 5th straight year. The annual meeting between Princeton and Yale took place April 23 at Rickerson Field.
Princeton got off to a fast start, playing some of its best rugby all year, and led 31-5 thirty-five minutes into the game. Overall five tries were scored with backs and forwards working together to move the ball across the pitch.
With a new coach and expanded staff, the rugby team at the University of Pennsylvania is gaining a higher profile at the school. An article in Penn’s newspaper, the Daily Pennsylvanian, outlines the team’s recent efforts to position itself as a significant power in the highly competitive Ivy Rugby Conference.Posted: 04/27/2016