Harvard Athletics Announces Women’s Rugby 2017 Slate

Harvard Athletics Announces Women’s Rugby 2017 Slate

Harvard looks to repeat after its first-ever Ivy 7s Championship a year ago (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.
– Harvard Athletics has announced the 2017 schedule for the women's rugby 7s this spring. The Crimson will compete in four tournaments, including hosting the Crimson 7s, before the Ivy 7s Championships at Dartmouth on April 23.

The Crimson opens the season with a trip out west to the Las Vegas 7s Invitational March 2. Harvard then returns home to host the third annual Crimson 7s on March 25.

The following week, the Crimson hits the road for back-to-back tournaments, starting with the AIC 7s at American International College April 2. Harvard concludes its regular season at the Brown 7s at Brown on April 9.

Harvard wraps up its season with two postseason championships in April, beginning with the Ivy 7s Championships at Dartmouth April 23. The Varsity 7s Championships will commence the following weekend.

The Crimson is coming off its first-ever Ivy 7s Championship in 2016 after overpowering Brown, 17-5, in the Cup Final. Harvard also took down Yale and Princeton en route to the title.