Women’s Rugby Continues Action Sunday at AIC 7s

Women’s Rugby Continues Action Sunday at AIC 7s

Sophomore Genevieve Quirion recorded four tries at the Crimson 7s, including a trio of scores against UNH (Elan Kawesch).

. – The Harvard women's rugby team continues spring action at the AIC 7s Tournament hosted by American International College Sunday, April 2. The Crimson hopes to build on a strong opening performance at the Crimson 7s last weekend.

Last Time Out
Harvard finished 4-1 at the Crimson 7s Tournament last Saturday, earning a runner-up finish after falling 22-10 to Quinnipiac in the Cup Championship match. Harvard made the title game after taking down the University of New Hampshire, Sacred Heart, American International College and West Chester.

AIC 7s Tournament Information
Tweleve teams will be participating in the 2017 AIC Women's Rugby Invitational. The tournament page can be found here. The page also includes links for streaming and will have score updates throughout the day.

Lockdown Alert
The Crimson recorded four consecutive shutouts to open its 2017 campaign, marking the longest streak in program history. Harvard didn't allow a point until the title game against Quinnipiac, and allowed an average of just 4.4 points per contest.

Balanced Attack
Nine different Crimson touched down for tries at the Crimson 7s, led by four each from sophomores Genevieve Quirion, Sarah Lipson and Caitlin Weigel. Quirion scored three times in the opener against UNH, Lipson recorded a score in three-straight games and Weigel had a try in four different matches for the Crimson.

SportsCenter Worthy
The Crimson earned a play in the Harvard Top Five Plays of the Week in the contest against UNH. Harvard put the finishing touches on the 36-0 win, as freshman Victoria Tong carved through the Wildcats' defense before finding a trailing Genevieve Quirion for her third try of the day. Harvard finished 2nd at the Crimson 7s with a 4-1 record.

Related Link: Top Five Plays of the Week

Warrior Weigel
Weigel, a NIRA All-American in the fall, helped lead Harvard to the title game at the Crimson 7s. The sophomore scored in four of five contests, and led Harvard with six conversions on the day.

Up Next
Harvard will compete in the Brown 7s next Sunday, April 9.