Women’s Rugby Readies For College 7s National Championship

Women’s Rugby Readies For College 7s National Championship

TUSCON, AZ.-  The Harvard women's rugby team is set to play in the USA Rugby College 7s National Championship, with pool play beginning on Saturday, May 25 at the Kino Sports Complex in Tuscon, Arizona. The Crimson begins the day taking on Central Washington at 11:20 a.m. EST, followed by a matchup against Davenport at 2:20 p.m. The team rounds out pool play with a matchup against Life at 6:20 p.m. Cup play will begin the following day. Select games will be broadcast on FloRugby. 

How to Follow:

Watch – FloRugby

Twitter - @RadcliffeRugby

Instagram - @HarvardWRugby

What to Know:

  • Harvard's women's elite pool includes: Central Washington, Davenport and Life University.
  • The Crimson return to action after defeating Dartmouth in overtime of the Ivy 7s championship, 22-17, thanks to Junior Dominique Cantave's sprint down the left sideline. The win was the third title and fourth-consecutive appearance in program history. 
  • First-year Cassidy Bargell led the scoring for the team with six tries at Ivy 7s, followed closely by Cantave who had four. 
  • Harvard also bested the Big Green in last year's Rugby 7s Collegiate Championship, 26-24. 

Up Next:
After Saturday's pool play, the team's will be given a seeding and begin playoff action at 9 a.m. at the Kino Sports Complex.