Topic: Women’s rugby

Women’s rugby impresses in close losses on European tour

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Women’s rugby impresses in close losses on European tour

April 8, 2016 0 comments

After two seasons as a varsity team, the women’s rugby team has become a powerhouse in the still-growing landscape of collegiate rugby in the United States.

Uzo Okoro ’16  breaks loose from a  Harvard tackler. After her first season playing the sport, she garnered attention from national-level coaches.

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Duo named in USA Rugby player pool

February 19, 2016 0 comments

Two standout members of the women’s rugby team will have the chance to trade in their Brown jerseys for the red, white and blue.

Kiki Morgan ’16 stiff-arms a tackler. Despite being hampered by injury, Morgan contributed like she has all season Saturday, running in two of the Bears’ three tries on the day against American International College.

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Women’s rugby’s second varsity season ends with NCVWRA quarterfinal loss

November 16, 2015 0 comments

Though it played host to the first-ever NCVWRA tournament Saturday, the women’s rugby team fell 27-19 to American International College in the quarterfinals

Lightning-quick Kiki Morgan ’16 rushes past her defenders. The senior has had an impressive career and made crucial contributions this season, including two tries in the semifinal contest against Harvard.

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Women’s rugby blows lead, drops Ivy title game to Dartmouth

November 9, 2015 0 comments

The women’s rugby team advanced to the Ivy League championship game this weekend for the second time in as many varsity seasons.

The women’s rugby team gets ready to battle for the ball in a scrum.  The squad displayed its offensive and defensive prowess in its last game of the regular season as the team shutout visiting Princeton.

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Shutout win caps women’s rugby regular season

October 26, 2015 0 comments

The women’s rugby team came away with a key conference win Saturday, blanking Princeton 29-0 to end its regular season on a high note.

Ozuamaka Okoro ’16 uses her quickness to evade several Columbia defenders. Okoro contributed five of the team’s 14 tries in Bruno’s commanding victory over the Lions Saturday afternoon at Marvel Field.

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Women’s rugby snaps losing streak in dominant fashion against Columbia

October 19, 2015 0 comments

The women’s rugby team showed superior strength and speed in a 90-0 beat down of the Lions at Marvel Field Saturday.

Women’s rugby drops match to powerhouse Quinnipiac

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Women’s rugby drops match to powerhouse Quinnipiac

October 12, 2015 0 comments

The women’s rugby team lost for the second straight week, falling to Quinnipiac at home Saturday, 55-7.

Daisy Alvarado-Munoz ’17 runs the ball. The team’s offense struggled Saturday, with the only try coming in the 71st minute of competition.

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Match against Dartmouth ends with rare defeat for women’s rugby

October 5, 2015 0 comments

The women’s rugby team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, marking its first regular season defeat since the team gained varsity status.

Saskia Morgan ’16 tries to create offensive chances for the Bears. The senior had four tries that incited a Bruno team to 36 unanswered points in its impressive, yet sloppy, opening win against Navy.

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36-5 women’s rugby win over Navy kickstarts national championship quest

September 13, 2015 0 comments

The Bears (1-0) scored the game’s first 36 points before finally conceding a try to their opponents late in the game.

The women’s rugby team dominated its opponents all the way to the ACRA Round of 8, but finally met its match in Quinnipiac Sunday afternoon.

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Rugby’s spotless season ends with playoff defeat

November 17, 2014 0 comments

Bruno defeated Navy in the Round of 16 Saturday before losing to a tough Quinnipiac squad Sunday.