Savanah Graves of the Castleton University women’s rugby team has been selected as a First Team All-American by the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) as released by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
After a three-month period highlighted by two teams and one individual qualifying for NCAA national postseason competition, the student-athletes and coaches for the Castleton University fall sports gathered at Casella Theater Monday night to recognize the exemplary accomplishments of the season.
Despite holding No. 4 Norwich University to just five points in the second half along with a Savanah Graves try, the Castleton University women’s rugby team fell 34-5 on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Field.
The Castleton University women’s rugby team scored more points in Saturday’s contest against Sacred Heart University than it had in any previous match over the past two years, but the Pioneers were able to pull away with a 67-22 victory over the Spartans at Alumni Field.
The Castleton University rugby team dropped a 63-10 decision at the University of New England on Saturday evening at Barbara J. Hazard Field. Castleton falls to 0-6-1 during the 2017 campaign, while UNE is 5-1.
Led by a late score from Calista Carl, the Castleton University women’s rugby team ended its current losing streak by earning a 10-10 draw with the Long Island University Post Pioneers. The Spartans are now 0-5-1, while the Pioneers are 1-1-2.
The Castleton University women’s rugby team dropped a 97-15 contest against Molloy College at Cedar Creek Park on Saturday afternoon. Castleton falls to 0-4; still in search of the programs first ever win, while Molloy improves to 3-1-1 during the 2017 season.
The Castleton University women’s rugby team dropped its first home match of the year, 58-19, to the Molloy College Lions on Sunday afternoon. Castleton continues to search for its first win in program history, while the Lions improve to 2-1.
The competition schedule for the Castleton University women’s rugby team’s second season of NCAA varsity competition has been established, with an even split of five home contests and five road games in the 10-match slate.