The AIG Women's Collegiate All-American Sevens team finished runner-up at the inaugural ATAVUS Elite Women's 7s Tournament at Infinity Park over the weekend, losing only to 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Champion Scion Rugby Academy.
A panel of former Men’s and Women’s Eagles who commentated the broadcast of the Aug. 13-14 Championships have selected 12 players who stood out the most among a crowd of 192 athletes to be recognized as part of the 2016 Club 7s Women’s Dream Team.
Dick's Sporting Goods Park hosted eight Rugby Sevens Finals Sunday at the 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championships, where Scion Rugby Academy and Rugby Utah won National titles in their first attempts.
Sixty-four of the 96 matches at the 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championships were played on the grounds of Dick's Sporting Goods Park Saturday, and eight teams are still in the race for a National Championship.
Mystic River caught some off guard when it raced to the Cup Semifinals of the 2015 Club 7s National Championships. If the 2016 Division I National Champions in 15s want to one-better itself by reaching the Cup Finals at the Aug. 13-14 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championships, it will need to get past fellow Pool D occupants Atlanta Old White, Chicago Lions, and Santa Monica Dolphins.
Pool D in the women's bracket of the 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championships will not be the most experienced group competing at Dick's Sporting Good Park in Commerce City, Colo., but there are still a few heavy hitters in the pool capable of making a deep run this weekend.