Application for 2016-17 Collegiate Academic Honor Roll open

LAFAYETTE, Colo. - Applications are now being accepted for the USA Rugby National College Academic Honor Roll. Each year, USA Rugby recognizes outstanding student-athletes that demonstrate excellence in the classroom. Since 2011, nearly than 2,000 college rugby players have been publicly acknowledged for their accomplishments as scholars and athletes.

To be nominated, a college rugby student-athlete must:

  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale at his/her current institution; and
  • be at least a sophomore (second academic year) in class standing; and
  • be a registered member of USA Rugby; and
  • have completed one full calendar year at his/her current institution; and
  • be an A-side player, either as a starter or key reserve.

In the case of transfers and graduate students, the student-athlete must have completed one full calendar year at the current institution in order to be eligible.


Academic Honor Roll Application


A coach, team president, or club sports director may nominate deserving student-athletes for the USA Rugby National Honor Roll. A valid copy of each student athlete's most recent transcript must accompany each nominated submitted.

To nominate deserving collegiate student-athletes, please fill out an application.

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, June 23, 2017.