Six members of the Dartmouth women's rugby team were honored by the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) as All-Americans for the 2017 season.
Women's rugby and the football teams were playing for championships this past weekend. The rugby team vying for a national title while the football team was aiming for an Ivy League title.
In its first showing at the NIRA National Championship in program history, top-ranked Dartmouth women's rugby saw three different players score four tries in its 29-20 loss to No. 2 Quinnipiac on Sunday afternoon.
After winning its NIRA Semifinal match against Harvard on Friday, top-ranked Dartmouth advanced to the final to face No. 2 Quinnipiac on Sunday at the Quinnipiac Rugby Field.
No. 1 Dartmouth women's rugby edged No. 5 Harvard, 17-12, in the NIRA Semifinal on Friday afternoon, advancing to the national championship for the first time in program history.
No. 1 Dartmouth will face No. 5 Harvard in the NIRA Semifinal. The match will take place at the Quinnipiac Rugby Field and can be viewed on the Rugby Channel.
Led by freshman Lilly Durbin with five tries, the No. 1-ranked Dartmouth women's rugby team defeated No. 7 American International (AIC) by an impressive 80-12 score in the NIRA Quarterfinal at Brophy Field on Saturday.
The No. 1 Dartmouth women's rugby team will host No. 7 American International in the NIRA Quarterfinal, facing the Yellow Jackets at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Led by senior Frankie Sands with a pair of tries, the No. 2 Dartmouth women's rugby team defeated No. 4 Harvard, 22-8, at Brophy Field Saturday afternoon to claim its third consecutive Ivy Rugby Championship.
No. 2 Dartmouth will host the Ivy Rugby Championship on Saturday, taking on No. 4 Harvard for the second time this month. The match will be available to watch on the Ivy League Network (ILN).
Whether on the rugby field or the football field, the men and women of Dartmouth are giving it their all for the Big Green.
A forfeit by No. 10 Brown automatically awarded the win to the No. 1 Dartmouth women's rugby team ahead of the game that was scheduled to close the regular season on Saturday.