Welcome to Women's Rugby
Est. 1994. Home of the Women Ruggers
The Women's Rugby Club at Fairfield University was founded as a sport club in 1994. Over the years, the women have established a solid program, competing against regional teams in the New England area. Those teams have included Hofstra, Bard, Marist, and Sacred Heart.
Fall 2011 Season In Review
The Fairfield University women ruggers stormed through the 2011 season in the METNY Rugby Football Union with a record breaking 7 wins.
In the process, the club won the METNY Rugby Championship by defeating Fordham University and Molloy College. The Stags then moved on to the NSCRO Regionals.
Hosting the regionals match on the Lt. Hans Grauert Memorial Field, the Fairfield ruggers fell to Lock Haven, ending their season of accomplishments.
President: Margaret Demaura '14
Vice president: Morgan Carey '14
Treasurer: Kilee Bayne '14
Match Secretary: Rebecca Ponessa '14
Forward Captain: Amanda Carchietta '14
Back Captain: Elizabeth Cortez '13
Fall 2012 Schedule
|September 16||Drew||Home||1 p.m.||W 52-5|
|September 23||Bard||Away||1 p.m.||W 50-0|
|September 30||Fordham||Away||1 p.m.||L 10-5|
|October 14||Molloy||Home||11 a.m.||L 42 - 10|
|October 21||Sacred Heart||Home||1 p.m..||W 20 - 0|
|October 27||NSCRO Playoffs||Randalls Island||2:30 p.m.||L|
MET NY College Women's Division III
|Team||Wins||Losses||Ties||Points For||Points Against||Points Diff.||Bonus||Total|
|1. Fairfield University||5||0||0||199||48||151||5||25|
|2. Molloy College||4||1||0||170||84||86||4||20|
|3. Sacred Heart Univ.||3||2||0||147||52||95||3||15|
|4. Fordham Univ.||2||3||0||71||149||-78||1||9|
|5. Drew Univ.||1||4||0||47||161||-114||1||5|
|6. Bard College||0||5||0||0||140||-140||0||0|
2010 Season In Review
The Stags finished with a perfect 6 - 0 record, advancing to the METNY Rugby Championships as the number one seed.
In the semi-final match, Fairfield defeated Columbia 29 - 7 to advance to the championship round on November 6. With a sizeable crowd on hand at the Lt. Hans Grauert Memorial Field, the Stags went on to defeat Sacred Heart in overtime 5 - 0. This win qualified the club for the Division III USA Rugby National Championship Tournament for the first time in program history.
The Ruggers season came to an end in the national tournament semi-final round to Bentley College.