May 31, 2016
NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side Announced
National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Press Release
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) – powered by Penn Mutual The National Small College Rugby Organization is proud to announce the selections for the first NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side.
The fourteen player squad is comprised of seven players who competed in the NSCRO 7’s National Championships and seven players selected through the player recommendation process.
Megan Ahnen Michigan Tech
Chip Bell Tiffin University
Nikki Ciccarelli Mount St Mary’s University
Sharae Frazier Neumann University
Teagan Hill-Norby Northwestern College
Nora Holmes Colorado College
Jasmine Kovacs Wayne State College
Morgan Lippert Mount St Mary’s University
Erica Long California University of PA
Mary Kate McNulty Denison University
Maggie Nelson Colgate University
Ciara Pettinos Colgate University
Ja’lia Sheppard Denison University
Kelsey Stutzman Wayne State College
Bryn Chivers Coach
Jeff Noe Coach
Brianna Woodworth Athletic Trainer
The team will compete in the Collegiate Rugby Championships in Philadelphia, PA June 3rd – 5th. Tickets for the CRC in Philadelphia can be purchased directly through NSCRO. Please support the NSCRO Women’s 7’s Select Side by using the following link to purchase your tickets: http://bit.ly/CRC-tickets-NSCRO2
The program is made possible by Penn Mutual and their continued support in the growth of women’s rugby.
Contact Bryn Chivers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-308-3430 if you have questions about the program
About National Small College Rugby Organization
Since 2002, the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has been at the forefront of fostering and developing small college rugby programs in the United States. NSCRO is comprised of more than 240 men’s and 105 women’s colleges and universities who participate in more than 30 leagues for an opportunity compete on a national level and showcase their abilities to a broader and larger audience.
By focusing on small colleges and universities, we help bring these schools, their teams and players exposure outside of their conference/union while also giving them a chance at a national title and ranking. NSCRO provides a responsive national organization dedicated to small colleges and universities which has helped legitimize rugby in the eyes of school administrators. The increased visibility and recognition from NSCRO has led to better school support, greater on-campus interest in rugby and more alumni involvement.
Our goals are simple:
Foster the growth and development of men and women’s small college rugby in the United States.
Provide top-level competition and promote high-level sportsmanship on and off the field.
Be a resource for small college rugby players, coaches, trainers and staff; and, offer a sense of community for NSCRO members.
NSCRO is “The Home of Small College Rugby in America”.
For more information, visit www.nscro.org and follow us @nscrorugby on Twitter and on facebook.com/nscrorugby.