March 14, 2017
Vassar College Women’s Rugby Beats Unió Esportiva Santboiana to Open Spain Tour
Photo: Vassar College Rugby
The Vassar Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams left on March 11th for Barcelona, Spain and the opportunity to play against area rugby Clubs.
The Vassar Women’s team brought 32 athletes on the tour of Spain and began their first match today (March 14) with a 29-12 win against Unió Esportiva Santboiana (UES). On Thursday, March 16 they will play the Carboners Women at 7:30 pm local time and then end their tour on Tuesday, March 21 against the Manresa Women at 8:30 pm.
The Vassar Men, with only 18 players on tour, will play their first game on Friday March 17th against Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya XV (UPC). They then play a second match on Tuesday, March 21 versus a Manresa XV team at 7pm prior to the women’s match.
The teams will then fly home on Wednesday March 22nd just in time for their Spring season against Marist College on Sunday March 26th at the Vassar Farm.