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Club History Highlights
The WSU Women's Rugby Team ended the regular season undefeated in the DII league. They traveled down to Palo Alto, CA for the semi-finals round (Sweet 16's) and continued their winning streak. Two weeks later they traveled to Palo Alto, CA again for the final round (Final Four's). They played two games, ending the season defeating Winona State 60-5 and still undefeated. The ruggers claimed their second national title! The hard work and dedication by every member of the team, coaches, and of course our loyal supporters made this national title possible. After this win the Cougars will be moving up to the DI league this upcoming year.
The WSU Women's Rugby team finished the 2011 Fall Semester undefeated (8-0, 3-0 league) and was named "Team of the Tournament" at the Oregon Sports Union (ORSU) Rugby Club Tournament. At the tournament the WSU DII Ladies defeated the DI Oregon State Beavers, DI University of Oregon Ducks, and the Portland Pigs women's club. One of the semester's biggest accomplishments was defeating Western Washington 17-12 in an evenly matched game early in the season.
The WSU Women's Rugby team finished out the regular season with an undefeated record (7-0, 6-0 league) as the Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union Champions (www.pnrfu.com ). The Cougars entered the national playoffs with the #3 seed after winning both games at regional playoffs and claiming the Pacific Coast Rugby Football Union title (www.pacificcoastrugby.com ), and remaining undefeated (9-0, 8-0 league). At the national semi-finals in Sanford, Florida, the Cougs defeated Stonehill College and Winona State University to advance to the finals. In Palo Alto, CA the Cougars defeated Norwich University to earn a spot in the National Championship game where they faced Temple University. With a sound win the WSU Women's Rugby Team took home the first National title in Club history to cap off their undefeated season.