May 1, 2006
Women's rugby team in Division II championship
The UCSC Women's Rugby Club has advanced to the Division II
Collegiate Championship games with a series of stunning wins.
They will play Plymouth State University of New Hampshire for
the championship on May 6 at 10 a.m. at Stanford University.
On the way to the championship game, UCSC defeated Western
Oregon University at Western Oregon by three points, which qualified
them for the Elite 8 tournament in Orlando, Florida. At the
Elite 8, they defeated Denison University from Ohio 36-7 to
advance to the next round. In the semis, they defeated the College
of William and Mary of Virginia 32-29. This is the furthest
the team has ever advanced in the playoffs.