Women's Rugby Heads to UNE For NIRA Tier 2 Championship (VIDEO)

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BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's rugby team will travel to Biddeford on Saturday to battle the University of New England for the Northeast Intercollegiate Rugby Association Tier 2 Championship.

The match is scheduled for noon and will be carried live here: http://athletics.une.edu/sports/2016/9/2/watch-womens-rugby.aspx

 The Nor'easters are the top-seeded Tier 2 squad and won the regular season meeting with the Polar Bears to garner hosting rights for the one-game playoff. Bowdoin finished the campaign with a 7-1 mark, their only blemish coming against UNE, 61-15, on October 7. UNE ended the year with a mark of 7-1 as well. The squads have enjoyed an emerging rivalry as the lone varsity programs in the state of Maine as the teams split two meetings last fall, with Bowdoin claiming a 32-22 win in the fall finale.

Click here for a preview of the match with Bowdoin senior Kendall Schutzer