Women's Rugby To Host Polar Bear 7s Tournament Saturday

Women's Rugby To Host Polar Bear 7s Tournament Saturday

The Bowdoin College women's rugby team will host the fifth annual Polar Bear 7s Rugby Tournament at Pickard Fields on Saturday, April 21. 

NCAA teams from the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association and top D1 and D2 club sides from USA Rugby will compete in two distinct brackets. This year's tournament is a national qualifier; at stake for the winner is an automatic berth to the USAR Women's Collegiate 7s National Championship in May. 

Participating teams from N.I.R.A and U.S.A.R. include American International College, Army (West Point), Boston University, Bowdoin, Colby, Dartmouth, Harvard, Middlebury, Norwich, Northeastern University, Maine-Orono, and the University of New England.  

Round-robin style games within each pool will begin at 10:00 a.m., with championship rounds beginning at 2:00 p.m. The event will be officiated by the New England Rugby Referee Society.

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