Entries by Lucy Zugschwert

2021 Collegiate Rugby Championship – Memorial Day Weekend

National Collegiate Rugby will host the 2021 Collegiate Rugby Championship on Memorial Day Weekend, crowning men’s and women’s 7s national champions in conjunction with a conference representative side 10s competition. The CRC has been the crown jewel of collegiate rugby since 2010, putting the sport on the big stage via national television and major league […]

COVID-19 Return to Play Policy & Recommendations – Updated

Effective February 15, 2021 Rev. 0 – Feb. 15, 2021 Download a PDF version here. Eligible to Return to Play Each institution will decide when it is safe for their students to return to contact sports. NCR does not endorse returning to contact prior to the approval from any team’s institution. Each team must follow […]

Andy Main appointed Men’s Small College Region 4 Commissioner

NCR is pleased to announce Andy Main has been appointed as our Men’s Small College Region 4 Commissioner. Andy has over 15 years of experience as a youth and collegiate sports administrator, and also has extensive experience in facility and event management.  Much of his career has been spent as a student affairs professional at various […]

Penn Mutual Student Leader of the Month – Maggie Kleyer

Congratulations to Maggie Lynn Kleyer, Scrumhalf from Northern Iowa University Women’s Rugby Club, on her selection as the Penn Mutual Student Leader of the month for January. The Senior from the Women’s Open Division with the Midwest Women’s Collegiate Rugby Conference, Coach Meghan Flanigan says “Maggie has been a power house from the very beginning.” […]

Conference Spotlight: Women’s Midwest CRC

                The current teams that make up the NCR Midwest Women’s Collegiate Rugby Conference are: Winona State University (coached by Emilee Jalosuo) University of Minnesota (Coached by Mikayla Miller) University of Wisconsin (coached by Taylor Rozman) University of Northern Iowa (coached by Meghan Flanigan) Iowa State University (coached […]

Penn Mutual Coach of the Month – Thomas Clark

Congratulations to Thomas Clark (T.C), Director of Rugby for Tufts University Men’s Rugby Club on his selection as the Penn Mutual Coach of the month for January. Coach Clark has been coaching for more than five years, is the Director of Rugby for Tufts University, the Operations Director for Northeast Academy-Boston, the Coach of Mystic River […]

Announcing Women’s Small College Commissioner – Jessie Blitz

NCR is happy to announce Jessie Blitz as the Small College Commissioner for the NCR Women’s programs.  Jessie began her career with rugby as a child being a part of the sideline support for her fathers team at Occidental College and the Denver Harlequins Old Boys team. She never really found her passion for the […]