Elyse Weissberger, and Brooke Gemmell showing off skillful switch runs and passing successfully as a team.

7’s National Qualifier

Cal, Stanford, UC Davis, Chico, and Oregon State all participated in the Stanford 7’s National Qualifier on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Stanford. UC Davis ended up with the final victory in this tournament, but Cal fought with intensity in these matches, just barely dropping 3 of the games. With a fresh roster, mixed of both rookies and veterans who are newly training together this fall semester, the Cal team worked hard and showed serious rugby skills and plays that…

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New Season, Fresh Outlook

Any student at Berkeley will tell you they know about working hard, but here, as the sun sets on the turf at Maxwell Field, a new Cal Women’s Rugby team is setting out to engage in the kind of hard work few women will ever attempt. Laced into their boots, beneath their mouth guards, underneath their occasional bumps and bruises is the hunger for the game that is rugby and the tenacity to jump head first into a demanding and…

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UC Applications are now open!

The University of California Applications are now open for the fall of 2017. Admissions to Cal are incredibly competitive, but the University does a great job of taking a look at the entire applicant, not just grades and test scores. They call it “The Holistic Review”, and you can find more information about this selection approach on their website. Are you on track for meeting the UC admissions requirements? If you’re not sure, make an appointment with your college counselor, or dive deeper…

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Cal Women’s Rugby Pre-Season Beginning Now!

The Cal Women’s Rugby Pre-Season Beginning Now! We are super excited to begin the Fall Season with a bang and to meet lots of new female student athletes! Never played rugby before? NO PROBLEM! We will teach you everything you need to know – including rules and technical aspects of the game, strength training and fitness, as well as fun social activities! We are one of the best sports on campus! Interested new players can join us for an Info Meeting…

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Cal Heads To UC San Diego For PMRC Playoffs

Despite a tough league season this year, Cal Women’s Rugby has made it to the playoffs! The team will face UC San Diego this Saturday, March 26th. The UCSD Tritons are sure to give Cal a great match, as they’ve gone 10-0 in their PMCR South league this season. Head Coach Mari Triplett, started her rugby career as an undergraduate at UCSD and is excited to return to her old home pitch for the playoff match. “While I have fond…

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