NORTHFIELD, VT. –Norwich University gained more honors from its recent USA Rugby Collegiate Sevens’ women’s rugby national title Dec. 19.
Coach Austin Hall’s winning side had five of the 12 all-tournament selections as announced by USA Rugby. Besides sophomore Rose Bernheim (Andrews AFB, Md.) being the tourney Most Valuable Player, the senior duo of Katie Hathaway (Amesbury, Mass.) and Hannah Bushey (Essex Junction, Vt.) and the underclasswoman pairing of sophomore Joya Clark (Scotia, N.Y.) and freshman Vanessa Champagne (St. Nazaire, Quebec) each earned honors.
Norwich turned in a 5-0 record during the two-day event at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The Cadets defeated Oregon State twice, Indiana, Princeton and Boston College on the way to the championship.