COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – A strong offensive attack lifted Norwich University to two victories in pool play action Dec. 16 at the USA Rugby Collegiate Sevens National Championships.
Coach Austin Hall’s team rolled past Oregon State 39-0 and 21-5. The Cadets were sparked by five tries over the two matches from sophomore Rose Bernheim (Andrews AFB, Md.). NU also received strong efforts from junior Emily Baugus (Kingsville, Texas) with three conversions and two tries from freshman Vanessa Champagne (St. Nazaire, Quebec) in the nightcap, while senior Marlene Dwyer (Long Island, N.Y.) had two conversions in the opener.
Norwich continued action at the 2011 Collegiate Sevens tournament facing Indiana in the bracket portion of the tournament Saturday, Dec. 17.