NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Norwich University women's rugby scored early and often en route to an 83-24 victory over West Chester University on Saturday morning at the NU Dog River Rugby Pitch.
Junior No. 8 Sheila Decker (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) accounted for a season-high 33 points in the game with two tries, 10-for-12 on conversions and 1-for-2 on penalty kicks.
Sophomore Caitlin Heale (Christchurch, New Zealand) added four tries to set a new single-game career high. Senior Denisse Zambon (Bronx, N.Y.) added three tries as well to help lead the Cadets' offense.
Norwich (3-2, 3-2 NIRA T1) built up a 59-5 lead by halftime and the Cadets scored twice in the opening five minutes of the match to take a 14-0 lead early.
The Cadets host Notre Dame College (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. on the NU Dog River Rugby Pitch.