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Game Face
Women's Rugby

With 12-Hour Time Differences and Unprecedented Uncertainty, Rugby Standout Sofie Fella Embraces the New Normal

Fella had found her rhythm in her life at Harvard until it was abruptly interrupted in January of 2020.

Game Face
Women's Rugby

Game Face

In a normal year, Fella would be donning the Harvard uniform and advancing the ball downfield.

Huddle Up
Women's Rugby

Huddle Up

While Fella still will be able to maintain a training regimen during the pandemic, she and her other teammates will miss out on in-person camaraderie.

Let's Keep It Simple: National Champions
Women's Rugby

Let's Keep It Simple: National Champions

The national champions pose with their medals, trophy, and banner. The Crimson would lose just twice over the course of the season...before later avenging both losses (to Dartmouth and Army West Point) in the playoffs.

Let's Keep It Simple: National Champions
Women's Rugby

It's Lonely at the Top: Women's Rugby, National Champs and Team of the Year

On Mignone Field, in front of a large and boisterous home crowd, the Harvard women’s rugby team defeated Army West Point 18-7 to be named the 2019 National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) National Champions for the first time in program history. After a season full of adversity and a couple stinging losses, the team pulled together to achieve a historic season.

It's a Wrap
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It's a Wrap

Sophomore Cassidy Bargell looks to elude the Black Knights' defender. In the game, while Army attempted to wrap up the Crimson, Harvard wrapped up the season in victory: with a national championship.

Winners At Last
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Winners At Last

The Crimson celebrate on Mignone Field on a snowy Sunday afternoon.

Winners At Last
Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Captures First-Ever NIRA National Championship

The Harvard women’s rugby team was named the NIRA National Champions for the first time in program history this past weekend. The Crimson defeated Army West Point, 18-7, at Mignone Field in front of Harvard’s home crowd.

We Are the Champions
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We Are the Champions

After avenging its previous loss to Dartmouth with a semifinal win, the Crimson took home the national championship with a victory over Army.

Stiff Competition
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Women's Rugby Beats Dartmouth, Advances to NIRA Championships

In its third matchup of this season, the Harvard women’s rugby team got its revenge and defeated Dartmouth in a stunning victory, 23-22, this past weekend in the NIRA semifinal game, earning a spot in the NIRA National Championship this coming weekend.

Stiff Competition
Women's Rugby

Stiff Competition

With a revenge victory over Dartmouth, Harvard advanced to the NIRA Championships to take on Army for the crown.

The 'Ole College Try
Women's Rugby

The 'Ole College Try

Harvard was unable to top its rival Dartmouth, but a rematch is scheduled next month.

The 'Ole College Try
Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Falls to Rival Dartmouth in Ivy Championships

This past weekend, the Harvard women’s rugby team fell to Dartmouth in the Ivy League Championship, 41-22. The Crimson beat the Big Green early on this season in September, 50-32, but the team was unable to channel that same energy in order to see a similar result this past Saturday.

Playoffs?
Women's Rugby

Playoffs?

After a successful 2019 regular season, the Crimson awaits its first chance at postseason play.

Playoffs?
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Women's Rugby Readies for Ivy Postseason after 5-1 Campaign

Harvard will attempt to win Ivies for the second year in a row this Saturday and will look to improve from last year’s Bronze in the NIRA Championship the following day.

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