Women’s Rugby Concludes Action at Brown 7s

Women’s Rugby Concludes Action at Brown 7s

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women's rugby team hosted Brown 7s on Sunday at the Berylson Family Fields, welcoming AIC, Army, Dartmouth, Harvard, Molloy, Norwich, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, UNE and West Chester. The Bears played four matches with a win over Dartmouth and losses to Harvard, Army and Norwich.

In Brown's first game against Harvard, a 31-7 loss, the Crimson jumped out to a 24-0 lead at the half. Sophomore Louise Leitao (Porto Alegre, RS Brazil) put the Bears on the board after a series of solid passes. Senior Sofia Rudin (Baltimore, Md.) added the conversion kick to bring the contest to 24-7. Harvard later added a successful try and kick for a 31-7 advantage which would bring the game to its final.

The Bears next squared off against Dartmouth, taking a 36-5 victory. After the Big Green got on the board first (5-0), senior Gwynedd Kieffer (Ambler, Pa.) tied it up (5-5) with a long run. Brown then ran out to a 29-5 lead that was capped by Kieffer's second try of the match. Leitao closed out the scoring bringing the contest to 36-5.

Against Army, the Black Knights gained a 21-0 lead with two long runs. Army would then go on to win the game by a score of 45-0.

In the Bears' final game, a tight 27-10 loss to Norwich, the Cadets took a 10-0 lead before Leitao put in a try with a 50 meter run. Brown would enter halftime down by just one try (10-5). Norwich scored the first two tries of the second and added a successful conversion kick for a 22-5 lead. Kieffer next put in a try for Brown beating the Norwich team with a 70 meter run and bringing the Bears within 12 (22-10). Norwich closed the game muscling in a try for the final of 27-10.

The Bears will next compete against Yale on Saturday, April 15 for a noon time match.

Final Scores
Quinnipiac: 41 vs. AIC: 0
Dartmouth 1: 15 vs. West Chester: 0
Brown: 5 vs. Harvard: 31
Army: 42 vs. Norwich: 0
Army 2: 43 vs Dartmouth 3: 0
UNE: 49 vs. Norwich 2: 0
AIC; 0 vs. Dartmouth 1: 38
Molloy: 0 vs Quinnipiac: 50
Harvard: 26 vs Norwich: 12
Army: 48 vs. Dartmouth 2: 0
UNE 2: 0 vs. Army 2: 59
Norwich 2: 10 vs Dartmouth 3: 10
Quinnipiac: 29 vs. Dartmouth 1: 5
West Chester: 28 vs Molloy: 5
Brown: 36 vs Dartmouth 2: 10
Harvard: 10 vs. Army: 26
UNE 2: 5 vs. Dartmouth 3: 35
UNE: 19 vs. Army 2: 22
Molloy: 12 vs. AIC: 17
Quinnipiac: 44 vs West Chester: 0
Brown: 0 vs. Army: 45
Dartmouth 2:0 vs Norwich: 53
Norwich 2: 15 vs UNE 2: 0
UNE: 38 vs Dartmouth 3: 0
AIC: 5 vs. West Chester: 19
Molloy: 0 vs. Dartmouth 1: 31
Brown: 10 vs Norwich: 32
Harvard: 29 vs Dartmouth 2: 0

Third/Fourth Place Match
Harvard: 24 vs. Dartmouth 1: 0

Championship Match
Army: 5 vs. Quinnipiac: 27 

Army 2 won the B-side tournament