NEWTON, Ma. (BVM) — Many teams have importance around the campus of Lasell University. However, because Lasell’s rugby team isn’t associated with the NCAA, it often gets the short end of the stick. Although the Lasers have shown promise over the years, they still have no access to athletic trainers, chiropractors or any of the […]
The glory days of sports behind them, Sam and Greta Hensler had to think outside the box when it came to getting involved in adult recreation leagues. When nothing fit what they needed, they created their own league that has seen skyrocketing success.
Wisconsin has some of the best high school girls rugby programs in the nation with multiple teams vying for national championships each year. Divine Savior Holy Angels High School is always one of those teams. Even with the uncertainty of the fall season, the Dashers will continue to be a national powerhouse.
When Cheta Emba first committed to play soccer at Harvard, she was expecting that to be her sports path. But when Emba was introduced to the school’s rugby team her junior year it set her on a path to become a Tokyo Olympics hopeful as part of USA Rugby.
Seven Sassano is a former girls basketball standout who has played rugby at Dartmouth College the past two years. Meanwhile, her brother, Dominico, has been a defensive lineman for the St. Teresa High School football team over the last four years. Now, he will be taking the same path as his sister to play college rugby in the fall.