Mount St. Mary's Women's Rugby Travels To Molloy On Saturday

Mount St. Mary's Women's Rugby Travels To Molloy On Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S MOUNTAINEERS (0-4) at MOLLOY (3-2-1)

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Time: 
11:00 AM
Location:
 Farmingdale, NY

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INAUGURAL SEASON
The Mountaineers are led by first year coach Farrah Douglas and first year assistant coach Maggie Myles. Douglas brings over 12 years of coaching experience to the Mount, with involvement at the national, collegiate and high school levels. Douglas has been the head coach of the USA Girl's High School All-American (USA U-18) Team for the past two seasons, and the assistant coach with the USA Women's National Team since 2012. Douglas has been at the helm of the Gonzaga College High School team in Washington, D.C. since 2010, while also serving as technical director and skill coach at The Rugby Academy in Potomac, Md. from 2010-15. Myles, a recent graduate from Quinnipiac University where she played on the women's rugby team all four years. As a senior last year, she saw action in all 12 matches while tallying six tries and eight assists during the season. She added 33 tackles on the year which helped her earn NIRA All-American honors.

MOUNT UPDATE
The Mount St. Mary's women's rugby team fell to the visiting West Chester Golden Rams 67-0 on a cloudy Saturday in Emmitsburg, Maryland. West Chester's Lili Riley accounted for 28 of the Golden Rams points in the match, scoring four tries and converting four kicks. The Mountaineers dropped to 0-4 on the year and the Golden Rams added a win to go to 3-4 so far this season.

MOUNT LEADERS
Tries: Jordan Butcher (1), Rio Greenshields (1), Sloane Robinson (1), and Katelyn Comeau (1)
Conversion kicks: Katelyn Comeau (2)

SCOUTING THE LIONS
Senior Sabrina Rodriguez led the women's rugby team with two tries in an 83-12 loss to Sacred Heart University at Cedar Creek Park. The loss puts the maroon and white at 3-2-1 on the season and is the team's first home loss of the year.

WHAT'S UP NEXT?
Mount St. Mary's welcomes Norwich for the final match of the fall regular season on Saturday, October 28 at 11:00 AM.