Mount Women's Rugby Welcomes Navy On Saturday

Mount Women's Rugby Welcomes Navy On Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S MOUNTAINEERS (2-1, 2-1 NIRA) vs NAVY MIDSHIPMEN (1-2)

Date: Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Emmitsburg, Md.

2018 NIRA RANKINGS #4 (The Rugby Breakdown)

ABOUT THE MOUNT
The Mount's roster consists of 13 freshmen, three sophomores, four juniors, six seniors and four graduate students. Besides the freshmen, Coach Douglas has added four new athletes to her roster as well. Izzy Durkin is a junior from Darnestown, Maryland, Jordan Carpenter is a senior from Hagerstown, Maryland, Julie Crochet is a graduate student from Castres, France, and Lauren Judkins is a graduate student from McMinnville, Tennessee. Along with the four new athletes, the Mount is bringing back 14 players from last season's roster including NIRA All-American Jordan Butcher. Click here to learn more about the 2018-19 Mountaineers.

The Mount St. Mary's women's rugby team suffered their first loss of the season to Notre Dame College, 45-7, last Saturday. Graduate student Julie Crochet scored the only try of the match for the Mountaineers and freshman Maya Grassi converted the kick after. Freshman Ubaida Ahmed led the Mount in tackles on the day.

MOUNT LEADERS
Tries: Ubaida Ahmed (4), Julie Crochet (4), Jordan Butcher (2), Lauren Judkins (2), Hannah Orland (2), Nataly Cisneros (2), Molly Jackson (2), Samantha Mathis (2), Jenna Lewaren (1), Maya Grassi (1), Rio Greenshields (1), Lavona Rae Aromin (1)
Conversion Kicks: Maya Grassi (11), Molly Stocker (4), Ubaida Ahmed (1)

SCOUTING THE MIDSHIPMEN
The Navy women's rugby team is 1-2 with their last loss coming to number four Army, 50-0. The Midshipmen's only win of the season came against Salisbury, 86-5, at the beginning of the month.

ALL-TIME SERIES WITH NAVY
This will be the first all-time meeting between the Mountaineers and the Midshipmen since the Mount joined Division 1 last year.

WHAT'S UP NEXT
The Mountaineers welcome Castleton for the last home match of the 15's season on Thursday, October 4 at 4:00 PM.