The Mount Women's Rugby Team Takes Second Place At The Navy 7's Tournament On Saturday

The Mount Women's Rugby Team Takes Second Place At The Navy 7's Tournament On Saturday

Annapolis, Md. (April 20, 2019) - The Mount St. Mary's women's rugby team finished the 2018-2019 season with a second place finish at the Navy Legacy 7's Tournament on Saturday afternoon. This is the fourth time in the spring 7's season that the Mount has brought home second place in a tournament.

The Mountaineers recorded first place in their pool and a first round bye after they won all four pool play matches. In the Semifinals, Mount St. Mary's earned a hard fought 19-14 match win against Boston University in a match that was tied after regulation and came down to sudden death. After they earned a spot in the Championship match, the Mountaineers were clipped 14-5 by Navy (Team A) and walked away with second place in the tournament. 

Graduate student Julie Crochet led the Mount offense with nine tries scored on the day and combined for 47 points scored. The France native ended her spring 7's season second on the team in tries scored with 18. Graduate student Molly Stocker added three times she crossed the touch line on the day and converted on one kick after. Freshman Ubaida Ahmed tabbed three tries scored on the day and finished her phenomenal rookie campaign with a team leading 21 tries in the 7's season. Maya Grassi picked up six conversion kicks in the tournament and increased her team leading conversion kicks to 30.

The Mount St. Mary's women's rugby squad outscored their competition 124-36 on the day. The Mount finished the whole 2018-2019 year with 32-14 record and a mark of 11-5 in conference play in just their second full year as a division one program. This was a tremendous turnaround from their inaugural season last year where they ended the season with a 2-16 mark and a conference record of 1-10.

MOUNT 7'S SEASON END OF YEAR STATS
Tries: Ubaida Ahmed (21), Julie Crochet (18), Jenna Lewaren (13), Lavona Rae Aromin (10), Citlali Villegas (7), Molly Jackson (7), Maya Grassi (6), Hanna Rojas-Rhodes (5), Molly Stocker (5), Taylor Mensah (4), Alexis Costa (3), Jordan Butcher (2), Marissa Clark (1), Shayna Coleman (1), Izzy Durkin (1), Katherine Rambo (1)
Conversion Kicks: Maya Grassi (30), Molly Stocker (7), Ubaida Ahmed (3), Jenna Lewaren (1), Nataly Cisneros (1)

Mount St. Mary's 27, Delaware 0

Mount St. Mary's 26, Penn State (Team B) 10

Mount St. Mary's 33, Navy (Team B) 0

Mount St. Mary's 14, Boston University 7

Semifinal: Mount St. Mary's 19, Penn State (Team A) 14

  • Julie Crochet: 2 tries scored
  • Ubaida Ahmed: 1 try scored
  • Maya Grassi: 2 conversion kicks
  • After the match was all tied up at 14-14 at the end of regulation, the Mount scored the try in sudden death for the win.

Championship: Navy (Team A) 14, Mount St. Mary's 5