Norwich University (W)
The Cadets of Norwich have four USA Rugby Championship victories in the last 10 years and two American Collegiate Rugby Association (ACRA) Championship victories. In 2013-14, the Norwich University women finished the season with a perfect 40-0 record, winning 13 fifteens matches and 27 sevens matches.
The 2014-15 academic year marks the 11th year of Austin Hall’s tenure as head coach of the Norwich University women’s rugby team. Coach Hall’s career records of 149-40-3 (78.8%) overall and 95-12-1 (88.8%) in fifteens league and playoff play are amongst the best in the nation. With the launch of Norwich sevens in 2011, Coach Hall and the Cadets have not only won four national titles, but have posted a perfect 39-0 record and outscored Division I opponents 1,128-125.
The 2013-14 year saw Coach Hall named as Collegiate Coach of the Year by “This is American Rugby.” Star fullback, Rose Bernheim, was named Collegiate 7s player of the year by RugbyMag.com and four Norwich players joined an illustrious list of College All-Americans.