Category Archives: Varsity

Cal Women’s Rugby Search for New Head Coach

After 18 years with the Cal Women’s Rugby Team, current Director of Rugby, Ellen Owens has decided not to return next season. The team would like to sincerely thank Ellen for her many years of dedication and commitment to the team and for helping to build a strong foundation and legacy for women’s rugby on the west coast. Ellen will remain involved with the working committee related to petitioning for varsity status for the team, which is a crucial next…

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Cal Honored with College of the Year by RugbyMag

Cal has been named by RugbyMag as “College of the Year.” The outstanding men’s and women’s programs and the growing achievements of the women’s team set Cal apart from the competition this year. RugbyMag Editor-in-Chief, Alex Goff, writes, “You can’t win this award if your women’s team is awesome and your men’s team has difficulty. And while you can win this award if you are good at 15s and don’t compete much at 7s, the other way around makes it…

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Cal Women’s Rugby on the Road to Varsity Status

In this news report produced by reporter Tasion Kwamilele, she discusses the benefits and motivations of applying for Varsity status with current Cal Women’s Rugby players and coaches. Please support your Cal Women’s Athletics by supporting Cal Women’s Rugby in our quest for Varsity status. Please contact us to find out how you can get involved. Thank you to Tasion Kwamilele for producing this video. Kwamilele is a reporter at the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, Class…

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