September 8, 2010

QU Women's Rugby Meeting - September 22nd at 4pm

HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac University has announced the expansion of their varsity athletic program to include women's golf for the 2010-11 season and women's rugby for the 2011-12 season. The addition of the two sports will give Quinnipiac 21 varsity teams by the beginning of the 2011-12 academic year. Individuals who are interested in women's golf and women's rugby are encouraged to click on the link below and fill out a brief survey. In addition, please read the bold, underlined text below for details of the women's rugby team's first information session.

Please Let Us Know If You Are Interested In Being A Part Of Quinnipiac's First Women's Rugby Team

"We are very pleased to be adding more opportunities for student athletes to compete in Division I intercollegiate athletics," Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald said.

Both sports are recognized as varsity sports by the NCAA, with golf sponsoring a championship and rugby granted emerging sport status. The University will continue its commitment to Acrobatics and Tumbling (formerly Competitive Cheer) as a varsity sport. The University will also continue its women's volleyball program for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 academic years. A search for a head coach for both golf and rugby is currently underway.

Those interested in playing women's rugby should attend a meeting with Director of Athletics & Recreation Jack McDonald, Senior Associate Director Billy MeccaAssociate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator Tracey Flynn and Assistant Athletic Director for Recreation Mike Medina on Wednesday, September 22nd at 4:00 pm in the Athletics & Recreation Conference Room on the Second Floor of the Recreation Center.

Please Let Us Know If You Are Interested In Being A Part Of Quinnipiac's First Women's Rugby Team