ORONO, MAINE – The Endicott women's club rugby team went 4-1 at the University of Maine 7's tournament on Saturday evening en route to clinching its circuit and securing a spot in nationals.
The Gulls earned their four wins with triumphs over the University of New Hampshire (36-15), Stonehill (36-5), Boston University (26-21), and host University of Maine (33-7). Endicott ended up falling to Boston University, 20-5, in the championship but what mattered most was their win against the University of Maine. That victory clinched the circuit for the Gulls and punched their ticket to nationals.
Gianna D'Aprile (Millis, Mass.) - 6 tries
Amanda Poulin (Turner, Maine) - 6 tries, 3 conversions
Haley Goff (Manchester, N.H.) - 3 tries
Makayla Fleming (Dunbarton, N.H.) - 2 tries
Felicia Bouchard (Wales, Mass.) - 1 try
Nicole McCardle (Castleton, Vt.) - 1 try, 10 conversions
Shannon O'Malley (Lewiston, Maine) - 1 try
Morgan Salvi (Wyckoff, N.J.) - 1 try
Jordan Zak (Brimfield, Mass.) - 1 try
Endicott (26-6) will be off for a couple of weeks as they await their opponent for nationals on Saturday, April 27.
(Photo Credit - Mike Conners)