Monthly Archives: November 2012

USA Rugby National 7’s Championships to be Streamed on ESPN3 and Youtube

COLLEGE STATION, Texas-Central Washington Rugby is looking to build on their 2nd place finish at the 2012 USA Rugby National 7’s Championships in College Station, Texas.The tournament  kicks off Nov. 30th and concludes Dec. 1st. All the action will be easy to follow from your computer or tablet as they will live streamed on the USA Rugby YouTube TV Channel. The cup semifinals as well as the championship will be streamed on ESPN3.

Following CWU Rugby as never been easier. Follow the team on Facebook and get instant results of matches or follow the action on Twitter via @USAEaglesRugby, @Goffonrugby, @RUGBY_Magazine and @Pat_Clifton. Use hashtag #College7s to join the conversation. Also follow @CWURECREATION for updates on Central Rugby.

ESPN3 Live College 7s Schedule | Saturday, December 1, 2012
11:40am CT – Women’s Cup Semi Final 1
12:00pm CT – Women’s Cup Semi Final 2
12:20pm CT – Men’s Plate Semi Finals 1
12:40pm CT – Men’s Plate Semi inals 2
1:00pm CT – Men’s Cup Semi Final 1
1:20pm CT – Men’s Cup Semi Final 2
5:30pm CT – Women’s Cup Final
6:00pm CT – Men’s Cup Final

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CWU Rugby Ready for Another Shot at a National Title

ELLENSBURG, Wash.-Since finishing 2nd in the inaugural USA Rugby Sevens Championship, Central Washington Rugby has been waiting for another chance. The Wildcats dominated qualifying. Winning both of the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference (NCRC) Seven’s warm-up tournaments by healthy margins. The national qualifier was held in Seattle and like the previous tournaments, CWU continued their dominance winning their third straight NCRC 7’s Cup. Central received an automatic bid for winning the qualifier and will look to improve on their second place last year.

The USA Rugby 7’s Championship will take place from Nov. 30th thru Dec. 1st being held on the campus of Texas A&M  once again. “Texas A&M is a great host,” said Club President Jacob Bates,” the facilities are top-notch and provide an excellent national championship vibe.”

The pools have been released for the 24-team tournament and CWU has been placed in Pool C with the likes of Kutztown, Virginia, and the Texas Longhorns. The schedule has not been released as of yet, but we will keep this post updated when it is released.

Wrestling Raises Expectations

ELLENSBURG, WASH.- CWU Wrestling is beginning preparations for the 2012-2013 season and expectations have been rising after a successful 2011-2012 campaign. Coming into the season, they have added a new head coach, Eric Idler, who formerly coached the CWU Varsity Wrestling squad before being cut in 2004. Idler currently helps out at Ellensburg High School as well. CWU also will host the NCWA Northwest Regional Tournament which will be the qualifier for the National NCWA Tournament in Allen, TX.

Central Wrestling has also added a new wrestling mat to their collection. The new mat is made by ResLite and will be much safer than the old mat that was used by the varsity program. “The mat will allow our club to grow and bring in new members” Club President Steven Alfi said . The mat will be used at all future home competitions. The Schedule can be found at the NCWA website.