For the second consecutive season, the UNB Women’s Rugby team took home gold at the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACCA) Championship. The team beat the STU Tommies 24-0 in the conference finals to bring home the gold. The team had a remarkable season, finishing with a 9-0 record.
Five of UNB’s players were selected to the ACAA All-Conference league: Amy Andrews, Maria Muise, Taylor McAulay, Julija Rans and Taran Price. Second year player Taran Price was also named as the leagues Player of the Year.
About the ACCA
The ACAA is comprised of teams from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia: St. Thomas University, Mount Allison University, Dalhousie Agricultural College and King’s College. The season begins in September and finishes by mid November.
About the team
Fall 2016 marked the team’s second year participating at the ACAA level and their twenty-third year as a team at UNB. In season, the team practices twice a week with a weekly Captain's run-through and additional conditioning/skill sessions. Addiontional training sessions and games may take place in the off-season. For example, the team will participate in an invitational tournament in Fredericton at the end of April.
New recruits are welcome to get in contact with us and join the team for the tournament!
Coach: Kevin Wilson