CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- Its a mix between soccer and football and it isn't just for men. The University of Northern Iowa Women's Rugby team is headed back to the NCAA National Tournament, for the sixth year in a row.
UNI Women's Rugby in the News
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Women's Rugby Club won the Collegiate Division II national tournament in Blaine, Minn., May 4, defeating the University of Minnesota 41-5, to claim their second national title in as many years.
When the University of Northern Iowa's Women's Rugby Club began in 1994, head coach Steve Murra thought he was leading a group that was just playing for fun. But after winning three Division II Midwest titles and qualifying for nationals, Murra realized he might be onto something bigger.