The Journey to Oregon
April 14, 2017This article was written by Anthony Denevi
With Ashland, Oregon the destination, Cal State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) Women’s Rugby team traveled nine hours North to compete in the first ever Women’s Pacific Coast Tournament on April 1-2, held by the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO). Backed by sponsors Kal Financial and Lisa Crawford Watson, the Otters would take on Western Oregon on Saturday April 1 at 12p.m., for the semifinals game. The Otters put on a scoring show with 67 points, routing Western Oregon in a final of 67- 10. In the championship game, the Otters took on Claremont Colleges for the 2017 NSCRO Pacific Coast Championship. In a tough fought battle, the Otters were dealt a tough loss by the score of 39-10, placing 2nd in the tournament.