Women's Rugby Shutout Quinnipiac

Sep 16, 2019

Women's Rugby Shutout QuinnipiacThe Army West Point Women's Rugby team continued its hot start to the season Saturday at the Anderson Rugby Complex, as the Black Knights defeated Quinnipiac 49-0. This was the first of two contents for Army (2-0, 1-0 NIRA) against the Bobcats (1-2, 0-1 NIRA), with the latter on October 26 being counted as the official conference game.

Army went right on the attack early and forced an early PK attempt. Bayleigh Gable makes it 3-0. Staying on the aggressive, the Army offense forces another PK. Gable adds her second to make it 6-0 in the 11th minute. After a long boot down the field, Sam Sullivan raced down the field and beat everyone into the try zone to make it 11-0 for Army. After some tough defense, Army added two more scores before the half. Gio Ferguson-Lewis and Kailen Young with the tries. Gable with one conversion to make it 23-0 at the break. Charisma Henry opens the second half with a tough, long try.

Gable adds the conversion to make it 30-0. Gable makes it 3-3 on PK's to make it 33-0 in the 50th minute. Damaria Morton shows her speed by blowing past defenders down the sideline to keep the foot on the gas. 38-0 Army. After a successful Army scrum, Julia Riekena punches in her first career collegiate try in the 66th minute. Gable adds her fourth and fifth PK's to round out the scoring. Read more.


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