Women's Crew

  • Crusader Rugby Wins National Championship In Overtime
    June 07, 2017
    Christendom College: national champions. The Christendom Crusaders rugby team won the NSCRO 7’s National Championship in Philadelphia in dramatic fashion on Sunday, June 4, defeating St. Mary’s College of Maryland in overtime 24-19. The victory brought the school its first-ever national championship, as the Crusaders wowed the crowd of over 15,000 attendees with their incredible come-from-behind win.
  • Christendom Wins Frassati Rugby Invitational
    April 04, 2017
    Christendom’s Crusader rugby team dominated Ave Maria University and Franciscan University of Steubenville in the inaugural Frassati Invitational on Saturday, April 1, 2017, handily winning the tournament in front of a packed crowd on a beautiful day in the Shenandoah Valley.
  • Frassati Tournament & Alumni Soccer Update
    March 31, 2017
    From the desk of the AD: The weekend is going to be sunny and beautiful! I hope you have heard by now and have made plans, but the Frassati Invitational is this Saturday, April 1. This tournament is an expansion on the yearly Shield Match. Christendom will be hosting Ave Maria and Franciscan University's Rugby teams in a round-robin tournament; and the winner gets the Frassati Shield.
  • Striving for Greatness - The Freshman Athletic Experience
    March 19, 2017
    For athletes, there is no greater rush than playing a game well. It makes the early morning practices, the hill sprints, and the sore muscles all have a purpose. There is something about playing on a team that really brings out the best in people. When you look at the scoreboard and know?whatever the end result is?that you have played your hardest, it all makes sense. This is everything you have worked for?it?s the reason you pushed through all those tough practices.
  • Christendom to Host Historic Frassati Rugby Tourney
    March 14, 2017
    Christendom College will welcome Franciscan University of Steubenville and Ave Maria University to campus for the first-ever Frassati Invitational rugby tournament on April 1. Promising three matches of hard-hitting, exciting rugby action, the event will also feature family-friendly activities, concessions, and more, all in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains on Christendom’s Front Royal, Va., campus.
  • Senior Athletes Contribute to Banner Year for Crusader Athletics
    May 10, 2016
    Christendom’s athletic department is celebrating one of its finest years in sports, due in a large part to the efforts of the college’s senior student-athletes, both this season and over the course of their four years at Christendom. Of the sixteen senior athletes, each played key roles on their teams, leading the Crusaders to great success this year, and leaving a legacy of sportsmanship and perseverance that the college will remember for years to come.
  • Crusader Rugby Sweeps Jeff Hewitt Tournament
    April 25, 2016
    Returning to the Jeff Hewitt Memorial Tournament after a complete sweep last year, the Crusaders returned to defend their trophy in Pittsburgh.
  • Crusaders Rugby Soundly Defeats Richmond
    April 09, 2016
    Overcoming the unseasonable cold this past Saturday, a Crusader team decimated by injury took on Richmond University for the first time ever, racking up an unprecedented 99 points.
  • Crusaders Battle Hard in Cherry Blossom Tournament
    April 02, 2016
    On April 2nd The Crusaders took to the road again, hot from their sweep of the New York Four Leaf Rugby Tournament two weeks previous. This time they traveled into Maryland for the 2016 Cherry Blossom Rugby Tournament.
  • Christendom Stuns Duke University with Comeback Victory
    February 27, 2016
    The Christendom Crusaders traveled south to nationally recognized Duke University this past Saturday, February 27, for an action-packed match, crushing the #12 ranked team in the nation 31-10 in a comeback victory.
  • Crusaders Cruise Past Local Rival Lord Fairfax C.C. 80-17
    April 26, 2015
    Christendom Crusaders came into today’s last home game against Lord Farifax Community College confident after their momentous win over Steubenville last weekend, 57-11.
  • Crusaders Bring Home "The Shield"
    April 20, 2015
    The Crusaders dominated Franciscan University of Steubenville Saturday, the 18th taking home a 57-11 victory and the prized trophy.
  • Crusaders Score Combined 128 Points in Jeff Hewitt Memorial Cup, Concede Zero
    April 13, 2015
    The Crusaders crushed the opposition in incredible fashion this past Saturday, not allowing a single point to be scored against them in the Jeff Hewitt Memorial Cup Tournament in Pittsburgh.
  • Crusaders Make A Strong Showing At Cherry Blossom Tournament
    March 28, 2015
    The Crusaders made their second appearance of the season in the annual Cherry Blossom Rugby Tournament in Washington D.C. Coming off an impressive victory against Mount Saint Mary’s the weekend before, and bolstered by the fans that had made the hour and a half journey to support them, they were confident in their ability to make an impact.
  • Crusader Rugby Gets First Win of the Season in Thrilling Home Opener
    March 21, 2015
    The Crusaders left the pitch victoriously after an electric second half comeback against nationally ranked Blue Knights of Mnt. St. Mary's.
  • Rugby Returns This Spring With a Faster Pace
    February 20, 2015
    The excitement and suspense of Christendom rugby returns to campus this spring, with a varsity team nearly double the size of last year's victorious team. Looking to emulate past winning seasons, particularly 2013's record-setting undefeated season, ever-popular Crusader rugby will play in two prestigious tournaments this spring, in addition to two away games and two home games on Christendom's own Crusader Athletic Fields.
  • Crusader Rugby | Christendom College
    April 24, 2014
    Give Blood. Play Rugby. Be a Crusader. Video features highlights from 2013 game against American University and 2014 Annual Shield Match against Franciscan University of Steubenville.