New Mexico Tech Rugby Team Wins National Championship
May 31, 2022
SOCORRO, N.M. – The New Mexico Tech Rugby Team competed over Memorial Day weekend in the National Collegiate Rugby 7s Tournament in New Orleans, capturing the Small College Division Championship. Miners Rugby Team member Elijah Naranjo was named “Most Valuable Player.”
The three-day Collegiate Rugby Championship, held May 28 to 30, brought together the top teams in the country to compete for national titles across six men’s and women’s divisions, including the men’s Small College Division, comprised of 28 teams including New Mexico Tech.
The Miners team also recently won the American College Rugby 15s National Championship in Dallas, Texas.
More information about the National Collegiate Rugby 7s Tournament is online at: www.ncrugby.org
More information about the New Mexico Tech Rugby Miners is online at: www.nmt.edu/physrec/clubs/rugby/index.php