Academy Women take Monterey

In their first team outing, the Academy Women went 6-0 to win the Monterey Invitational, outscoring their opponents 220-0 on the day.  “We are most proud of our defense” said Genevive Ireland (Cal).  “As the day went on, we worked harder...

USA Rugby Gives Thanks to Academies

USA Rugby’s Olympic Development Academy is a long-term, systemic approach to athlete development through a year-round training curriculum. The goal of the program is to narrow the performance gap between amateur domestic players and international rugby by...

Academy Shocks New Zealand Institute of Sport

The Santa Barbara Olympic Development Academy kicked-off their 2016-17 campaign this past Thursday with a shock defeat of the touring New Zealand Institute of Sport with a final score of 32-24. Santa Barbara kept the Kiwis on the back foot all match with their...

Academy Coach Battle named to PRO Rugby Franchise

Yesterday PRO Rugby announced that Luke Gross was going to be the head coach of the Sacramento team. Today the organization added to that by announcing that Kevin Battle would be an assistant coach. Battle is the Commissioner of DI-A and has led UC-Santa Barbara and...

Alec Gletzer Gets First USA Cap

The USA Men’s team that faces a relatively inexperienced Argentina XV Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium is pretty inexperienced, too. The entire squad boasts 219 total caps, which seems like a lot, but is less than ten per player, and almost three-quarters of those...