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Roxbury’s Own Compete in Rugby HS National Championships

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The Morris Lady Lions competed in the USA Rugby High School National Championships in Elkhart, IN last week. Roxbury’s own Jessica Nagie, Kelsey Joyce, and Alie Ramage were starters for the team who arrived in Elkhart seeded 6th out of the eight top teams from across the country in Division I. 

After falling in their first game to Fallbrook (CA) who finished the tournament in second, they beat Hopkins (MN) and Pleasanton (CA) to finish the tournament in 5th place.

Jess, a graduating senior and captain of the team is heading to the University of Wyoming next year to study Chemical Engineering and continue playing. Kelsey, also a senior will be attending Endicott College in MA to study Occupational Therapy and will bring her rugby skills to their growing team. Alie, a junior has been named captain of next year’s Morris squad and is already getting looks from the likes of Clemson, UVa, and Dartmouth.

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