Less than a week after a successful Rio 2016 qualification campaign at the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships, the Women’s Eagles Sevens squad for next month’s Toronto 2015 Pan American Games has been selected.
The Women’s Eagles Sevens sent shockwaves through the North America Caribbean region Sunday with an 88-0 defeat of Mexico in the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships Final, securing the U.S.’s place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games.
Lauren Doyle recorded a first-half hat trick and the Women’s Eagles Sevens moved one step closer to Rio 2016 with a 45-0 defeat of Jamaica in their first match at the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships Saturday.
The 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships kick off on two fields at WakeMed Soccer Park Saturday, June 13, with 17 men’s and women’s international sevens sides competing for their place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games.
The Women’s Eagles Sevens missed out on their first opportunity to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games thanks to England’s superior margin of points scored during the 2014-15 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series.