The United States women's national rugby sevens team competes in international rugby sevens competitions. The team finished second at the 2015 USA Women's Sevens, after defeating Russia in the semifinals. They competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
|Coach(es)||Emilie Bydwell |
|Captain(s)||Abby Gustaitis &|
|Top scorer||Alev Kelter (752)|
|Most tries||Alev Kelter (87)|
|World Cup Sevens|
|Appearances||3 (First in 2009)|
|Best result||3rd place (2009, 2013)|
In June 2019, the Eagles became just the fifth team to have won a World Series tournament, joining New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and England. In that same season, the Americans finished second in the overall standings, securing both their highest finish to date and automatic qualification to the 2020 Olympic Games.
World Rugby Sevens SeriesEdit
Season by season
|Season||Rank||Points||Events||Cups||Plates||Bowls*||Most tries||Most points|
|2018–19||2nd||100||6||1||0||0||Naya Tapper (18)||Alev Kelter (141)|
|Total||–||–||37||1||5||3||Naya Tapper (77)||Alev Kelter (624)|
* – At the start of the 2016-17 season, the plate was abandoned, with the bowl replaced by the Challenge Trophy.
|Olympic Games record|
|2020||5th place match||6th||6||4||2||0|
Rugby World Cup SevensEdit
|Rugby World Cup Sevens|
Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts England 3 3 0 0 93 0 +93 9 United States 3 2 0 1 50 17 +33 7 Russia 3 1 0 2 31 51 −20 5 Japan 3 0 0 3 10 116 −106 3
Under head coach Ric Suggit, the Eagles placed third at the 2013 Women's Sevens World Cup in Russia. The Eagles defeated Spain 10–5 in their final match, with tries coming from Emilie Bydwell and Vanesha McGee.
Rugby X TournamentEdit
|Rugby X Tournament|
United States' roster of 12 athletes was named on 17 June 2021.
|USA Sevens||—||2013, 2015 & 2018||—||2014 & 2016|
|Amsterdam Sevens||—||–||—||2013 & 2014|
|São Paulo Sevens||—||–||—||–|
|Canada Sevens||—||–||2018 & 2019||2015|
- Other Top Three Finishes
- 2005 NAWIRA Women's 7s – Champion
- 2008 NAWIRA Women's 7s – Champion
- 2015 NACRA Sevens – Champion
- 2015 Pan American Games – Silver
- "IRB announces Women's Sevens World Series" (Press release). International Rugby Board. October 4, 2012. Archived from the original on October 19, 2014. Retrieved October 4, 2012.
- Blaber, Junoir (2016-07-18). "USA Rugby Names 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Rugby Team". rugbywrapup.com. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
- "U.S. women's rugby team earns first World Series title, Olympic spot". OlympicTalk | NBC Sports. 2019-06-17. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
- "Eagles claim third place victory with thrilling sudden death try". USA Rugby. Retrieved 2016-02-26.
- "U.S. Olympic women's rugby team roster announced". NBC Sports. 17 June 2021.