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Rugby women lose to Pronghorns, no longer in playoff contention

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The University of Calgary Dinos women's rugby team played the top-ranked team in the country, The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns, last weekend. The Pronghorns scored an early try and finished the test upping the Dinos 57-11. Fullback Sylvie Mullen recorded the first and only try of the game, as well as kicking two penalty kicks accounting for all of the Dinos 11 points.

Although the Dinos have failed to make the playoffs again, they have showed vast improvement and that they can play at the CIS level in a tough conference. Last year, the Dinos failed to score any points during the whole season. This year the Dinos managed to score 33 points in regular season play.

"The team has come a long way since last year, we have a young team and unfortunately some key injuries have plagued us," said head coach Simon Chi. "We will be holding training sessions with the men's rugby team through the offseason, to build on what we have done this year and to compete for a national title next year."

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