Claremont Foxes Women’s Rugby Dominates Occidental in 30-10 Victory

The Claremont Foxes Division II women’s rugby team showcased their dominance in a 30-10 victory over Occidental on a rainy Saturday, March 2. Led by standout performances from players like Avery Roof and Ashley Viveros, the Foxes avenged their previous loss to the Tigers with a commanding win.


The Claremont Foxes Division II women’s rugby team showcased their dominance in a 30-10 victory over Occidental on a rainy Saturday, March 2. Led by standout performances from players like Avery Roof and Ashley Viveros, the Foxes avenged their previous loss to the Tigers with a commanding win.

Avery Roof's Stellar Performance


Avery Roof, playing as inside center for the Foxes, made a significant impact on the game by scoring a try early in the match. Roof's strategic play and ability to deceive the Oxy defense demonstrated her skill and versatility on the field. Her contribution set the tone for the Foxes' strong performance throughout the game.

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Ashley Viveros Shines in Return


Ashley Viveros, a first-year player from La Verne, showcased her talent with a remarkable return that resulted in a try for the Foxes. Viveros' speed and agility allowed her to navigate through the Tigers' defense effortlessly, adding valuable points to Claremont's lead. Her performance was a testament to the depth and talent of the Foxes' roster.

Team Adaptability and Discipline


Throughout the game, the Foxes displayed impressive adaptability and discipline, with players seamlessly switching positions to optimize their performance. Talia Holzman, one of the team's key defensive players, highlighted the team's ability to maintain composure and execute game strategies effectively. The Foxes' cohesion and commitment to their game plan were evident in their comprehensive victory over Occidental.

Lily Nelson's Impressive Debut


Rookie player Lily Nelson made her debut for the Foxes and made an immediate impact on the field. Nelson's contribution, alongside support from teammates like Naomi Fireman and Ashley Viveros, helped the Foxes maintain pressure on the Tigers throughout the match. Nelson's performance underscored the team's depth and potential for future success.

Foxes Seek Continued Success


With a resounding victory over Occidental, the Claremont Foxes have set their sights on their upcoming match against the CSU Long Beach Sharks on March 23. The team's strong performance against the Tigers serves as a testament to their growth and development throughout the season. As they continue to build on their success, the Foxes aim to maintain their winning momentum and achieve their goals for the season.

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