FIU went forth to represent SIRC at the 2017 College Sevens National Championships in Glendale, Colorado. This was a great opportunity for not only for the team to make a name for itself, but also for the conference.
The team played 5 games in total, finishing 7th in the nation. The scores are as follows:
- FIU vs. Ohio State: 19-14 (win)
- FIU vs. Arkansas: 12-17 (loss)
- FIU vs. Santa Clara: 28-12 (win)
- FIU vs. Davenport: 7-12 (loss)
- FIU vs. Grand Canyon: 7-31 (loss)
The team played valiantly throughout the tournament, working through the issues of playing in a higher elevation and in freezing weather conditions. Throughout it all the sportsmanship displayed by all was truly outstanding, going forth to emphasize the love that we all share for this amazing sport.