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15th Annual Connecticut Classic Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

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15th Annual Connecticut Classic Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Hosted by Gaylord Hospital’s Sports Association


On December 3rd 2011 four Wheelchair Rugby Teams battled for bragging rights at Gaylord Hospital’s annual Connecticut Classic Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. The CT Classic was held at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford CT. Competing teams included the New York Warriors, Philadelphia Eagles, North East Passage Wild Cats and Gaylord Hospital’s own CT Jammers.


The tournament was a 4 team round robin event. Every team played hard with expectations of victory. Final standings were 4th place – Northeast Passage, 3rd place - CT Jammers, 2nd place – NY Warriors and 1st place Philadelphia Eagles.



CT Jammers (37) vs. Philadelphia Eagles (43)

Northeast passage (21) vs. NY Warriors (43)

NY Warriors (46) vs. Philadelphia Eagles (52)

CT Jammers (57) vs. Northeast Passage (40)

Philadelphia Eagles (40) vs. Northeast Passage (24)

CT Jammers (20) vs. NY Warriors (52)



All Tournament Team

0.5 – 1.0 Nate Loomis (NEP)

1.5 – 2.0 Eric Anderson (Philly)

2.5 – 3.5 James Scott (NEP)

MVP Wil Kornegay (CT)

Sportsmanship Award Heather Shultz (Philly)


Special thanks to all the competing athletes, Gaylord Hospital & volunteers, American School for the Deaf, coaches, referees and support staff.



December 21, 2011 — 10:36am