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The Olympics will introduce the world to rugby star Naya Tapper

When the USA women’s national rugby sevens team, the Eagles, compete for gold at the Tokyo Olympics, one of the team’s top players will be 26-year-old wing Naya Tapper, who has traversed an unlikely path to dominance in one of the world’s most popular team sports. During her freshman year...
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North Carolina's Naya Tapper was 1st cut from Rugby program long before becoming an Olympian

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Naya Tapper is headed to the Tokyo Olympics representing Team USA in Women's rugby. But her journey to get to the world stage was not an easy one. Tapper, who plays rugby for the national team and professionally for five years now, started playing in college at UNC-Chapel Hill. Tapper said she went into college thinking she would just focus on academics and enjoying her life as a college student.
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