KSU's Kenny Scott in Action for the
Blues. Clifton photo
The sixth qualifying tournament
for USA Rugby’s inaugural college 7s championship takes place Saturday in
Norman, Okla., where traditional Big XII schools meet in a competition born
out of the old Big XII 15s tournament.
“This tournament has given everyone a lot of great
memories... Read More
It’s been a long time since February, when Mark Bokhoven injured his knee
during the USA 7s in Las Vegas, but every day he had a reminder of how much
work he had to do, and on what timeline, to get back.
The loss of the big, rangy 7s forward, along with that of Nu’u Punimata,
put the Eagles in a difficult position in that tournament, and thereafter
as... Read More
After outscoring opponents 121-7 in the four games leading into the final
of the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference Olympic 7s, the University
of Tennessee found themselves facing an obstacle.
with a determined Florida squad that had battled throughout the day, the
Volunteers were hit with a yellow card and, predictably, a try soon after.
Tie ballgame, 14-14. Florida... Read More
The South Independent
7s championship was always going to be won by Arkansas State or Life,
“We were the only two CPD
teams in the Southern Independent Rugby Conference. We thought we
definitely had an advantage of most of the teams,” said Life’s Cam Dolan,
“but just like in any other sport, especially in 7s, anything can happen at
any given day, so we knew we had to... Read More
The University of Tennessee claimed the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby
Conference Olympic 7s with a 26-14 defeat of Florida in the final Saturday
in Knoxville, Tenn.
The two teams were deadlocked 14-14 at halftime before Mason Howard went
over to give the Volunteers a 21-14 lead. Tennessee scored in the closing
moments as Florida pressed to equalize.
The victory came after both... Read More
LSU finished second to Tennessee last
year. Clifton photo
the second-annual SEC 7s tournament Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn. The winner
earns an automatic bid to the inaugural USA Rugby 7s national championship
in December. 11 of the 12 traditional SEC schools are sending a
hosts a fall tournament... Read More
There have been three qualification tournaments for the inaugural USA Rugby
collegiate 7s national championship so far this fall, and thus three teams
have automatically qualified. But it’s probable none of the played
tournaments will provide an at-large team to the event.
South Independent Rugby Conference tournament Saturday in Tallahassee,
Fla., however, very well could... Read More
Wolfpack captain Matt Pace in the final.
Kyle O'Donnell photo
Dominick Goldstein breaking for score.
Kyle O'Donnell photo
North Carolina State won its second consecutive Atlantic
Coast Invitational 7s Championships Sunday in Greensboro, NC, defeating
Virginia 24-17 in the tournament final. The... Read More
Arkansas State University won the collegiate 7s tournament at Middle
Tennessee State University Saturday, defeating Tennessee 25-5 in the final.
ASU got by UT II, MTSU II and MTSU I in pool play before defeating Ole Miss
in the semis. Tennessee provided the sternest test to a polished Red Wolves
Head Coach Matt Huckaby, who played for the USA at 7s, said he enjoyed... Read More
The Atlantic Coast
Invitational will determine the third bid to 7s nationals this weekend. 10
traditional Atlantic Coast Conference schools will compete over two days in
Greensboro, NC for the ACI crown.
Day one is pool play. With the field split into two pools, each team plays
four games on Saturday. Everyone still has something to play for on Sunday,
which starts with a pair of “... Read More