Dartmouth’s 40-14 defeat of Harvard in the final of the Ivy League 7s
wasn’t a foregone conclusion, but it was not a surprise, either.
The defending USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship invitational winners,
Dartmouth might have been without some of the players that made last June’s
victory happen, but they weren’t barren of talent.
“We were certainly rusty,” said Head Coach Alex... Read More
St. Bonaventure as good as clinched 1st place in the Empire West DI college
league with a 28-25 victory over SUNY Binghamton.
As a result of the game, Bonnies moves to 6-1, with 33 standings points.
Binghamton is second at 4-2 with 24. Binghamton has a makeup game Sunday
and then both teams play next week. If St. Bonaventure loses and Binghamton
gets bonus-point wins in the final... Read More
Necessary disclaimer: the same
people that sign my paycheck sign those of USA Sevens
In the press release announcing
the 15 teams invited to the third-annual Collegiate Rugby Championship,
Texas 7s coach Jacob Lieberman called the CRC the pinnacle of American
rugby. I couldn’t agree more. I truly believe it is.
USA Sevens in Las Vegas is still
the most fun... Read More
Three of the DI-AA Sweet 16 spots have already been clinched – Midwest
(Wisconsin), Mideast (Davenport) and East Coast (Northeastern). Dartmouth
trounced the Ivy this fall, going undefeated in league play, but the Ivy is
holding a four-team playoff in the spring to determine its representative
for the postseason.
The Empire Conference will be down to four teams by the end of the... Read More
The DII college playoff picture is clearing up in New York, where the
crossover quarterfinals between MetNY and NY State for both the men and the
women are set for Saturday.
MetNY was supposed to have playoffs to determine its seeds last weekend,
but inclement weather forced cancellation, so the league table has
The top two MetNY seeds receive a bye to the... Read More
Texas scored the biggest win of the early Southwest Conference season with
a 44-10 defeat of reigning Texas Rugby Union champ Texas State Friday under
the lights in Austin.
Last season, Texas State took two of three against the Longhorns to claim a
Sweet 16 spot – something Texas hasn’t forgotten.
“The last match of the season, the winner goes to the Sweet 16, they
destroyed us... Read More
32 teams, men’s and women’s, convened at four regional sites Saturday and
Sunday to try and play their way into the Midwest semifinals.
On the men’s side, all ranked teams advanced. Top-ranked UW-Whitewater,
defending national champ, was dominant in the rounds of 16 and 8 in Urbana,
Ill. The Warhawks waxed Loyola 124-10 Saturday and St. Cloud 41-0 Sunday.
The Minnesota champs beat... Read More
St. Mary’s won its second 7s tournament in
as many tries this fall, defeating San Diego State 38-17 Sunday in the
final of California 7s. The win earns the Gaels and automatic bid to the
inaugural USA Rugby national championship Dec. 16-17 in College Station,
St. Mary’s beat rival Cal 26-17 in its
first game of day two, having gone 2-1 in pool play. The Gaels led 19-0 at... Read More
Davenport Sports Information
Davenport became the first team to punch its ticket to the DI-AA Sweet 16
Saturday with a 60-12 defeat of Bowling Green in Grand Rapids, Mich. The
Panthers have one game left in Mideast play, against Michigan State
Saturday, but they’re uncatchable in the league standings.
Even if Davenport loses to MSU and Bowling... Read More
The California Collegiate 7s proved to be all kinds of surprising, as both
favored teams faltered in pool play.
Cal lost to both Cal Poly and San Diego State, capturing only a 38-0 win
over Loyola Marymount to go 1-2.
Cal Poly and San Diego State played in a tight battle, which the Mustangs
won 19-17. That gave Cal Poly 1st in the standings in Pool
In Pool A, St. Mary’s... Read More