Two games were on the docket for the D1A Liberty Conference as the fall season came to a close. Rhode Island surprised Fordham on Saturday with a 49-12 domination and Binghamton blasted Rutgers, 43-10. Fortunately, there is one week of postseason fun left.
On Saturday, the Liberty Challenge Bowl Series descends on Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. Thirteen teams from Liberty plus AIC will... Read More
In a break-neck Big Ten Championship at Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, Ind., the final between Indiana and Ohio State came down to the final minute. After exchanging blows all game, the Hoosiers survived by outscoring the Buckeyes, 38-36, to win their fifth straight conference title.
After a first half where OSU led 14-12, the second half was action packed with whoever had the ball had a good... Read More
Playoff Saturday was in effect this weekend in college as club rugby put some of last touches on their fall schedules. Indiana and Dartmouth claimed conference titles while James Madison earned its right to play in D1AA Nationals. An early Mid-South conflict had Arkansas State defeat Davenport and TCU, Texas &M, and Texas Tech rolled in the Red River. In non-conference action, St. Mary’s and... Read More
Life University’s fall Mid-Atlantic road trip was a resounding success as the Running Eagles swept Penn State and Navy this weekend. On Thursday night, Life found itself in a 51-34 dogfight with the Nittany Lions. 48 hours later, Life traveled south to Annapolis, Md. for a bout with the Midshipmen. In a game where the scoreboard didn’t reflect how close the match was, the Running Eagles blanked... Read More
The Big Ten Championship is set as Indiana finished an undefeated regular season and Ohio State took down Wisconsin. Blowouts riddled the scoreboard in the west where Colorado pounced on New Mexico and Utah rang up 79 points on Wyoming.
Indiana at Michigan
Indiana completed an undefeated regular season with a 40-0 road win over Michigan in Ann Arbor. Outside center Tyler Sousley got... Read More
Late fall D1A rugby gives you some intriguing matchups with some equally surprising results. On Saturday, two Rugby East squads ended their seasons with uplifting wins as St. Bonaventure nipped Davenport by a point, 33-32, and Notre Dame College defeated Kutztown, 44-38. In Mid-South prelims, Lindenwood slammed Lindenwood-Belleville, 71-5, and Arkansas State beat Arkansas, 31-19.
Davenport at St... Read More
Before the Liberty Bowl Series descends on Fairfield University on November 18th, it was a dual battle of the unbeaten at the top ranks of the conference. Based on the records, both games were expected to be close but ended in blowouts. I-95 Division’s Iona dispatched the Empire leader, Cortland, 57-18, and Northeastern dominated UConn, 53-5, to win the New England divsion. In the remaining games... Read More
With the Eastern and Midwest college conferences wrapping up their fall seasons, multiple non-conference games took center stage this weekend. Navy and St. Bonaventure pulled off big upsets while Army, Lindenwood, Utah, and Arkansas State picked up decisive victories. In D1AA conference championships, St. Joseph’s and Kentucky won the MARC and SCRC, respectively.
With the Rugby East season... Read More
In Fort Collins, Colo. on Friday night, Army was too much for Air Force to handle. The Black Knights from West Point defeated Air Force’s Zoomies, 66-7. Air Force kept things close early, but Army closed the match on a 52-0 run.
Matthew Meehan put Army on the board two minutes in and Jayden Demmy followed at 11’. Jon Kim hit both conversions and it was 14-0 Army early. Air Force answered at 31’... Read More
Anchored by a dominant scrum that resulted in three tries, #8 Navy upset the undefeated Rugby East powerhouse, #6 Penn State, in an epic 38-29 brawl in State College, Pa. The Midshipmen’s set-piece wrecked havoc on the Nittany Lions as two stolen scrums led to immediate scores and a penalty try was awarded when they were walking the ball in. PSU attempted to claw back in the second half, but a... Read More