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
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
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
With only two weeks left on the D1A Liberty Conference regular season, two teams in the New England division remained unbeaten ahead of their meeting this Saturday. Northeastern and UConn each won their respective matches and Fordham’s win over Rutgers pushes its record to 4-1 in the I-95 division.
In non-conference action, UMass lost to Boston College, 20-14 and Buffalo beat Albany, 51-13.... Read More
The Rugby East Championship came down to the last week of the season between undefeated Penn State and one-loss Army. On a windy day at State College, Pa., both teams battled and a late try by the Nittany Lions gave them the 22-21 lead with three minutes left. Army had a shot at the win with a final play penalty, but the kick was wide.
In the two remaining conference matches, Notre Dame College... Read More
With a few conferences finishing up their seasons, others are just beginning. Two conference championships highlighted Saturday as Penn State topped Army by one point in the Rugby East and Indiana tripled up Wisconsin in the Big Ten. The teams of the Mid-South are starting while colleges out west are heating up.
In a Rugby East thriller that came down to the last play, Penn State survived for a... Read More
With only three weeks left in the D1A Liberty Conference season, a few teams played their final game this past weekend. In their last division matches of the fall, Iona and Cortland finished with perfect records. Binghamton showed its skill on both sides of ball shutting out Syracuse, 38-0. Lastly, Fordham and Albany each picked up their third wins.
After the season concludes, many of the Liberty... Read More
With one week left in the Rugby East regular season, this past Saturday’s action sets up a winner take all final between Army and Penn State at State College, Pa. Both squads won their respective tests on Saturday as Black Knights weathered a second-half surge by Kutztown to win 51-32 and the Nittany Lions pounded Buffalo, 98-17. On Sunday, Wheeling Jesuit snatched a win from the road-weary Notre... Read More