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
Rugby is heating up in the West as the leaves are changing. In the Rocky Mountain Conference, Colorado State used a big second half to run past Air Force in the battle between the division’s top two teams. In non-conference play, it was 16th-ranked Utah with a 30-point road win over Colorado.
Air Force at Colorado State
In a battle for Rocky Mountain superiority it was unranked Colorado State... Read More
With two Saturdays left, it was put up or shut up weekend in the Big Ten as the conference leaders squared off against each other. The Hoosiers of Indiana edged Ohio State, 41-36, to remain undefeated while Wisconsin kept pace with a 51-26 victory over previously unbeaten Michigan State. With a win over Michigan, Illinois moved to 3-2 and Purdue picked up its first conference victory over Iowa.... 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
Monumental match-ups littered the college and club rugby landscape this weekend. With a few weeks left on most schedules, intense tests in the Rugby East, Big Ten, Rocky Mountain, and DI Club were played as well as a few non-conference barn-burners.
The clash between Army and Kutztown highlighted the Rugby East as the Black Knights marched into enemy territory and left with 51-32 win. Penn State... Read More
Avenging last season’s loss, the U.S. Naval Academy beat Notre Dame College, 32-25, in Annapolis, Md. Utilizing strong forward play and exemplary efforts from eightman Connor McNerney and scrumhalf Gardy Lebon, the Midshipmen were able to limit possession to NDC’s dynamic backline. Situational and tactical kicking was invaluable to Navy and its defense stood stout in the second half to protect... Read More
With less than four weeks remaining in the D1A Big Ten and Rocky Mountain Conferences, teams are separating themselves from the competition. Wisconsin and Ohio State dominated their opponents in the Big Ten, while Michigan State and Michigan had to work a bit harder for their victories. In the Rockies, Air Force, Colorado State, and Utah State crushed all challengers by a combined score of 174-28... Read More
With every Rugby East club playing this weekend, only two in-conference matches were on the docket. Penn State remained undefeated with a 75-45 cracking of Wheeling Jesuit and St. Bonaventure locked up its second win with a 24-13 victory over Buffalo.
In non-conference tests, Kutztown passed the century mark against Delaware, Notre Dame College swept its New England swing by beating AIC and NEC,... Read More
With Iona playing Army on Saturday, Cortland and Northeastern took center stage in the D1A Liberty Conference this weekend and they didn’t disappoint. The Wolfpack blanked Colgate and the Huskies rocked Fairfield to keep their unbeaten streaks alive. UMass, Albany, and Stony Brook each picked wins in the remaining matchups.
Colgate at Cortland
Cortland has been the surprise squad of Liberty after... Read More
Close tests, big upsets. With teams jockeying for positions within their conferences, there were plenty of exciting matches this weekend in D1A, D1AA, and DI Club.
With Indiana on a bye, Michigan State and Wisconsin shined in the Big Ten. The Spartans nipped Purdue, 17-14, to remain undefeated and Wisconsin blew out Iowa, 105-0, to improve to 3-1. Ohio State got back on the winning track with a... Read More