Before next Saturday’s showdown between the top four teams of the Rugby East, Army, Penn State, Kutztown, and Wheeling Jesuit were victorious this past weekend. Army blew out Delaware, 81-5; Penn State swept St. Bonaventure and Buffalo to a combined score of 137-24; Kutztown crushed Iona, 77-14; and Wheeling Jesuit pummeled West Virginia, 72-12.
For Delaware’s Rugby East home opener in Newark,... Read More
After a tame first half in the annual meeting between Air Force and Navy, the second half was a thriller where the Zoomies retook possession of the Lt Col Kevin Shea Memorial Rugby Cup, 32-21. At the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado on Friday afternoon, the Zoomies held a 12-5 lead at halftime before the Midshipmen went on a torrid run to tie it up at 26 all. Air Force kicked two... Read More
Husband, father, Marine, rugby player. Lieutenant Colonel Kevin M. Shea graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1989 and was a member of the National Championship squad in the same year. Lt Col Shea cross-commissioned in the United States Marine Corps and coached at the United States Naval Academy from 2000 to 2003. He was deployed to Iraq in 2004 and on his 38th birthday, September... Read More
The Big Ten Conference table is starting to take shape as some teams start to stack wins and other make impacts with decisive victories. After beginning its season with uneven results, Ohio State started off its conference schedule with a 52-12 win over Purdue. Michigan continued it winning ways beating Iowa, 33-19, while, Wisconsin routed Michigan State, 51-10. In the final match, defending... Read More
Blowouts populated the Rugby East landscape as the average margin victory in the five matches this weekend was 61 points. Army moved to 4-0 in the conference with a 67-12 win over St. Bonaventure on Friday and a 50-0 blanking of Buffalo. Wheeling Jesuit grabbed its second win over Iona, 44-19, and Kutztown picked up its first league win over West Virginia, 95-8. Lastly, Penn State clobbered... Read More
Blowouts and shutouts highlighted the second weekend of the Rugby East schedule as Iona, Army, and Wheeling Jesuit won by large margins. Iona welcomed Delaware back to the conference with a harsh 33-0 blanking and Army crushed West Virginia, 64-0. In its first league match, Wheeling Jesuit pummeled St. Bonaventure, 60-15. All of the clubs of the Rugby East will be in action next weekend, which... Read More
The 2016 Big Ten Conference season got underway this weekend, with the winning teams getting wins by wide margins. Defending conference champion, Indiana, picked up where it left off by thrashing Michigan State, 73-0, and 3rd place Wisconsin blew out Purdue, 81-8. Michigan started the new year clobbering Minnesota, 62-19, and Illinois blanked Iowa, 45-0. In non-conference play, Ohio State pounded... Read More
The first weekend of the 2016 Rugby East season saw a blowout and two competitive contests as Penn State, Army, and Saint Bonaventure opened the conference with victories. Penn State continued its early season success blanking West Virginia, 76-0, for its third victory in a row. After crushing Stony Brook last weekend, Army nipped Iona, 16-5, in a defensive struggle and Saint Bonaventure out-... Read More
With the Big 10 schedule set to begin in a couple of weeks, the top two teams in the conference, Indiana and Ohio State, kicked off the 2016 fall season with impressive wins. The Hoosiers blanked IUPUI, 87-0, and Ohio State blasted Cincinnati, 59-5. A total of 24 tries were scored in the two games and served as a good starter for the season. Both squads will now examine the game film and prepare... Read More
With the D1A National Collegiate Championship quarterfinal round in the Midwest and the East set for this Saturday, Davenport is at Life and Indiana hosts Lindenwood. Each team has a shot at making the Final, so competition to advance to the semifinals will be fierce.
Life made it to the Final last June and was inches from the tryline when St. Mary’s poached the ball for the win. Life is back... Read More