The fall season in DIA is winding down and the postseason is starting to be determined. One conference is complete and several more will finish in the coming weeks.
Army claimed the Rugby East title with an emphatic 31-0 win over Penn State. While the Nittany Lions have gotten the better of Army in recent years, the Black Knights jumped out to a 24-0 halftime lead and blanked a solid... Read More
It was a light weekend in DIA. Only four conferences saw action.
Army picked up a Friday night win over NDC to remain undefeated. Both the Black Knights and Penn State are currently undefeated. The winner of game between these two will win the conference. Kutztown moved to 2-2 while NDC is struggling for a playoff spot at 2-3.
The Buckeyes are now the only undefeated team... Read More
It has been a wild couple of weeks in DIA. A number of underdogs picked up wins and across the country we have seen the most parity in a long time.
After beating NDC last weekend, Kutztown gave Penn State all it could handle in a narrow 32-27 loss to the Nittany Lions. Wheeling Jesuit gave Army a tougher than expected game in a 33-21 loss.
Army and Penn State are both undefeated at the... Read More
DIA is now in full swing and some conferences have started taking playoff shape. Rugby East, the Big 10 and Liberty are all more than half way through while several other conferences are early on in the season.
Rugby East is set for a battle royal later this season. Army took down Kutztown 24-17 to remain undefeated in conference play and is on a collision course with Penn State later... Read More
With the D1A season right around the corner, it is time to look at the current situation in the division. According to the leadership at D1A, some teams have switched conferences, a few teams have joined, and it is all broken down here.
Rugby East remains intact. It was rumored that Navy might be joining the conference but they elected to head to the Mid-South. The conference has seven teams with... Read More
Life captured the DIA National Championship with a convincing 60-5 win over Cal. It was the first time Life has ever beaten Cal in either 15s or 7s and it is the third national championship in school history.
Life got on the board first through Austin White. The Running Eagles chipped over the top and the winger sprinted on the ball for the early 7-0 lead.
Cal responded with a try after some... Read More
Life University defeated Penn State 69-14 and Cal bested Lindenwood 43-22 to head to the DIA finals next week at St. Mary’s in Moraga, Calif. Like the semifinals, the final will be broadcast on CBS Network.
In the first of the two games, Life jumped out to a strong first half lead and Penn State had no answer for the Running Eagles. Less than 20 minutes in the hosts were up 29-0 and Brian... Read More
The DIA Playoff did not disappoint over the weekend as all four games were competitive and two teams came away with surprising upset wins. In the end, Lindenwood, Penn State, Cal and Life survived to the final four.
Top seeded St. Mary’s had not lost a game in several seasons, but were thoroughly beaten at home by an impressive Lindenwood side. The Lions went up early 17-3 but had to weather a... Read More
The first round of the DIA playoffs took place over the weekend and all of the favorites picked up victories. Most of the games were blowouts, with the exception of Arkansas State giving BYU all it could handle at South Field.
Top seeded St. Mary’s got off to a slower than usual start but ultimately pulled away from conference foes Cal Poly. The Gaels led the entire way and ended up coming away... Read More
DIA featured a juicy slate of games this weekend that could have a large impact on the final playoff seedings. Twelve of the sixteen teams who are currently in the playoff picture played matches and a few others on the bubble are trying to work their way in.
The biggest statement game of the weekend came from Notre Dame College. The Falcons blitzed Indiana early to go up 28-0 at half ended up... Read More