(Story was updated 12:20 p.m. ET Dec. 16, 2014)
Jason Horowitz’s resignation from the position of head coach for the University of Oklahoma men's rugby team was accepted by the club’s faculty advisor last week. Horowitz took over the program ahead of the 2013/2014 season, leading the Sooners to an Allied Rugby Conference championship in his first season and an undefeated campaign this fall.
The... Read More
New England College is making the jump from NSCRO to DIAA next fall. The Lions, 2014 NSCRO 7s National Champions and 15s runners-up, will join the East Coast. They’ll be joined in the move by Fairfield, champion of the DII Tri-States.
“While it’s a big jump for us, and despite a male full-time undergraduate enrollment of about 700 students, I believe we can have the same success in Division 1 as... Read More
Lindenwood University is hosting a free clinic Saturday in Oahu, Hawaii in an effort to recruit the talent-rich state of Hawaii.
Running the clinic on the ground will be Lindenwood director of rugby JD Stephenson, and local coach Nusi Takuafu will be managing the event. Stephenson will put as many as 75 players through a skills clinic in the morning before staging matches in the afternoon.... Read More
There are four ways to qualify for the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship – through the Big Ten, Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conference 7s championships, and via the Las Vegas Invitational. Specific conference tournaments have been qualifiers in the past, and the LVI has certainly been a route to the big show before, but never have there been so many opportunities to win your way into... Read More
The count of teams set to compete at the 2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is now at 15, with the additions of UCLA, Navy, Army, St. Joe’s and Temple. The competition will again feature 20 teams, so there are still five spots yet to be claimed.
UCLA will be making its third-straight appearance in the event. The Bruins finished third in 2013 and bowed out in the semifinals in 2014.... Read More
This weekend will mark the second-straight trip for James Madison to the DII Final Four. The Dukes were undefeated in the regular season and won the Cardinal Conference for the third time in a row. After losing to Salisbury last year in the Final Four by a narrow margin, head coach Mark Lambourne, “feels as if we have unfinished business, because we were very disappointed last year. This year we... Read More
The fall college 7s season is wrapped up, and two teams won relatively late tournaments to jump into the fray. Stony Brook won the storied new York 7s, and Nevada upset Sacramento State to claim the PacWest 7s title. For their efforts, they join the rankings as Nos. 24 and 25. Northeastern also won a small 7s tournament, but the competition wasn't considerably high, leaving the Huskies on the... Read More
With the bulk of action done for the fall semester in DI, there is little movement in the Top 25, though the American Collegiate Rugby Championship bowls did cause some shakeup.
For its win over Bowling Green, American International College moves up one slot over Dartmouth. Clemson is rewarded for its big win over rival South Carolina by jumping Utah, and the Gamecocks fall from the rankings... Read More
Colin Walmsley, a senior center from Alberta, Canada, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. He’s Dartmouth’s 78th recipient of the prestigious accolade, and he intends to continue studying anthropology at Oxford University upon graduating in the spring.
Walmsley has been a regular starter for the Big Green when available. Like so many Dartmouth students, including fellow senior Madison Hughes who is... Read More
The best freshman flyhalf in the country might be from Washington D.C. He might have been a High School All American from a notable program. He might be a little small and a little skinny. And his name might not be Ben Cima.
Jihad Khabir quietly helped American International College to a 7-1 fall season. The Yellowjackets went undefeated in East Coast play, claiming the program’s first conference... Read More