There were a couple of upsets in the DI rankings this weekend that resulted in some shifts.
In Rugby East, Kutztown defeated NDC 27-10. The Bears move up to 12 overall and NDC drops to 14.
BYU played its first game of the season and picked up a century mark win.
Wisconsin shocked Indiana 40-24. That is the first time Indiana has lost a Big 10 game in recent memory so the loss in noteworthy. It... Read More
There were a number of high profile games this weekend in DII and several teams made big moves.
The biggest matchup was between Illinois State and Marquette. Marquette nipped previously sixth ranked ISU 15-5. Marquette moves up to six in the rankings and ISU drops to 12.
Vermont continues to dominate the New England Wide. The Catamounts won their fourth straight shut out and break into the top 10... Read More
The DII College landscape was busy this weekend with all but five of the ranked teams taking place.
The biggest game of the weekend saw Bethel College dismantle Grand Valley State. The Pilots moved up five spots to number seven and Grand Valley State falls to 13.
Marquette continues its hot streak with a win over previously ranked Northern Iowa. 73-10, however, drops Northern Iowa out.
Vermont... Read More
The DI College Rankings saw very little change this week. Ten ranked teams won and there was only matchup between ranked opponents.
Army bested Kutztown 24-17. Grand Canyon slots ahead of Kutztown with the result.
Navy lost to the Norfolk Blues 24-17. The Midshipmen drop a couple spots to number 11.
Texas A&M joins the rankings for the first time after a 52-10 win over LSU. They come in at 25... Read More
The DII College rankings saw some movement with 19 of the top 25 in action this weekend. For the most part the favorites won, but a couple of teams moved up thanks to impressive results.
A couple of teams that were originally ranked in our top 25 have elected to move to NSCRO (according to an NSCRO Newsletter) this season and will not be counted in the rankings going forward. Northern Michigan... Read More
We are still early in the season but it is time for the first set of DII College Rankings. DII changes tremendously every year and it is hard to keep a grip on everything. Some teams dropped down from DIAA and others came from NSCRO leaving the field different than last season.
The WIIL, which rebranded as the Great Midwest, is still the strongest conference in the country. The conference sees... Read More
There were several games this weekend between ranked opponents. All of the favorites won but some movement occurred in the rankings.
The biggest game saw Penn State take down NDC on the road 29-14. The falcons led in the second half but Penn State pulled away late to take the victory. Penn State stays at five and NDC drops one spot to 11.
Army picked up a pair of wins over St. Bonaventure and... Read More
The first installment of the 2018 rankings are based on how teams finished last season, incoming freshman clashes and how teams have looked this preseason and early on. It is a bit of a guessing game at this point but here is the first top 25.
As in years past, the committee is made up of Rugby Today staff and several college coaches from across the country.
Only a few games took place over the... Read More
We have reached the end of the 15s season and with it comes the final rankings. There was not much movement with two games on the docket, but Life slammed the door on any doubt that they were the best team.
The Running Eagles were clinical against the Cal Bears, winning 60-5. It has been a long time, if ever, that the Bears were beaten so convincingly. Life has been doing that to teams all season... Read More
We are down to our final two teams in the DIA Playoffs and the rankings saw a bit of a change as a result. Life and Cal will play in the championship this weekend and come in the top two spots.
Life is hammering everything in its path and is the consensus number one. It dismantled fifth ranked Penn State 69-14 after the Nittany Lions went on the road and beat BYU.
Cal shook up the rankings by... Read More