The DI rankings saw a little movement this weekend with some ranked teams squaring off.
Lindenwood hosted Central Washington in a battle of top 10 teams. The Wildcats came eastward for the game and came out on top with a 21-3 victory. Central Washington remains at number five while Lindenwood dropped one spot to number seven.
The other big game took place this weekend was between UCLA and Arizona... Read More
There was not much movement in the DI rankings this week despite a number of tops teams playing. The top of the table all won impressively leaving little margin for movement.
Cal put on a clinic against Utah, blowing them out early in the game. Cal remains our consensus number one while Utah drops out of the rankings.
BYU got its season off to a quick start with a pair of convincing wins out west... Read More
The second week of DI Spring rankings saw little movement due to the limited action from the weekend. The PAC Rugby conference saw the opening week yield expected results. The other two big games out west also saw the higher ranked team win.
Arizona gave number one ranked Cal a tough game and have shown tremendous improvement this year. Cal won the game but Arizona slots in at number 13, leaping... Read More
The first rankings of the spring season saw little movement. Only a handful of teams played non-conference matches with all the favorites winning comfortably.
Cal opened its spring campaign with four victories at the Storer Classic. The Bears only yielded one try and scored nearly 30 points in every game despite playing 20 minute shortened halves. In the final game of the weekend, Cal dispatched... Read More
With the DII champion being crowned, the rankings are updated for the final time. UW-Whitewater capped off a tremendous year, winning a pair of games to take home the title and earn the top spot. For most of the year the Warhawks sat at number two, but a consistent performance ultimately proved the rankings wrong.
Minnesota-Duluth sat at number one for the entire year, thanks to three consecutive... Read More
The final rankings are out for the fall and it is a bit anticlimactic as the rankings have not changed since the last issue two weeks ago. Only two games were on tap with the DIA Final and a friendly out West.
Notre Dame College topped off an undefeated fall campaign with a 39-17 win over Bowling Green. Both teams were ranked, but neither team moves because of the result. It was predicted the... Read More
Lots of action took place in DII with the round of 16 and eight being played on the same weekend. Tons of ranked opponents faced off and it gave us great insight into our rankings. For the most part, they held up.
Whitewater and Duluth continue to sit atop the rankings and for very good reason. Whitewater cruised through its games in impressive fashion, making it tempting for the Warhawks to move... Read More
This Thanksgiving rendition of the DI rankings sees little movement as only a handful of teams were in action over the weekend.
The only movement occurred at the bottom of the Top 25. Navy fell to Lindenwood 52-37 and drops two spots to 24th. The Midshipmen have had an up and down year but another loss, even against a good team, sees them drop below an undefeated Bowling Green and a Utah side... Read More
The DII playoffs provide us ample insight into our rankings and not one higher ranked team lost this weekend other than Rhode Island. There were five matchups between two ranked teams all of the better-ranked teams won.
As a result, there was not much movement in the rankings. Grand Valley State dropped a couple of spots after losing to Illinois State but the rest of the teams remain consistent.... Read More
There was not much movement in the DI rankings. With the fall season coming to a close, many teams were not in action. We did, however, get the first taste of a few teams that play spring dominated schedules.
Life played its first competitive match against Arkansas State in the Huckaby Cup on Saturday. The Running Eagles won 34-10 and remain at the number three spot. Arkansas State does not drop... Read More