Pool D at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship features last year’s runner-up Life University, Air Force, Penn State, and Notre Dame. Life is still the team to beat but all three of the other teams have been formidable in years past.
Fresh off their 15s title, Life is looking to finally capture its first 7s CRC title. After winning the Las Vegas Invitational in 2012, Life University has... Read More
Pool C is shaping up to be another difficult group at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. Dartmouth, Temples and newcomers Iona join perennial Power Kutztown in this pool.
Kutztown will once again look to take home the coveted CRC title that has evaded them. The Bears have made a name for themselves at the CRC, reaching every cup quarterfinal since joining the tournament in 2012. The... Read More
Pool B features four brand named schools. Arizona, Indiana, South Carolina and Boston College make up this foursome.
Based on the history of the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, Indiana and Arizona would likely be the pool favorites. The Hoosiers and Wildcats have both made the Cup rounds in recent years and will be gunning for that again.
Indiana became a mainstay at the event starting... Read More
Pool A may turn out to be the pool of death at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. All four teams are going to be competitive and in many people’s eyes contains the tournament favorite.
With Cal out of the tournament, Lindenwood is now the team to beat. Even with Cal, the Lions may have been the team to beat as they bested the Golden Bears 26-12 at the USA Rugby Championship last week... Read More
The Award will be presented at this year's U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner in Houston on Friday, June 15 :
Former U.S. Eagles hooker and Men’s National Team Coach, Tom Billups, has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Craig Sweeney Award. The Award, named in honor of past Eagle, the late Craig Sweeney, is awarded to an individual who had played for the Eagles, who is... Read More
UNC-Charlotte defeated Wisconsin-Whitewater 38-10 to win the men’s DII College 7s national championship. The 49ers knocked off a Whitewater team that had claimed the last two 15s national titles and defeated them 26-5 in last year’s 7s national title.
Charlotte came into the weekend with a different mentality this go around. Last year seemingly gave the team confidence and they were ready to... Read More
Lindenwood captured its second consecutive USA Rugby College 7s national championship with a 26-12 win over the University of California. The Lions steamrolled their way through the competition and avenged a DIAA semifinal loss to the Golden Bears in the process.
The Lions were incredibly dominant over the two days, only yielding points in the final game. Pool play included shutouts over... Read More
The Men’s Division Two field at USA Rugby College 7s Nationals starts tomorrow in Glendale, Colo. Once again the field consists of 12 teams, with most winning their conference and several getting at large bids.
The field is divided into three groups of four teams. The top two from each pool and the two best third place finishers will qualify for the cup rounds.
Pool A: Wisconsin-Whitewater,... Read More
The men's rugby sevens teams from Villanova, West Chester, Drexel, Rowan, Harvard and Fordham will compete in the Freedom Cup this coming June at the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia.
The six-team competition gives burgeoning men's college Rugby Sevens programs the opportunity to qualify for the main men's Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby... Read More
The pools are out for the Men’s College DI 7s Championship being held in Glendale, Colo., next weekend. There are 16 teams slotted into four pools and the competition will sure to be strong in the cup rounds.
Defending champions Lindenwood lead pool A. The Lions have most of their team returning from last season. With the electric Deion Mikesell and Cristian Rodriguez and the playmaker... Read More