Fullback Jake Anderson slotted a clutch penalty to put the University of
California just ahead of Utah and propel the Bears to a dramatic 23-22
victory over the Utes Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.
was key to this match, as Cal missed a couple of key kicks - starting
flyhalf Alex Aronson missed one kick and hit the post on another. But
Aronson also kicked some... Read More
A week after opening their D1-A season with a victory over UC Davis, UCLA
welcomes Pacific favorites St. Mary’s to Los Angeles.
Head Coach Scott Stewart knows what to expect, as St. Mary’s has a
well-deserved reputation as an excellent open-field attacking team that
turns turnovers into points. For Stewart, he might wish to harken back to
his playing days, when he was a tough-... Read More
Despite being 1-6 in the D1-A Rugby East a year ago, Rutgers has reason to
be optimistic going into this weekend’s clash with Navy.
Rutgers was very competitive in most of their games last year, and this
season they return nine of their 2011 starters, including all-conference
No. 8 and now captain, Eric Rubenstein.
And while they have lost some key players up front (prop Joe... Read More
The Bowling Green University rugby team leaves today for a tour of England
and to reconnect with a long-standing connection between BGSU and England.
One of the co-founders of Bowling Green Rugby is, Roger Holliday, is a
graduate of Mill Hill School. The Englishman still lives in Bowling Green.
The program’s first coach, Aiden Kelley, was also English.
tours every three... Read More
Arizona State Head Coach Gary Lane pulled his team into a meeting room
recently and asked them a simple question: Do you think you are an 80-0
That score was the result when ASU took on BYU last season. The Sun Devils
don’t want a repeat.
team has been working exceptionally hard,” enthused Lane. “They are the
hardest-working team I’ve ever had. I am very proud... Read More
There’s a full slate of DI-AA matches this weekend, with eight conferences
in action. There’s also a mighty big non-conference game happening Friday
That non-conference game is between No. 7 Florida and No. 21 Florida State.
It’s implications could loom large when it comes time for the College
Competitions Committee to hand out its three at-large bids to the Sweet... Read More
Colorado and Colorado State open their DI-A season Saturday at 4pm PST at
Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo.
The game’s big because it’s an in-state rivalry game. It’s big because it’s
being played at Infinity Park. It’s big because the league opener. And it’s
big because the Buffs will be trying to duplicate their 39-13 fall victory
over the Rams, and CSU will be trying to... Read More
Texas A&M opened its season with a 71-20 loss at Arkansas State last
month. It looked as though the Aggies might have taken a step back after
losing a trio of really good players: Connor Bertrand, Hunter Leland and
Then A&M walloped Oklahoma 85-0 last Saturday in College Station,
Texas. That win, and the impressive winning margin, raised the antennae... Read More
Both Notre Dame and Oklahoma are looking for their first win of the DI-A
season Saturday in Norman, Okla. The Sooners are 0-2 after extremely
lopsided losses to Life and Texas A&M, and Notre Dame is 0-1 after
losing 99-0 to Arkansas State.
Judging by the 85-0 throttling Texas A&M handed Oklahoma last week, it
appears the best chance for the Fighting Irish and... Read More
There are lots of questions to answer when the Air Force Academy (#14)
rolls into Tucson to take on #9 Arizona in the D1-A opener for both teams.
Arizona has come very close at times to breaking past the higher-profile
teams, but with the loss of Peter Tiberio, their most dangerous back, can
they still keep pushing higher?
Air Force, for their part... Read More