The Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference opened with all of its games
playing out according to expectation, save for the Alabama/LSU match which
was postponed due to weather.
South Carolina lambasted Kentucky 104-0. The Gamecocks poured 16 tries on
the visiting Wildcats.
Also to be expected, Tennessee crushed Vanderbilt 61-3. The game kicked off
earlier than originally... Read More
San Diego, UCSB and Claremont Colleges picked up wins in the third week of
Pacific Mountain West play Saturday.UCSB 21-14 SDSU
UCSB did so in the conference’s marquee game, beating San Diego State
21-14. Both entered the match 1-0 and as likely favorites to win the
The 37 minutes saw no scores, as both teams struggled to gain a significant
advantage. In the 38th... Read More
TUCSON, Ariz. - California beat Arizona, 82-0, Friday night at Kino
Stadium, as 10 Golden Bears scored a total of 12 tries. Wing Josh Tucker
and flyhalf Alex Aronson scored two tries apiece, and Aronson
converted 11 of 12 kicks for a grand total of 32 points scored.
Wildcats flyhalf Trent Fisher missed a 20-meter penalty attempt in the 38th
minute and inside center Jack Arnold... Read More
The Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference sets sail on its
maiden voyage this weekend, as five games fill the opening weekend. South
Carolina hosts Kentucky, Florida travels to Georgia, Vanderbilt plays at
Tennessee, Alabama hosts LSU and Ole Miss plays at Mississippi State.
At every turn, there’s a rivalry game. The culture of these Southern
colleges ensures that no one wants to... Read More
co-college-player-of-the-week honors for Jan. 27-29 are shared by UC Santa
Barbara teammates Alex Asturius and John Gallo, who combined for six tries
in the Gauchos’ 43-15 defeat of UC Irvine. Asturius, a junior scrumhalf,
scored a pair of first-half tries and one in the second half, and Gallo,
from the wing, scored one first-half try, followed by a pair in the second
half.... Read More
UCLA defeated Cal Poly Saturday 39-24 in a game that was clearly early in
the season for both.
Each team had their good moments and their error-filled moments, but it was
the Bruins that pulled away in the second half,
Cal Poly took an early lead and the two teams battled to a virtual
standstill in the first half.
Then UCLA reeled off four tries in a 20-minute period, but the... Read More
keep coming for St. Mary’s, as they followed up their defeat of University
of Utah Friday evening with a 36-22 defeat of Chico State on Saturday.
They’re not done yet as the Gaels will field a mostly freshman team against
University of San Francisco on Sunday.
“I still feel our team is in its infancy,” said Head Coach Tim O’Brien, and
maybe he feels that way because his... Read More
won in Pacific Mountain West play Saturday, while one pick ‘em game was
taken in big fashion. UCSB handled UC Irvine 43-15 and Loyola Marymount
defeated USC 43-15, as could have been expected.USD DOMINATES CLAREMONT
The one potential surprise was U. San Diego walloping Claremont Colleges
“The reality is we left our game on the practice field and on the bus. We... Read More
South Florida scored the first upset in South Independent Rugby Conference
history, beating Central Florida 13-0 in Orlando Saturday. The Golden
Knights beat the Bulls big in fall Florida Cup league play, and that may
have resulted in a false sense of confidence heading into the SIRC
“I think there are two things,” said USF coach Gordon Campbell. “One, I
think that because... Read More
St. Mary's in red, Utah in hoops. Michael Geib
St. Mary's weathered early Utah pressure
and defeated the touring Utes 41-10 Friday in Moraga, Calif.
Utah had the lion's share of possession and
territory in the first half, but were frustrated by the staunch Gaels
defense, and even more so by the excellent St. Mary's... Read More