Justin Patterson is our RUGBYMag.com college player of the week.
The junior scrumhalf led UW-Whitewater to its third-straight Midwest title
Sunday, scoring two tries in the Warhawks’ 31-18 win over Northern Illinois
in the territorial final.
The Midwest title marks the Warhawks’ third with Patterson starting at No.
9, which he did during Whitewater’s undefeated national... Read More
Stony Brook beating Texas in Las
Vegas. Numina photo
The final qualifying tournament for the inaugural USA Rugby college 7s
national championship is being hosted Saturday by Stony Brook in Long
Island, NY. All Empire Conference teams are expected to be in attendance,
except for Syracuse and Buffalo, and Navy, American International College,
Temple and... Read More
Despite going 7-0 in league play, American International College did not
compete in the Rugby Northeast championship game Saturday, because AIC was
forced to forfeit games for playing unCIPPed and ineligible players.
Bentley, who AIC beat 22-11 earlier this season, defeated Providence,
beaten 41-18 by AIC, for the inaugural conference title.
Numerous unCIPPed players competed... Read More
The DII Men’s college playoff picture is taking shape, with five of 16
participant teams already decided. UW-Whitewater and Northern Illinois
clinched their spots in the Sweet 16 with wins in the Midwest semifinals
Saturday, Colgate won the Northeast Sunday over Fairfield, Bentley beat
Providence for the Rugby Northeast title Saturday and Boston University
knocked off Rhode Island... Read More
The University of San Diego won the San Diego City Championship this
weekend, defeating San Diego State, UC San Diego, and Point Loma Nazarene
in a round-robin tournament.
USD upset San Diego State 21-7, and then defeated UCSD and Point Loma by
identical scores of 17-7.
“I don’t know the last time USD won the City Championships but I am so
proud of the effort by everyone,” said... Read More
UW-Whitewater beat Northern Illinois 31-18 Sunday to claim its third*
Midwest title in as many years. With the win, the Warhawks take the
territory’s top seed to the Sweet 16 where they’ll face the West’s second
seed. Northern Illinois gets the Midwest’s second seed and will face the
West champion in the Huskies’ first-ever nationals appearance.
Whitewater and Northern Illinois... Read More
Salisbury's Tony Groves snatches
a lineout. JP Perez photo
Salisbury coach Doc Davis with
captain Zach Hayes. JP Perez photo
Salisbury beat Towson 18-10 Saturday in a fiercely competitive game,
embroiled in controversy and disciplinary issues, to win the Potomac title
and take the LAU’s top seed to the Mid-... Read More
Despite losing some key seniors from last season, Winona State had some
reason to believe they might, finally, win the Midwest women’s DII college
For co-captain and No. 8, that realization that they might have something
special came early, during the All Minnesota tournament.
“Watching how our forwards hit the rucks and how our backline came
together, and seeing... Read More
Five teams have booked their spots into the USA Rugby DII Women's College
playoffs with their performances this weekend.
Winona State defeated Pittsburgh 31-10 to win the Midwest. Both teams now
advance to the national playoffs as Midwest #1 and Midwest #2.
Meanwhile, in the Northeast, Norwich dominated the playoffs, winning their
semifinal over Bowdoin 58-0 and the final 46-0... Read More
Bentley won the Rugby Northeast championship match 30-8 over
Providence College Saturday.
Providence jumped out to an early 8-0 lead and kept that lead through the
first 30 minutes.
But as time went on Bentley began to take control, especially at set piece.
The solid platform from the forwards allowed the Bentley backs to star
running, and wing Forest Detwhiler capped off a... Read More