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Day one of Pacific 7s sees four teams left with a shot at an automatic bid
to USA Rugby's inaugural college 7s national championship.
Utah was the only team to escape pool play undefeated, going 4-0 with wins
over Colorado, Arizona State, Oregon and Oregon State. As Pool A champs
they'... Read More
BYU became the latest team to earn an automatic bid to USA Rugby's
inaugural college 7s national championship Saturday night with 5-0
title-winning performance, capped off by a 24-0 defeat of Air Force in the
tournament final under the lights at Infinity Park. Freshman Trey Sikahema,
son of former NFL running back Vai Sikahema, led the Cougars with three
tries in the final, including... Read More
The Heart of America became an even more difficult conference to predict
Saturday, with Arkansas and Kansas State winning. K-State beating Truman
State wasn't the surprise, rather it was the winning margin of just two
The Wildcats won the West-Central league, which contained many of the same
teams as the HOA, last season, and Truman State fell victim to Kansas by
the... Read More
The Southwest Conference kicked off its first weekend of competition
Saturday with four matches. One of them was won by the Texas Longhorns,
34-19 over TCU.
Texas took the lead right from the get-go.
“Last year we were notorious for just really getting off to a slow start,”
said UT coach Butch Neuenschwander.
“I changed up some things, and so we came right out and took the... Read More
Wins by SUNY Binghamton and St. Bonaventure have those two teams virtually
deadlocked in the Empire West DI college conference.
St. Bonaventure leads by virtue of a single bonus points, but that won’t
mean too much as the two teams each have three games left on the season,
including a crucial November 5 matchup between the two.
Binghamton shut out Buffalo 27-0 Saturday, while St... Read More
Idaho State is into the semifinals of the Mountain Collegiate 7s in
dramatic fashion, as they scored two tries in the final minute to defeat
Northern Colorado 31-26.
Both teams entered the final match of pool play 1-1.
Idaho State now gets to face Air Force, which dominated Pool A, averaging
scored of 36-4. Topping Pool B is BYU, which was equally strong in Pool B,
winning all... Read More
Women’s Cougar Rugby of BYU rang up their third straight massive shutout,
and their second in less than 24 hours as they pummeled Air Force 65-0
Saturday in Colorado Springs.
WCR beat Colorado 54-0 on Friday evening.
This is their third league win after joining the Eastern Rockies DI league
in the West RFU (BYU has previously been part of the Pacific Coast), and
they have yet... Read More
Penn State women defeated Navy 30-5 Saturday to move their record to 6-0.
The Lions mauled in two scores and added another through Marge Leonard,
with Sadie Anderson kicking two conversions and a penalty for a 22-0 lead
Anderson added to her squad’s lead with her second penalty 25-0 early in
the second period.
Navy started to even up the game then, pressuring... Read More
University defeated Miami of Ohio Saturday in a battle of undefeated in the
Midwest D1AA Men’s College Eastern Conference, riding a hard-running second
half to a 49-15 victory.
The game was much more competitive than the score might indicate,
especially in the first half. Davenport scored early but Miami kept it
close, and with ten minutes to go in the first half... Read More
The Women's Cougar Rugby program started their two-match weekend trip to
Colorado with a 54-0 shutout of Colorado in Boulder on Friday.
The BYU students have moved to the Eastern Rockies DI competition, and
looked plenty strong in their first road league match of the season.
"We started a little slow," said Head Coach Tom Waqa. "It took some time to
find our rhythm and settle in... Read More