The DI College Rankings saw some significant shift with a few underdogs getting strong results.
Army was the big winner of the weekend. They blanked Penn State 31-0 and move up to six. BYU slots in at five and Penn State drops to ninth overall.
Lindenwood-Belleville shocked Arkansas State 39-26 and move up to 16 in the rankings. It is there highest ever ranking in Rugby Today.
Arkansas Sate drops... Read More
There was a lot of movement in the DII rankings this week. Several teams join the top 25 after impressive wins.
Ferris State handed down a strong win over Grand Valley State last week. They slot in at 20. Bethel takes a hit with the result and drops to nine because of that result.
UW-Milwaukee beat Illinois State and moves into the rankings at 15. The win causes Marquette to drop a bit as the win... Read More
Rugby came to the University of Vermont in 1970, and now, some 48-years later, enjoys a spectacular renaissance as the team sits in the top ten of the DII College Division rankings. The side is undefeated in six matches, outscoring opponents 225-13, and five of those wins were shutouts.
Last Saturday, Vermont hosted rival Sacred Heart from Connecticut coached by the legendary Ray Peterson (... Read More
Several conferences are now complete and a handful of teams have punched their ticket to nationals. The rest of the country will determine post-season bound teams in the coming weeks.
The four post-season teams have been determined. Villanova took the regular season title with a 6-0 record thanks to one more bonus point than Bloomsburg. Scranton took home the third spot and York will look... Read More
The fall season in DIA is winding down and the postseason is starting to be determined. One conference is complete and several more will finish in the coming weeks.
Army claimed the Rugby East title with an emphatic 31-0 win over Penn State. While the Nittany Lions have gotten the better of Army in recent years, the Black Knights jumped out to a 24-0 halftime lead and blanked a solid... Read More
There was some significant movement in DII this week.
Iowa Central continues to be the toughest team to rank. But seeing UW-Whitewater lose to Belleville 48-5 puts an earlier season loss by the Tritons to the Lynx some perspective. With a similar result, Iowa Central vaults up to number five.
Montana State drops to 10 because they have yet to play a tough game. They continue to lead the... Read More
A few teams moved in the rankings this week.
Iona gave Penn State a tough game at home. The Gaels have played Navy, Army and Penn State tough this season and are earning attention. They move up to 15 despite the loss.
Ohio State bested Wisconsin this week further complicating the picture in the Midwest. With that victory, Ohio State remains at 25 and with Ohio State undefeated in the Big 10... Read More
It was a light weekend in DIA. Only four conferences saw action.
Army picked up a Friday night win over NDC to remain undefeated. Both the Black Knights and Penn State are currently undefeated. The winner of game between these two will win the conference. Kutztown moved to 2-2 while NDC is struggling for a playoff spot at 2-3.
The Buckeyes are now the only undefeated team... Read More
Conference regular seasons’ have wrapped up in all but a few conferences. Playoffs either began this past weekend or will begin next week to determine the field for nationals.
Bloomsburg moved to 5-0 by barely hanging on with a 22-21 win over York. Scranton moved to 5-1 with another win while Villanova had the week off and is 5-0. All three teams have clinched a conference playoff spot. York... Read More
The post season is fast approaching in DIAA. Here is where it currently stands with the participating fall conferences.
Brown picked up a close win over Harvard to move to 4-0. Both the Bears and Dartmouth are 4-0 and will meet next week to determine first place. Yale and Harvard will meet as well and the winner will get the third spot in the conference playoffs and the fourth will be out.... Read More