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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 for revenge against the top teams as they slide in at number four.

Great Midwest

The quarterfinals took place over the weekend. Whitewater picked up a forfeit win while Marquette won handily. Both three seeded teams bested the opposing division number two seeds. Northern Iowa outlasted Northern Michigan and UW-Milwaukee handily defeated a highly ranked Illinois State team.


IUPUI easily defeated Kent State and Thomas Moore in a back-to-back weekend to clinch their place at nationals.


Saint Louis moved to 6-0. A win next week and they win the conference.


UVA, NC State, VMI and Queens all picked up wins. The conference playoffs start next week.


William Paterson blasted the Merchant Marine Academy 62-5 and RPI beat Marist 36-24. The finals are next week.

Upstate New York

Geneseo won the conference with a win over Buffalo State. With the loss Buffalo State drops to third in the conference. RIT defeated Fredonia and the four team playoffs are set for next week.

New England Wide

Vermont capped off an impressive season with a 64-0 thrashing of Sacred Heart in the conference final. Vermont is on its way to nationals.

Rugby Northeast

Norwich took the top seed in the conference and the rest is a cluster after Bentley at 4-1. Middlebury and Umass-Lowell are both 3-3 in the hunt for the top four.

Rocky Mountain

Montana State defeated Northern Colorado 36-14 to win the Rocky Mountain. They will head to nationals.

Southern Conference

The Southern Conference playoffs start this weekend. Furman fended off Appalachian State in severe weather to lock up the western division second seed.

UNC-Wilmington, who has been up against it with the weather, was forced to play another double header this weekend. They beat the College of Charleston on Saturday and fell 33-32 to UNC to just miss out on the playoffs.

UNC-Charlotte will face UNC and ECU will host Furman on Saturday. The finals are set for Sunday.

Northern Lights

Minnesota Duluth beat St. Cloud on Saturday to set up a rematch with North Dakota State. NDSU came away victorious again 36-14 and will head to nationals.

Great Lakes

Bethel clinched the conference and a playoff spot with a 93-5 win over Calvin. 


Iowa Central lost to Lindenwood 50-34. They will wait to hear if they get an at large bid to the playoffs.

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