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The DII College season is now full under way with every conference having kicked off. Several conferences are starting to take shape while in others we got a taste of the competition in each region.

Hurricane Florence wiped out all the games in the Southern Conference and several in the Cardinals Conference. These games will be made up later in the season.

The Great Midwest Conference is starting to take shape. Traditional powers UW-Whitewater and Illinois State moved to 2-0 along with Northern Iowa and Marquette.  All of these squads except Whitewater are in the south division and will be marquee games later in the season.

Marquette has looked strong this season, scoring over 150 points in their first two games.  With a 70-0 win over Illinois Chicago this week, Marquette is gearing up for back-to-back tests with Northern Iowa and Illinois State later this month.

Perhaps the most notable game in the conference took place between Northern Michigan and UW-Milwaukee. Milwaukee was ranked at the end of last season but Northern Michigan scored two late tries to win 28-24.

The New look New England Wide started this weekend and a couple of newcomers picked up big wins. Vermont blanked elite eight squad Hartford 45-0. Another newcomer Sacred Heart, who came from the Tri-State Conference, defeated the Coast Guard 34-14.

Rugby Northeast started with powerhouse Norwich picking up a convincing victory over Bentley. The biggest game in this conference, however, was a one-point affair between Providence and Middlebury.  The Vermont school has been a playoff team since returning to DII but the Friars were able to pick up a thrilling victory this weekend.

Both Principia and St. Louis moved to 2-0 in the Gateway Conference. It has been a disappointing start for last year’s conference winner Pitt State, who fell to 0-2 with a loss to UM S&T.

DateTeamScoreTeam ScoreConference
9/14/2018Southern Connecticut22Quinnipiac34NEWCRC
9/15/2018Queens CollegepostponedEmory and HenrypostponedCardinals
9/15/2018VCUpostponedNOVA GriffenspostponedCardinals
9/15/2018LongwoodpostponedGeorge MasonpostponedCardinals
9/15/2018NC StatepostponedUVApostponedCardinals
9/15/2018Old DominionpostponedVMIpostponedCardinals
9/15/2018Washington and LeepostponedRadfordpostponedCardinals
9/15/2018Saint Louis57Southern Illinois17Gateway
9/15/2018Pitt State7UMS&T45Gateway
9/15/2018Central Missouri7Principia47Gateway
9/15/2018Illinois State36DePaul7Great Midwest
9/15/2018Northern Iowa38Loyola-Chicago5Great Midwest
9/15/2018Illinois-Chicago0Marquette70Great Midwest
9/15/2018UW-Milwaukee24Northern Michigan28Great Midwest
9/15/2018UW-Platteville20UW-Stout0Great Midwest
9/15/2018UW-La Crosse0UW-Whitewater28Great Midwest
9/15/2018Wisconsin36Iowa Central13Independent
9/15/2018Kent State26Thomas Moore24Midwest
9/15/2018Southern IndianaEastern KentuckyMidwest
9/15/2018Coast Guard14Sacred Heart34NEWCRC
9/15/2018North Dakota State74North Dakota5Northern Lights
9/15/2018Minnesota-Duluth55St. Cloud24Northern Lights
9/15/2018Wayne StateMankato StateNorthern Lights
9/15/2018Norwich41Bentley10Rugby Northeast
9/15/2018Providence26Middlebury25Rugby Northeast
9/15/2018Umass-Lowell57Roger Williams15Rugby Northeast
9/15/2018Fredonia5Buffalo State53Upstate NY
9/15/2018RIT15Geneseo10Upstate NY
9/15/2018Central Michigan12Grand Valley State31Great Lakes
9/15/2018Bethel57Ferris State8Great Lakes
9/15/2018Appalachian StatepostponedFurmanpostponedSouthern
9/15/2018UNC GreensboropostponedWake ForestpostponedSouthern
9/15/2018East CarolinapostponedUNC WilmingtonpostponedSouthern
9/15/2018CharlestonpostponedNorth CarolinapostponedSouthern
9/15/2018The CitadelpostponedCoastal CarolinapostponedSouthern
9/16/2018Montana State65Western State5Rocky Mountain
9/16/2018Colorado Mesa65Colorado State-Pueblo19Rocky Mountain
9/16/2018Colorado School of Mines13Northern Colorado21Rocky Mountain
9/16/2018NJITUSMMATri State
9/16/2018RPI37Seton Hall12Tri State
9/16/2018Marist15William Paterson26Tri State
9/16/2018TCNJ46Molloy24Tri State
9/16/2018Hofstra86Montclair State0Tri State