Two weeks of data plus some upsets means we have a TON of moves in the Men's DII college rankings.
Furman drops. So does Sacred Heart. So does Western State. RPI gets a boost, and so does UNC-Charlotte, Middlebury, Bloomsburg and other MARC teams, and Quinnipiac.
In another brutal and well played match in the Southern Conference's Eastern Division, ECU sewed up the #1 seed over a game Coastal Carolina side, 25-12.
The match was a war of attrition in the pack and ECU prevailed with overwhelming control of possession.
In a meeting of two undefeated teams in the Great Lakes Men's DII Conference, Grand Valley State held off upstarts Bethel College 16-8.
GVSU is the perennial Great Lakes top dog, but Bethel, newly up from the small college ranks, has been winning at a very noticeable pace. This game promised to be hotly contested, and so it was.
Here are the Men's DII college games for this weekend.
In a midweek clash of top teams in the Southern Rugby Conference, UNC-Charlotte defeated Furman 29-16.
Both teams were undefeated going into the match and understood that the game would have playoff implications.
Heading towards the final games before the conference tournaments. The WIIL conference is starting to take shape and which teams will compete in the conference playoffs in Cottage Groove, Wisc. is becoming more clear.
East Carolina put in a bit of a speed bump for The Citadel in the Southern Rugby Conference this past weekend, winning a key clash 24-5.
It was a big game for Northern Michigan last week, and it gets even bigger this coming week.
NMU will play defending national DII champs Wisconsin-Whitewater this coming weekend, but that clash had to wait for the Mooesmen to get by rivals UW-Milwaukee this past Saturday.
That they did, winning 31-23.
Here are the latest scores from this past weekend in Men's DII College Rugby.
The score might well make you take a double-take, it certainly did at GRR.
Montana State exploded for 58 points to down #11 Colorado School of Mines 58-5 and lay down something of a marker.
Now 3-0 MSU will face 4-0 Western State on October 15, and that most likely will be a Rocky Mountain DII Conference decider.