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College 7s Roundup: UMW, Fighting Irish, SCRC

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College 7s Roundup: UMW, Fighting Irish, SCRC

UMW wins their 7s tournament.

Mary Washington defeated St. Bonaventure to win their home 7s tournament Saturday.

UMW has been concentrating on 15s much of this winter/spring but with a relatively young 7s team (no seniors) edged a very good SBU side 19-17 in the final.

The Mothers defeated Mount Saint Mary's in their opener 17-12 Connor Foster. Against Kutztown in a defensive battle UMW and KU tied 7-7.

After that Mary Washington shut out Virginia Tech Bs 38-0, and that set up a semifinal clash with Southern Virginia.

UMW won 25-12 and that led to the final. St. Bonaventure scored twice to lead 12-0 only for UMW to respond and tie it up 12-12.

With SBU up 17-12 and time up, Rory Naylor fed David Fitzgerald for the try, and Sebastian Schefermann hit the conversion to win it all.

The Fighting Irish 7s welcomes 24 men's teams to South Bend, Ind. 

Indiana, Adrian, Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame College, Marian, Aquinas, and UND all made the knockout rounds. IU then shut out Michigan 17-0 in the quarterfinals, beat Adrian 24-5 in the semis, and NDC in the final to take their second straight big 7s tournament.

In Alabama the SCRC 7s was held, crowning two champions.

This was a very competitive tournament, illustrated by the D1 semifinal results where Tennessee held off Georgia 17-14 and South Carolina beat Clemson 24-10.

In the final it was even closer, with South Carolina getting by Tennessee 26-24. 

In the D2 bracket, Auburn and Memphis dominated through to the final, with Auburn outscoring their opponents 171-17 and Memphis outscoring opponents 162-34. In the final, Memphis edged Auburn 19-14.