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Kutztown Wins Ariel re Bermuda 7s

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Kutztown Wins Ariel re Bermuda 7s

Kutztown University won the Ariel re Bermuda 7s college bracket Sunday, defeating the Ariel re All Stars 33-5 in the final.

St. Joseph's University took 3rd with a 31-10 defeat of , while Stony Brook took the Plate 12-7 over Iona.

In the end Kutztown dominated all weekend, defeating West Chester, Albany, and St. Joe's in pool play before defeating the Black Foxes in the quarterfinals. Kutztown faced off with their own 2nd side in the semis and won that game 29-10, while the Ariel re All Stars edged St. Joe's 17-15.

In the final Kutztown avenged a tough third place loss in the 2016 Ariel Re Bermuda 7s with a sound 33-5 defeat of the host Bermuda Ariel Re All-stars.

St. Joe's looked impressive in their 3rd place match against Kutztown II, winning 31-10, and clearly have their sights set on winning some 7s games this spring.

Stony Brook was shocked in their last pool match on Saturday night with a loss to Iona - known more for their 15s success than their 7s. In that game, Iona won 19-12, but in th Plate final, Stony Brook's defense impressed in a 12-7 win over the Gaels.

The Ariel Re All-stars, the Bermuda U23 national team, were stellar in their 10-5 defeat of Kutztown II in the final pool match of the evening. Final score: Ariel Re 10 - KU II 5.