Wheeling University defeated The Citadel to win the Nail City 7s over the weekend.
The tournament, held at Wheeling featured 12 teams: Wheeling, WVU, Citadel, Robert Morris, Christendom, Franciscan, IUP, Alderson Broaddus, Slippery Rock, Clarion, Frostburg, and a Motley side. They were divided in four pools of three.
Mount St. Mary's won their second-straight Chesapeake Conference 7s tournament, beating Southern Virginia 17-14 in the final and now leading the conference series with a 13-1-1 record.
The Mount finished second in the first tournament on February 19 before winning the entire thing Feb 26 and again this past Saturday. The only team to beat them is Mary Washington.
Indiana won the Fighting Irish 7s on a frigid day of competition in South Bend, showing how unity and some serious 7s experience can trump other factors.
We're about midway through the Notre Dame 7s and the cream is rising to the top.
We have plenty of video interviews from teams throughout the tournament:
Opening Notes, Conditions, Coach Notes
Ohio State Starts Strong
The Fighting Irish 7s is set for this weekend and it's become a much-anticipated event on the college 7s calendar.
This is the first of five automatic qualifiers for National Collegiate Rugby's 7s championships, which will be held in New Orleans May 28-30, and it's become huge.