The Women’s DII College game of the weekend occurred between Colgate and Vermont during the USA Rugby Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA. The first round of playoffs is often rife with unbalanced matchups and lopsided scores – but that’s not what happened in Hamilton, N.Y., yesterday.
The Northeast region of the USA Rugby Women's DII College Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, didn’t sort out it until today, as Bowdoin and Colorado College played the final Round of 32 game of the weekend. The visitors had to wait until the final five minutes of the game before putting any points on the board, while the Polar Bears ran in nine tries for the 51-5 win.
The Midwest and Mid-Atlantic brackets have named their Round of 16 representatives for the USA Rugby Women's DII College Fall Championships, hosted by ACRA. The West and Northeast regions have one more game to decide, and we'll update once those results come across.
A punch-up was predicted between Mankato State and UW Steven’s Point, as the two Midwestern teams fought for a spot in the USA Rugby Women’s DII College Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, Round of 16. The Mavericks held onto a tenuous three-point lead at half, and then held UWSP scoreless while piling on three second-half tries for the 32-14 victory.
One half of the USA Rugby Women DII College's Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, Northeast bracket is straightforward: Bowdoin College hosts Colorado College; Rutgers hosts St. Michael’s. The victors of this weekend’s matches will play each other at the Round of 16 in Hanover, N.H. We’re expecting next weekend’s game to be between Bowdoin and Rutgers.
The West bracket of the USA Rugby Women’s DII College Fall Championship has already named two teams to its Round of 16, making this weekend’s Round of 32 a quieter one comparatively. Winona and Utah Valley have already booked their tickets to Northern Iowa on Nov. 15-16 for the next round of national playoffs.
The Midwest bracket of the USA Rugby Women's DII College Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, is the only region that is contesting all four Round of 32 matches on Saturday - that is, no conference championships count as Round of 32 games. Notre Dame College is the heavy favorite to advance to the Final Four in Florida, but here's a preview of what you can expect on Saturday:
The brackets for the USA Rugby Women's DI & DII College Fall Championships, hosted by ACRA, have been released.
We do not have all of the information for the new USAR Fall 15s Championships sponsored by ACRA, but considering teams have qualified for playoffs that will occur in two weekends' time, we're publishing all of the information we do have.
There is still a lot of speculation as to who is competing in the new USA Rugby Fall 15s Championship sponsored by ACRA and what that means for the spring. We have an incomplete picture of the upcoming Round of 16 (Nov. 15); however, we’ve checked in with a few of the top DI teams to see where they’re figuring in.