Three league games kick off this weekend in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association - the women’s competition of NCAA varsity teams.
After beating Army last week, Quinnipiac travels to AIC Friday.
Lindenwood University of St. Charles, Mo. and the Mid-South Conference in DIA has announced that Joshy Macy will be the team's new Head Coach.
The East Coast Rugby Conference, the ECRC, gets ready for another season, with everyone chasing top dogs AIC.
Contributing writer Michael Griffin has produced team previews for Goff Rugby Report. You can link to each preview below. Also below is the conference schedule:
Notre Dame College defeated AIC 24-14 Sunday at Bowling Green University to take the Eastern DIAA semifinal and book a spot in the national final May 7 in Moraga, Calif.
The Falcons downed the Yellow Jackets by playing a physical, aggressive game both on offense and defense, and didn’t allow their dangerous backs to operate in space.
They say speed kills and certainly it did some damage Saturday in the Eastern bracket of the DIAA college playoffs.
Bolstered by a solid forward effort, the pacey backs of AIC and Notre Dame College saw the two teams through to Sunday's semifinals.
The Falcons of Notre Dame College defeated Middle Tennessee State 38-7 to advance. Meanwhile AIC raced past James Madison 68-27.
And so we’re down to eight teams in DIAA, and it’s time to make some picks.
On April 16, AIC took the West Chester 7s cup against Army, Dartmouth, Norwich, Princeton, West Chester, Bloomsburg, and Kutztown, yet their 4-1 tournament record was not easily obtained.
After most of the winter/spring being about 7s, American International College rolls into the DIAA quarterfinals at Bowling Green University hot on the trail of a 15s championship.
This comes after an impressive 55-35 win for AIC over Delaware in the 1st round of the playoffs, a game that was difficult to prepare for.
American International College is through to the DIAA Quarterfinals with a wild 55-35 defeat of Delaware Saturday.
A week after winning the 1st Empire 7s Series tournament, AIC will host their own Armory 7s with an eye toward qualifying for the USA Rugby College 7s Nationals.
In a women's college 7s tournament at the LVI that included some select sides, and some well-regarded teams from Canada, it was two American colleges that ended up on top.