CHICAGO — Arkansas State University defeated Notre Dame, 32-17, this weekend in men’s college rugby.
“Notre Dame is a very good team,” said A-State head coach Blake White. “Their players challenged us physically throughout the match, particularly with their big forwards. The first half was some of the best rugby we’ve played all year, but we just didn’t capitalize enough.”
JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s rugby team kept its win streak alive by defeating Iowa Central Community College, 45-11, Saturday afternoon at Curt Huckaby Field. The Red Wolves now stand 5-0 overall, while ICCC drops to 2-4.
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Arkansas State University put on another scoring show to defeat Texas, 74-0, in collegiate rugby here Saturday. Freshman Louis Neal led with three tries, followed by two apiece from freshman Keagan Barrett and sophomore Tino Msasanure.
The victory puts the Red Wolves at 4-0 on the year and elevates their point output to 297-6 against their opponents.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —Arkansas State University’s men's rugby team used its depth to unleash firepower on both sides of the ball to defeat Alabama 51-6 in preseason action.
Arkansas State scored two tries in the second half to come from behind and defeat Clemson University 14-10 Saturday afternoon in the Mid-South Conference.
It was a tight game throughout, and was a tough oss for the Tigers, who fielded ten players under the age of 20.
JONESBORO - Sloppy, muddy field conditions didn't keep Arkansas State University from defeating Iowa Central Community College, 30-10, in the spring season opener Saturday afternoon in collegiate rugby at Curt Huckaby Field.
Arkansas State University rugby player Garrett Soileau died late last week near his hometown of The Woodlands, Teexas in a automobile accident, the university reported.
Cal won their second-straight Varsity Cup with a 44-13 defeat of Arkansas State Saturday in Santa Clara.
Cal takes on Arkansas State on what promises to be a windy Varsity Cup Final at Stevens Field in Santa Clara, Saturday.
These two teams haven't met since 2010, when they played a DIA (then called the CPL) semifinal.
Cal and Arkansas State will play each other for the Varsity Cup final after they won difficult semifinals Saturday.
Arkansas battled Navy in the rain in Jonesboro, Ark., and it was a game that hinged, to a certain extent, on one play. With the score 10-7 to ASU near halftime.
And just like that, we're down to four teams in the Varsity Cup.
Cal hosts Penn State and Arkansas State hosts Navy in this year's final four, and it's all up in the air.
Arkansas State weathered a torrid early storm from Utah Valley to emerge 39-12 winners in th Varsity Cup quarterfinals.
The Red Wolves aren't used to being the smaller team on the field, but this time they were, and that changed their approach.