The Mid American Conference will head into its championship weekend at Bowling Green Saturday, with four teams playing two games over the two days.
Wind made the Bowling Green v Davenport showdown a game of two halves, and in the end, Davenport held on to win the game 29-20.
Bowling Green hooker Phil Bryant is our Player Spotlight this week after he helped spark a 47-14 win over Western Michigan.
Bowling Green may have won the MAC playoffs last year, but they still remember being beaten by Western Michigan in the regular season.
That game was in the backs of the minds of the BGSU players this past weekend as the Falcons took on the Broncos in yet another meeting. Both teams were undefeated, of course, and so this game had plenty of meaning.
Of course once we at Goff Rugby Report profiled a team that might be on the rise, that team loses; so it was in the MAC where Louisville, which started strong last week, were pipped this week by Ohio.
Bowling Green defeated Ohio State in one of the longest continuously played rivalries in the Midwest, if not the United States; the series kicked off in 1968 when BG defeated OSU 5-3 in the Falcons' first ever match.
The Falcon ruggers beat Ohio State 26-16 this time around, marking BGSU's seventh straight victory over the Buckeyes.
Bowling Green won this year’s Mid American Conference Sevens Championship with an offensive outburst in the final, 46-0 over fellow finalists Cincinnati.
Played at BG’s College Park rugby pitch on the first decent weather rugby day this entire spring, the Falcons were one of five teams to end pool play with 2-1 records.
The Notre Dame College Falcons are through to the DIAA Quarterfinals after beating Bowling Green 52-21 in a midweek playoff game.
The game was played midweek to accommodate the fact that NDC played Wheeling Jesuit this past weekend, and Bowling Green has a 7s tournament coming on Saturday.
Bowling Green University men's team is on a tour of the United Kingdom, and logged a nice win to start things off.
It’s been a difficult season for Bowling Green.
The Falcons don’t normally lose games in their conference, and yet they lost twice to conference opponents, including a contentious 33-29 decision against Western Michigan, and a 51-29 loss to Cincinnati two weeks ago.
So going into this weekend’s semifinals and final, BGSU had some work to do to get back on top.
Two conference champions were crowned on Sunday in men's DI college rugby in dramatic fashion, as Syracuse won the Empire and Bowling Green won the MAC in games that went down to the wire.